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Document ID (ISN)103676
CIS number 04-685
Year 2001
Convention or series no. NTP 600-2001
Author(s) Duarte Viejo G., Piqué Ardanuy T.
Title Safety regulations on fire precautions in industrial establishments (RD 786/2001)
Original title Reglamento de seguridad contra incendios en establecimientos industriales (RD 786/2001) [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2001. 8p. Illus.
Internet access http://internet.mtas.es/Insht/ntp/ntp_600.htm [in Spanish]
Abstract The aim of this information note is to help enterprises implement the requirements of the technical appendices to the Regulations on fire precautions in industrial establishments (RD 786/2001, CIS 02-21). Contents: provisions of appendix 1 on the characterization of industrial establishments with respect to fire safety (layout and location of industrial establishments as a function of their environment, intrinsic fire hazards); provisions of appendix 2 on the requirements with respect to construction as a function of the plant hazard level (maximum surface area of fire sectors, fire behaviour of construction elements, integrity of structural elements in the advent of fire, fire resistance of separation elements, number of escape and evacuation ways and their layout, ventilation and smoke evacuation); provisions of appendix 3 on the requirements with respect to fire protection as a function of the type of plant (detection systems, extinguishing systems, alarm systems); related legislation and applicable standards.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; fire prevention; fire protection; premises
Descriptors (secondary) smoke detectors; fire behaviour; fire resistance; ventilation systems; data sheet; portable fire extinguishers; fixed extinguishing systems; escape and exit; comment on law; alarm systems
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires