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Document ID (ISN)108709
CIS number 08-1163
Year 2006
Convention or series no. OSHA Publication No.3256-07N (2006)
Title Fire service features of buildings and fire protection systems
Bibliographic information Publications U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20210, USA, 2006. 67p. Illus. 5 ref.
Internet access http://www.osha.gov/Publications/fire_features3256.pdf [in English]
Abstract This booklet explains how fire service operations can be influenced by different building features and offers considerations for design professionals that can help facilitate these operations. It includes sections on building and site design, sprinkler systems, standpipe systems, fire department connections, fire alarm and communications systems, as well as various firefighting systems.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; USA; fire hazards; safety by design; fire protection; design of equipment; premises
Descriptors (secondary) safety engineering; public OSH institutions; safety guides; sprinkler systems; fire alarms
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s)
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Ergonomics