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Document ID (ISN)26471
CIS number 77-25
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Title NFPA inspection manual.
Bibliographic information National Fire Protection Association, 470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02210, USA, 4th edition, 1976. 398p. Illus. Price: US-$12.50.
Abstract A comprehensive book covering all aspects of inspection work done for fire protection by property owners, fire departments, insurance companies, central managements and government agencies. Contents: inspection procedure; organisation of fire loss prevention and self-inspection; inspection organisations; approval and standards; housekeeping; storage; domestic and commercial heating equipment, gas applicances and oil burning appliances; chimneys and venting systems; industrial and commercial heat utilisation equipment; electricity; flammable and combustible liquids; gas hazards; explosive dusts and combustible fibres; chemicals, explosives and miscellaneous hazards; finishing processes; welding and cutting; spontaneous heating; life safety and exits; building types; interior finish, decorations; limitation of fire spread; fire doors and windows; air conditioning, ventilating and exhaust systems; roofs; fire extinguishers; guards, detection, supervisory and alarm systems; sprinkler equipment; standpipes and special extinguishing systems; water supplies for private protection; tanks; fire pumps public fire departments. New subjects covered by this 4th edition include storage facilities and industrial and commercial heat utilisation equipment.
Descriptors (primary) USA; safety checks; inspection; fire protection
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; fire detection; electricity; explosive substances; flammable substances; heating equipment; fuel burning equipment; storage; manuals; fire alarms; housekeeping; escape and exit; fire spread limitation; approval; welding and cutting; spontaneous combustion
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Safety supervision
Labour inspection