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Document ID (ISN)68331
CIS number 97-261
ISBN(s) 0-87765-396-8
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) CotÚ R.
Title Life Safety Code® Handbook
Bibliographic information National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101, Quincy, MA 02269-9101, USA, 6th ed., 1994. xi, 900p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: USD 75.50.
Abstract This handbook explains the requirements found in the Life Safety Code® (NFPA 101), with emphasis for each part of the code on the following: intent and interpretation; historical perspective on provisions; application of requirements. The main sections of the Code are as follows: fundamental requirements; definitions; classification of occupancy and hazard of contents; means of egress; features of fire protection; building service and fire protection equipment; requirements for new and existing occupancies (assembly occupancies (i.e. for large gatherings); schools; hospitals and clinics; jails; hotels and dormitories; apartment buildings; lodging and rooming houses; one- and two-family dwellings; nursing homes; stores; business premises; industrial premises; storage premises; special structures and high-rise buildings). In appendices: case histories; fire alarm systems; sprinkler systems; elevator codes; fire tests for life safety code users; legal applications.
Descriptors (primary) USA; buildings; disasters; emergency exits; fire protection; emergency organization
Descriptors (secondary) shops; offices; industrial buildings; manuals; fire alarms; comment on standard; educational institutions; hospitals; hotel industry; prison services; standard; escape and rescue
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires