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Document ID (ISN)76779
CIS number 01-855
ISBN(s) 2-900503-17-5
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Title Practical fire safety manual, 1993-1996
Original title TraitÚ pratique de sÚcuritÚ incendie, 1993-1996 [in French]
Bibliographic information Centre national de prÚvention et de protection, 5 rue Daunou, 75002 Paris, France, 5th ed., 1992. 905p. Illus. Index.
Abstract This publication is divided into 7 sections: "general principles" covers basic understanding of fire safety; "construction and design of buildings", deals with the concepts that are essential for the designer, builder and user of a building with regard to fire safety; "fire safety organizations" provides information on administrations, fire protection services, insurance organizations, standards and supervisory bodies; "plant safety organization" addresses the issues of risks, responsibilities, the organization of emergency services and training; "fire safety materials and products" describes detection, extinction and personal protective equipment; "hazards from operations " covers the main fire hazards in industrial environments from energy production, transporting fluids, storage, maintenance and specific processes; finally, the section entitled "bodies" lists trade associations, professional bodies and research centres.
Descriptors (primary) France; plant safety organization; building industry; fire
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; fire services; manuals; hazard evaluation; standard; fire prevention; legislation; safety and health institutions; emergency organization
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Construction industry and civil engineering