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  1. Fire Education: Construction Concerns: Firewall Penetrations

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    Mon, 8 Sep 2014

    rated partitions and floor-ceiling assemblies as described in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101, Life Safety Code , and in the NFPA and International Code Council building and fire codes are used to separate hazards and areas of

  2. Fire Safety: Firefighting in Hospitals

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    Tue, 7 Oct 2014

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Life Safety Code 101 ® , defines a health care facility as, “An occupancy ..... several other regulatory agencies when discussing the Life Safety Code . These agencies include the Joint Commission (TJC

  3. Dr. John L. Bryan, Fire Protection Pioneer, Passes Away

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    Tue, 14 Oct 2014

    he had served voluntarily on NFPA technical committees and remains active on the Building Code/ Life Safety Code Means of Egress and Life Safety Code correlating committees. A longstanding member of NFPA's board of directors and Standards Council

  4. Hotel Fires: “It is Only a Matter of Time . . .”

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    Fri, 8 Aug 2014

    implemented over the past decades by incorporation into the model Building Codes and Fire Codes; and into NFPA 101 Life Safety Code ® . These codes have the force of law only when they are adopted by a state, municipality, or other governing

  5. Fire Protection: Ensuring Fire Barrier Integrity at New Parkland Hospital in Texas

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    Fri, 13 Jun 2014

    nation. Parkland Fire Marshal Michael Rader is responsible for overseeing that the facility is in compliance with the life safety code so that Parkland's patients, visitors, and staff will be safe should a fire emergency arise. A major consideration

  6. Specified Technologies Inc Electronic Barrier Management Program Ensures Comprehensive Fire Barrier Integrity at New Parkland Hospital

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    Fri, 16 May 2014

    Marshal Michael Rader. It will replace the current Parkland Hospital, which was built in 1954. Rader oversees the life safety code compliance within Parkland to ensure the fire safety of patients, visitors and staff within the building. Ensuring

  7. Firefighting: Construction Concerns: Maintenance

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    Thu, 20 Mar 2014

    Photo 1 shows a self-closing hinge on a hotel-room door. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101, Life Safety Code , 2012 edition, which is incorporated by reference into most building and fire codes, requires that the walls and doors

  8. Fire Service Industry News: Special Achievements and Committee Service Honored by NFPA

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    Sun, 15 Jun 2014

    2009 – present) Building Systems (2000 – present; Chair 2002 – 2012) Building Materials (2000 – 2002) Life Safety Code ® Technical Committees on: Health Care Occupancies (2010 – present) Board and Care Facilities (2009 – present

  9. Lightweight Apartment Building Fires: Heavyweight Realities

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    Mon, 23 Jun 2014

    ICC International Fire Code , 2003 edition; International Building Code (IBC), 2006 edition; and NFPA 101, Life Safety Code , 2000 edition. In general, these codes state that such buildings may use lightweight wood construction and include the

  10. HIGH-RISE SAFETY: HAVE WE MISSED THE OBVIOUS?

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    Tue, 1 Jan 2002

    Protection Association Standard 101, Life Safety Code ® "a building greater than 75 ..... serious flaw of not carrying the Life Safety Code ® definition to the next step ..... AND FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS The Life Safety Code ® and Department of Labor [Occupational