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  1. Our Lady of the Angels School Fire: 50 Years Later

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2008

    NFPA 101), later renamed the Life Safety Code , to speak to inadequacies in ..... IFC), whereas the NFPA’s Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) contains many of that ..... IBC , the >IFC , and the NFPA Life Safety Code each require the installation

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Should Healthcare Fire Safety Backtrack on 60 Years of Improvement

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    Mon, 29 Jul 2013

    a comprehensively expanded and revised standard was published by the National Fire Protection Association as the ' Life Safety Code ' (NFPA 101). Reversing the trend of 60 years of hospital fire safety improvements, changes to the International

  8. 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

  9. Atrium Features and Firefighting Tactics

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    Thu, 1 Mar 2012

    National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101, The Life Safety Code , requires an engineering analysis to demonstrate that ..... National Fire Protection Association. NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code (2009 ed.) NFPA: Quincy, MA. 2009. Sharry

  10. Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Our Lady of the Angels Fire, Part 2

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    Thu, 27 Dec 2012

    Structures; and was later renamed Life Safety Code . It contains the results of ..... code references are to NFPA 101 Life Safety Code , 2012 edition): New educational ..... 10.3.9) Although NFPA 101 Life Safety Code is referenced by the model building