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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  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

  6. 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 ..... IBC , the >IFC , and the NFPA Life Safety Code each require the installation

  7. Code Enforcement: Critical for a Successful Fire Prevention Program

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    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    established fire prevention or life safety code . These codes may be written ..... possible violation of a fire or life safety code , such as a locked exit in a ..... within the scope of the fire or life safety code . Even wildlands, previously

  8. 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

  9. Cocoanut Grove Coalition Created to Mark Fire's 70th Anniversary, Create Web Site

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    Mon, 19 Nov 2012

    Grove did not result in significant changes to NFPA codes; the Building Exits Code, the precursor to NFPA 101, Life Safety Code ®, already addressed the types of hazards present at the club. Local fire and safety codes, however, in Boston

  10. 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