Nfpa 99 Health Care Facilities Code 2012 Edition

Author: Nfpa
Publisher:
ISBN: 1455901024
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Medical

Featuring a groundbreaking shift to a risk- vs. occupancy-based approach, the 2012 NFPA 99 ushers in a new era in health care safety! In response to an increasingly decentralized health care system, a growing array of high-tech procedures, and new security demands, the 2012 NFPA 99 has reinvented itself to reflect a new environment where it is the risk that a procedure poses to patients and staff, not the location where it is conducted, that defines safety guidelines. Its new title -- Health Care Facilities Code -- signifies that it is rewritten to make performance criteria for health care facilities more enforceable and adoptable. Completely reorganized, this new benchmark advances health care facility safety with major changes such as... * A new risk-based framework * A fully updated Chapter 5, Gas and Vacuum Systems, including additional maintenance requirements * New chapters on security, fire protection, and information technology * Operating rooms are considered a wet location unless a risk assessment of the area determines otherwise. Move up to a new level of protection and keep facilities up-to-code and patients and staff safe from harm. The 2012 NFPA 99 is essential for engineers, facility managers...AHJs...plumbers...gas and vacuum system installers, designers, and verifiers...security personnel...insurance companies...and manufacturers. (Softbound, 211 pp., 2012)

Nfpa 101 Life Safety Code Handbook 2012 Edition

Author: Ron Cote
Publisher:
ISBN: 0064641821
Release Date: 2011-12-01
Genre: Medical

Take the fast track to compliance! The 2012 NFPA 101r Handbook puts practical answers to Code questions at your fingertips so you're ready to apply requirements correctly. The decisions you make on the job affect lives. That's why when a new Life Safety Coder edition comes out, there's no room for error and no time to lose. You need to get up-to-speed fast so you can hit the ground running, comply right the first time, and avoid costly mistakes, violations, and job delays. Your best source for the knowledge you need to master new requirements is the 2012 NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Handbook. Written by leading life safety authorities, this essential full- color NFPA 101 companion provides total compliance support with: Code text for new and existing buildings presented side-by-side for easy comparison -- this feature alone makes the Handbook a must! The full 2012 Life Safety Code text for easy access Expert commentary explains the reasoning and intent behind provisions and provide hands-on examples of how to apply rules, including new and revised provisions affecting health care occupancies, high-rise buildings, CO detection and alarms, and elevator use for occupant evacuation. More visuals than ever before! 150 photos and 400 charts, tables, illustrations, and diagrams -- not found in the Code -- all in full color for better visual clarification of NFPA 101 provisions Vertical rules alert you to Code additions and bullets signal deletions, so it's easy to see what's different in this edition. Matrix comparing the 2009 and 2012 NFPA 101 provides an overview of technical/substantive changes at-a-glance. Life safety depends on you. Shorten the learning curve on the new Code and save lives. Whether you're an architect, designer, contractor, engineer, AHJ, or inspector, you can depend on the 2012 Life Safety Code Handbook to make sure requirements are applied properly to protect building occupants. (Hardbound, Approx. 1,392 pp., 2012)

National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code

Author: National Fire Protection Association
Publisher: National Fire Protection Assn
ISBN: 1455904112
Release Date: 2013-01-31
Genre: Reference

"This edition of NFPA 72 was approved as an American National Standard on August 26, 2012"--Page 1.

International Fire Code 2015

Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
ISBN: 1609834739
Release Date: 2014-06-12
Genre: Architecture

Get up-to-date on the critical regulations governing the safeguarding of life and property from all types of fire and explosion hazards with the 2015 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE LOOSE LEAF. This resource is the ultimate reference guide for addressing fire safety in both new and existing buildings. Using prescriptive- and performance- based approaches, this guide includes coverage of general precautions against fire, emergency planning and preparedness, fire department access, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and hazardous materials storage and use. This updated code edited sections like Section 910 which was heavily revised to address overall smoke removal and mechanical smoke removal requirements have been revised and clarified. A new Section 915 replaces and greatly expands upon former Section 908.7 on Carbon Monoxide detection and alarm requirements.

Fire Inspector Principles and Practice

Author: Iafc
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9780763798574
Release Date: 2012-02-15
Genre: Political Science

The Complete Fire Inspector I and II Training Solution! Fire inspectors need to know how to interpret and apply national and local codes and standards in the office and in the field. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is designed to prepare fire inspectors to ensure the highest standards of fire and life safety in their communities. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice, a modern integrated teaching and learning system for the fire inspector. This textbook meets and exceeds the job performance requirements for level I and II fire inspectors from Chapters 4 and 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2009 Edition. Fire Inspector: Principles and Practice is built on a solid foundation of the basics: building construction, fire growth, and types of occupancies. This fundamental knowledge is presented in a concise, understandable writing style that is easy to digest and recall. The solid foundation of fire and building knowledge then branches out to show the fire inspector how abstract concepts and codes will be concretely applied on a daily basis. This is the text that truly prepares fire inspectors for the real world.

International Fire Code 2009

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: International Code Council
ISBN: 1580017282
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A comprehensive guide to the regulation of fire safety in both new and existing buildings that covers general requirements, fire service features, building services and systems, decorative materials and furnishings, aviation facilities, fruit and crop ripening, fumigation and thermal insecticidal fogging, compressed gases, highly toxic materials, and more.

Fire Protection Systems

Author: A. Maurice Jones Jr.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284035384
Release Date: 2013-12-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

In addition to architects, engineers, and design professionals, fire fighters also need to understand fire protection systems in order to manage the fire scene and minimize risks to life and property. Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the various types of fire protection systems, their operational abilities and characteristics, and their applications within various types of structures. The new Second Edition meets the latest course objectives from the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education s (FESHE) Fire Protection Systems model curriculum and covers: Water supply basics, including sources, distribution networks, piping, and hydrants. Active fire protection systems and components, their operational characteristics, and installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements. Passive fire protection systems such as firewalls, fire separation assemblies, and fire dampers Smoke control and management systems, gas-based suppression, access and egress control systems, and the code requirements for installation of these systems. Ensure that you are completely up-to-date on the latest fire protection systems and their operational characteristics and abilities with Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition."

2012 International Building Code

Author: International Code Council
Publisher:
ISBN: 1609830407
Release Date: 2011-06-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Offers the latest regulations on designing and installing commercial and residential buildings.

Nfpa 99 2002

Author: NFPA (National Fire Prevention Association)
Publisher:
ISBN: 0064641031
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre:

Continuing advances in patient treatment and medical technology give rise to new safety standards for their application. That's why if you are part of the health care picture, you need the 2002 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities! Written by health care professionals for health care professionals, this widely used Standard contains requirements designed to minimize the hazards of fire, explosion, and electricity in all types of health care facilities.