Stay up to code with the 2012 Edition of NFPA 1 - Fire Code
Protect lives and property and cover all the fire protection bases with today’s best information in the 2012 NFPA 1!
The 2012 NFPA 1: Fire Code is a comprehensive, integrated approach to fire code regulation and hazard management. Adopted in jurisdictions throughout North America, this informative, extensive reference is a must-have for anyone involved in fire protection and life safety compliance.
This massive Standard contains extracts from and references to more than 130 NFPA codes and standards that address the full range of fire protection and life safety issues. Major changes in the 2012 NFPA 1: Fire Code help protect jurisdictions with more powerful and comprehensive fire protection requirements for fire alarm, sprinkler, and life safety issues. Adopted in jurisdictions throughout North America, this integrated approach to fire code regulation and hazard management contains extracts from and references to more than 130 NFPA codes and standards to address the full range of fire protection and life safety issues.
Work with the latest references to widely used NFPA documents, including such industry benchmarks as the 2012 NFPA 101: Life Safety Code, NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code, and NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code; 2011 NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code and NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems; and 2010 NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems and NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.
The 2012 NFPA 1 provides you with more practical guidance and expanded coverage such as:
- Instead of listing references, the 2012 NFPA 1 includes new extracted text for interior finish, contents and furnishings, and dust control requirements for industrial hazards.
- Sprinklers in all new buildings three or more stories in height
- CO detection in new residential occupancies reflecting the NFPA 101: Life Safety Code
- Floor fire protection for new non-sprinklered one- and two-family dwellings
- Two-way radio communication enhancement systems may be required by the AHJ per NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
NFPA 1 also includes three new Annexes boost community and fire fighter safety.
- In-Building Public Safety Radio Enhancement System: Allows responders to communicate from any part of a building, not just from locations where two-way telephones are installed.
- Fire Fighter Safety Building Marking System: Gives fire fighters advance knowledge of building features so they can assess potential risks and adjust fire fighting strategies accordingly.
- Fire Department Service Delivery Evaluation: Guidelines help AHJs measure the impact of new development and ensure that as planned growth occurs, adequate levels of fire protection and public safety will be maintained.