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Course M-5004 Fire Protection Fundamentals

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As described in OSHA 1910.1642, some concerns are associated with the selection, installation, m a i n t e ~ ~ and o p d o n of detection systems. .The number, spacing and ce location of devices must be in accordance with the nature of the devices. Following initiation of a signal by a detection device, the device m s be restored promptly. ut Detection devices must be maintained, tested and adjusted by trained personnel to maintain proper reliability. Devices must be protected and the response time of a device should ensure the objectives of its installation.
This unit has presented a general discussion. Details concerning the design, installation, wmmissioning, maintenance and testing of fire alarm systems can be found in the references listed below. NFPA 723 (National Fire Alarm Code) as well as OSHA 1910.1642 and OSHA 1910.165 set the requirements for detection and alarm systems. I a joint project, NFPA and Society of Fire Protection Engineers have published "Fire n Alarm Signaling Systemsw1 as a resource to help users apply the codes and standards and to act as a utilitarian guide for basic operational requirements.

Fire alarm system details

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REJ?ERENCES 1. NFPA [1994]. NFPA 11, Standards for low expansion foam and combined agent systems. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 51 p. 2. NFPA [1994], NFPA 11A. Standards for medium and high expansion foam systems. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Associion, 23 p. 3. NFPA [1995]. NFPA 16, Standard on deluge foam-water sprinkler and foamwater spray systems. Quincy, MA: National F r Protection Amciation, 20 p. ie 4. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 29, Part 1910 [1997]. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing O f c ,Office of the Federal Register. fie NFPA [1993]. NFPA 12, Standards for carbon dioxide extinguish& systems. 5. Quincy, MA: National Fr Protection Association, 46 p. ie 6. NFPA [1992]. NFPA 12A. Standards for halon 1301 fire extinguishing agent systems. Quincy, MA. National Fire Prokction Association, 64 p. 7. NFPA [1994]. NFPA 17, Standard for dry chemical extinguishing systems. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 22 p. 8. NFPA [1994]. NFPA 13, !hndards for the installation of sprinkler systems. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 124 p. 9. Solomon R, ed. [1994]. Automatic sprinkler systems handbook. 6th ed. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 790 p. 10. Fleming RP [1995]. Automatic sprinkler calculations. In: SFPE handbook of fr ie protection engineering. 2nd ed. Ed by DiNenno PJ, Beyler CL, Custer RLP, Walton WD,Wts JM Jr, Drysdale D and Hall JR Jr. Quincy, MA: National at Fire Protection Association, p. 4-56, Chapter 4-3. Cote A, Linville J, eds. [1992]. Fire protection handbook. 17th ed. Quincy,MA: 11 National F e Protection Association. i r 12. NFPA [1994]. NFPA 10, Standards for portable fire extinguishers. Quincy, MA: National F e Protection Association, 50 p. i r