Fire Protection Books

  • Fire Protection: Systems and Response

    The modern definition of firefighter no longer means “putting the wet stuff on the red stuff.” Emergency responders answer incidents ranging from fire alarm activations to elevator rescues and medical emergencies more often than full-blown fires. Consequently, responders increasingly interface with a wide array of building systems. Underscoring ...

  • OSHA Compliance: A Simplified National Guide

    Make compliance with worker protection regulatory requirements easy to understand with this must-have publication. Use it to identify compliance issues that already apply to your workplace or anticipate those that are likely to make their way into your regulatory agenda. Information is presented in question-and-answer format to allow you to easily ...

  • International Fire Code®

    Coordinated with the International Building Code®, this volume references additional standards to comprehensively address fire safety in new and existing buildings. Forty-five chapters cover: • General precautions against fire• Emergency planning and preparedness• Fire service features• Building services and systems• ...

  • ASTM's Role in Performance-Based Fire Codes and Standards

    Performance-based fire codes and standards are documents that state goals for determining when performance is achieved. They include rules and procedures and usually involve testing and modeling. This unique new ASTM publication presents 12 peer-reviewed papers that give you an overview of performance-based initiatives in the United States and ...

  • Fire and Flammability of Furnishings and Contents of Buildings

    An up-to-date review of furniture flammability and test methods for measuring the flammability of contents and furnishings of buildings. 14 peer-reviewed papers cover the development of fire tests and regulation on: • Upholstered Furniture • Bedding • Wall and Floor Coverings • Apparel • Cabinetry The papers ...

  • API STD 520 P1 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This standard applies to the sizing and selection of pressure relief devices used in refineries and related industries for equipment that has a maximum allowable working pressure of 15 psig (103 kPag) or greater. The pressure relief devices covered in this standard are intended to protect unfired pressure vessels and related equipment against ...

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