Nfpa 101: Life Safety Code, 2012 Edition

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Nfpa 101: Life Safety Code, 2012 Edition Author Nfpa
ISBN-10 0064641805
ISBN-13 9780064641807
Year 2011-09-01
Pages 488
Language English
Publisher National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
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Responsive Progressive Dynamic Occupant safety takes another leap forward with the 2012 Life Safety Coder Nontraditional use of buildings innovative designs new technologies materials and construction practices As the built environment and societal expectations change so do the challenges to protect people from fire and related hazards Fully updated to reflect the latest industry developments and lessons learned the 2012 NFPA 101r raises occupant safety to a whole new level For protecting lives in all types of occupancies assembly residential health care industrial and more nothing else comes close NFPAr s Life Safety Code is the most widely used source for strategies for occupant safety throughout the life cycle of a building Unique in the field it is the only document that addresses life safety in both new and existing structures From egress sprinklers and alarms to emergency lighting smoke barriers and special hazard protection the LSC covers it Stay on top of important updates including All new high rise buildings must comply with the high rise building package promoting consistency in protection regardless of occupancy type Revisions in health care occupancy rules foster a more comfortable home like environment New rules for carbon monoxide CO alarms or detection systems in certain residential living units Changes for exit stair enclosure path markings Egress chapter provisions for safe use of elevators for occupant evacuation Relaxation of the means of egress provisions for unoccupied building service equipment support areas Make sure your knowledge is up to date and your jobs are up to code Base your decisions on the 2012 NFPA 101 and tackle safety challenges effectively Softbound 489 pp 2012

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