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Accessibility

ADA building accessibility requirements

ADA Standards for Accessible Design [28618] ?

ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities

Checklist for Readily Achievable Barrier Removal [28616] ?

Architectural barriers must be removed in public areas of existing facilities when their removal is achievable

Common ADA Errors and Omissions in New Construction and Alterations [19044] ?

ADA requires that new construction & alterations to existing facilities comply with the ADA Standard

Design Details: Van Accessible Parking Spaces [28617] ?

ADA Design Requirements for Van Accessible Parking Spaces

Disabled: Restriping Parking Lots [28615] ?

When a business restripes a parking lot, it must provide accessible parking spaces as required by the ADA

Updated TX-Texas Architectural Barriers [24800] ?

The requirements of the Texas Architectural Barriers Act (TABA)

Buildings

Building design & architectural elements related to safety, maintenance, etc

Updated Fire Safety Challenges of Green Buildings [40208] ?

Addresses fire hazards and risks related to green building design

Extinguishers

References on portable fire extinguishers

Fire Engineering

Documents on fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers, fire protection

Fire Alarm Systems [26655] ?

A practical guide

Fire Hazards

Control of special fire hazards

Candle Safety [19319] ?

Fact sheet provides advice on the safe use of candles

Updated Christmas Tree Fires [19320] ?

Fact sheet provides advice on Christmas tree safety

NFPA 430 Code for the Storage of Liquid and Solid Oxidizers [10467] ?

Sprinkler protection for swimming pool chemicals, etc

NFPA 61 Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing [39918] ?

Text of the standard for prevention of fires and dust explosions in agricultural and food processing facilities

NFPA 654 - Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions [39911] ?

From the manufacturing, processing and handling of combustible particulate solids

NFPA 664 Prevention of Fires and Explosions in Wood Processing and Woodworking [39947] ?

Standard for the prevention of fires and explosions in wood processing and woodworking facilities

Fire Safety

Fire safety programs, checklists and reference materials

Campus Dorm/College Housing Fires [19318] ?

Statistics on School, College, and University Dormitory, Fraternity, and Sorority House Fires

Fire Hazard Prevention [18944] ?

Alerts focused on preventing fires in the workplace

Fire Prevention Tips [11643] ?

Basic advice for consumers regarding fire prevention

Fire Safety Information [312] ?

Safety advice for the homeowner

Mobile Home Safety - Fire Prevention [23822] ?

Fire safety in manufactured homes

NFPA 600 Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades [26656] ?

Requirements for fire brigades

Flammables

Controlling the hazards from flammable and combustible liquids and gases

Fueling Safety [19312] ?

Safety tips to minimize fire danger when filling gas tank or portable container with gas

Updated Outdoor Grill Fire Safety [15764] ?

Safety tips for safe use of outdoor BBQ grills

PA-Pennsylvania Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code [26394] ?

Outlines the requirements

Hotels

Fire hazards and controls related to hotels and motels

Hotel & Motel Fire Safety [5946] ?

Resources on fire safety requirements for hotels

Imported Drywall

Metal corrosion and health issues from Chinese drywall

Drywall Safety Act of 2012 [36255] ?

Federal drywall labeling requirements, etc

Safety Programs

Full text fire safety programs, checklists and support materials

Property Loss Control Program [27867] ?

Guidelines for hot work, fire detection equipment inspection/testing, impairment procedures and more

Smoke

Smoke detectors, smoke management, smoke alarms

Smoke Alarms Guide [19308] ?

Basic smoke alarm safety tips.

Sprinklers

Technical resources on fire sprinklers, halon, fire protection engineering

NFPA Codes Related to Sprinklers [14695] ?

Text of the NFPA standards related to sprinkler systems






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