1: Fire Code


Adopted in jurisdictions throughout North America, NFPA 1: Fire Code presents a comprehensive, integrated approach to fire code regulation and hazard management. Fully updated for 2018, this edition features extracts from and references to more than 130 NFPA codes and standards. Staying up-to-code gives fire marshals, code officials, inspectors, facility owners and managers – and anyone who has responsibilities for life safety, building safety and hazardous materials – the latest fire protection requirements for fire alarm, sprinkler, building and process hazards as well as life safety issues.

Get extracts from widely used NFPA codes and standards including:

  • The 2018 editions of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code, NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, and NFPA 30A: Code for Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages
  • The 2017 editions of NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code and NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
  • The 2016 editions of NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems and NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code

Changes in the 2018 edition of NFPA 1: Fire Code include two all-new chapters and updates including:

  • Revised requirements for the application of referenced publications
  • Newly added references for the professional qualifications for fire inspectors, plan examiners, and fire marshals
  • New minimum fire prevention inspection frequencies for existing occupancies
  • Updates to premises identification
  • New and updated marking and access criteria for photovoltaic systems
  • New provisions for rubberized asphalt melters
  • Listing requirements for electric gates used on fire department access roads
  • New provisions on the outside storage of biomass feedstock
  • New requirements for the outdoor storage of wood and wood composite pallets or listed pallets equivalent to wood
  • All-new Chapter 38 on marijuana growing, processing, or extraction facilities
  • Revised Chapter 40 to replace extracts from NFPA 654 with extracted provisions from NFPA 652
  • Completely reorganized aircraft fuel servicing provisions in accordance with NFPA 407
  • A new section on mobile and temporary cooking operations
  • Extensive revisions of Chapter 52 on energy storage systems
  • All-new Chapter 55 on cleaning and purging of flammable gas piping systems with reference to NFPA 56
  • New provisions for insulated liquid carbon dioxide systems extracted from NFPA 55
  • New Annex E on fire fighter breathing-air replenishment systems

Don’t delay – prevent injuries and deaths and advance safety for the public and first responders with the 2015 NFPA 1: Fire Code.

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