Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual

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Robert E. Solomon
Jones & Bartlett Learning, Jan 1, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 703 pages
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Protect lives and property with state-of-the-art guidance on conducting safe, thorough, accurate inspections! Expanded with updated facts and new chapters! Completely revised and updated to reflect the latest procedures and code requirements, the Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual is your step-by-step guide through the complete fire inspection process, with special emphasis on life safety considerations.Formerly the NFPA Inspection Manual, it covers the full range of hazards and gives you solid advice on identifying and correcting problems. Easy-to-follow checklists help you remember and record every important detail. Early chapters provide important background information, while the second half presents inspection guidelines for specific fire protection systems and occupancies that are based on the Life Safety Code®.In addition to discussing fundamentals such as inspection procedures and report writing, this comprehensive manual now includes all-new chapters on Housekeeping and Building Procedures, Water Mist Systems, Day Care Occupancies, Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, and Semi-Conductor Manufacturing. With 150 illustrations, more sample forms, and a larger format, this acclaimed manual is more helpful than ever. Perfect for use in the field, the Manual features a new 8 1/2” x 11” size with full-page checklists at the back of the book linked to individual chapters. Detailed visuals throughout help you understand complicated concepts.Whether you’re just starting your career as a fire inspector or ready to brush up on the basics, the Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual has the reliable inspection advice you need.
  

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Contents

Classification of Construction Types
37
29
77
Michael Earl Dillon
95
Electrical Systems
107
Michael Ea rl Dillon 10 5
113
Fire Alarm Systems Lee Richardson
123
Water Supplies Phillip A Brown
143
Automatic Sprinkler and Other WaterBased Fire
157
Storage Occupancies Joseph Versteeg
345
Special Structures and HighRise Buildings Joseph Versteeg
355
PROCESS AND STORAGE HAZARDS
367
Sharon S Gilyeat
369
Radioactive Materials Wayne D Holmes
377
MaterialsHandling Systems L Jeffrey Mattern
385
General Storage Stephen R Hoover
395
Storage and Handling of Flammable and Combustible Liquids Orville M Bud Slye Jr
415

Water Mist Systems Jack R Mawhinney
177
Special Agent Extinguishing Systems
201
Eric W Forssell and Scott A Hill
209
Means of Egress Ron Cote
225
Interior Finish Contents and Furnishings
231
OCCUPANCIES
239
Health Care Facilities Joseph M Jardin
259
Ambulatory Health Care Facilities Joseph M Jardin
267
Detention and Correctional Occupancies Joseph M Jardin
273
Hotels Joseph M Jardin
283
Apartment Buildings Joseph M Jardin
289
Lodging or Rooming Houses Joseph M Jardin
299
Residential Board and Care Occupancies Joseph M Jardin
305
One and TwoFamily Dwellings Joseph M Jardin
315
Mercantile Occupancies Joseph Versteeg
321
Business Occupancies Joseph Versteeg
327
Industrial Occupancies Joseph Versteeg
335
Gas Hazards Theodore C Lemoff
431
Combustible Dusts William J Bradford
443
Combustible Metals Carl H Rivkin
453
Chemicals John A Davenport
463
Plastics and Rubber Steve Younis
473
Explosives and Blasting Agents Ion Santis
485
Fireworks and Pyrotechnics Ken Kosanke
493
HeatUtilization Equipment Richard A Gallagher
501
Spray Painting and Powder Coating Don R Scarbrough
517
Welding Cutting and Other Hot Work August F Manz and Amy Beasley Spencer
533
Hazards of Manufacturing Processes L Jeffrey Mattern
547
Aerosol Manufacturing and Storage Michael Madden
559
Protection of Commercial Cooking Equipment R T Whitey Leicht
573
Appendix Inspection Forms
587
Index 679
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About the Editor 703
653
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