NFPA 99 Provides Standards for Selecting the Right Type of Fire Extinguishers for Healthcare Facilities
Nona Peterson – 10-2-2023 What is Independent Third Party Testing for Products? To assure that building products are meeting performance and safety standards, many are tested or evaluatedby independent third party organizations also known as Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories(NRTL) such as Intertek, UL Solutions (UL), FM Approvals (FM) and QAI Laboratories (QAI). Thoseorganizations among others, …
Are Cabinets Required for Fire Extinguishers? No, as a general rule, they are not, but a cabinet can offer several benefits:
Buildings in hurricane zones are designed to withstand wind speeds based on a specific geographic location and probabilities of occurrence.
The ADA, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and International Building Code (IBC) have created guidelines for the mounting of cabinets and extinguishers to provide safe and easy access to the equipment.