NFPA 12A sets the new standard for Halon 1301 fire extinguishing system inspection, maintenance, and decommissioning.
A critical resource for facility managers and inspectors, NFPA 12A: Standard on Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems presents the most advanced rules for halogenated agent systems, so equipment will function as intended throughout its service life. NFPA 12A requirements cover system design, installation, testing, inspection, approval, listing, operation, maintenance, decommissioning, and removal.
Work with up-to-date criteria for safe, knowledgeable, and effective system care. Changes in this edition include:
- Updated references to companion codes and standards
- A new requirement that supports electronic storage of maintenance records
Numerous annexes provide valuable information on topics such as enclosure integrity procedure, hazards to personnel, storage containers, piping, system flow calculations, and approval of installations, along with other informational references.
Primarily present in commercial, industrial, institutional, marine, and military installations, Halon 1301 fire extinguishing systems require proper care for safety and effectiveness. Facility managers, code enforcers, and inspectors of these systems need the latest edition of NFPA 12A. (Softbound, 57 pp., 2015)