Provide fire and explosion protection in coal mines with NFPA 120's updated provisions on sprinkler systems.
NFPA 120: Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines provides requirements to safeguard lives and property from fire and explosion in underground bituminous coal mines, coal preparation plants that prepare coal for shipment, surface buildings and facilities associated with coal mining and preparation, and surface coal and lignite mines.
Changes in the 2015 edition includes revisions concerning sprinkler systems and fire suppression equipment:
- Completely reorganized, the sprinkler system requirements in NFPA 120 are revised for clarity, making this essential method of fire protection easier to understand, apply, and enforce.
Coal mines have unique fire protection issues, and NFPA 120 gives engineers, installers, and enforcers vital support.
Maximize safety for people and property by applying the industry's latest criteria as presented in the 2015 NFPA 120. (Softbound, 49 pp., 2015)