Reduce fire and explosion risks and protect people and property with NFPA 32: Standard for Drycleaning Facilities.
The drycleaning industry is evolving. Environmental regulations and other advancements have introduced new solvents to the field, which pose different hazards to fire safety. The 2016 edition of NFPA 32: Standard for Drycleaning Facilities provides the latest requirements based on the type of solvents and equipment used. It also helps companies avoid prohibited activities that could spell disaster.
Know how to ensure the safety of daily operations in today's drycleaning plants.
Completely reorganized for ease of use, the Standard presents the latest provisions to assist designers, engineer, contractors, and installers responsible for facility construction, installation of drycleaning equipment, and fire protection. It also helps code officials and facility managers evaluate whether the right safeguards are in place to prevent fires and explosions involving drycleaning processes and work practices -- to further minimize the injuries and property damage from these potentially devastating types of incidents.
The 2016 edition of NFPA 32 presents:
- New definitions of Versions I-IV drycleaning equipment
- New requirements based on both the flammability of the solvent and the version of equipment being used with that solvent
- A time-saving new flow chart that directs users and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) to the relevant requirements
- A new spreadsheet in the annex that further assists AHJs with how NFPA 32 should be applied for various solvent types
Update your knowledge and improve your ability to correctly apply requirements and inspect facilities.
Improve safety with the latest edition of NFPA 32. Save lives and protect property by staying up-to-code. (Softbound, 22 pp., 2016)