2020  NFPA 122 Standard - Current Edition
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  • Description

    Mining and mineral processing facilities represent significant fire and explosion exposures to both personnel and production equipment and buildings. Critical to safety, the 2015 NFPA 122, Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining and Metal Mineral Processing Facilities addresses the protection of diesel-powered equipment and storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids at these specialized sites.

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  • Table of Contents (2020 Current Edition)

    NFPA® 122 Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining and Metal Mineral Processing Facilities, 2020 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    1.1 Scope.
    1.2 Purpose.
    1.3 Application.
    1.4 Retroactivity.
    Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
    2.1 General.
    2.2 NFPA Publications.
    2.3 Other Publications.
    2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections.
    Chapter 3 Definitions
    3.1 General.
    3.2 NFPA Official Definitions.
    3.3 General Definitions.
    Chapter 4 General
    4.1 General.
    4.2 Housekeeping.
    4.3 Ignition Source Control.
    4.4 Hot Work.
    4.5 Maintenance.
    4.6 Fire Protection Equipment Inspection, Maintenance, and Testing.
    4.7 Training.
    4.8 Flammable and Combustible Liquid Handling and Storage.
    4.9 Vehicle Refueling.
    Chapter 5 Fire Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction
    5.1 Fire Risk Assessment.
    5.2 Risk Reduction.
    Chapter 6 Fire Detection and Suppression Equipment
    6.1 Portable Fire Extinguishers.
    6.2 Hand Hose Line Systems.
    6.3 Fire Detection.
    6.4 Fire Suppression Equipment.
    Chapter 7 Fire Protection for Diesel-Powered Equipment in Underground Mines
    7.1 Equipment Modification.
    7.2 Equipment Inspection and Maintenance.
    7.3 Portable Fire Extinguishers.
    7.4 Fixed Suppression Systems.
    Chapter 8 Transfer of Flammable or Combustible Liquids in Underground Mines
    8.1 Fire Risk Assessment.
    8.2 Proximity of Surface Flammable and Combustible Liquid Storage to Underground Openings.
    8.3 Surface-to-Underground Transfer.
    8.4 Underground Transfer.
    Chapter 9 Flammable Liquid Storage in Underground Mines
    9.1 General.
    9.2 Flammable Liquid Containers.
    9.3 Small Flammable Liquid Storage Areas.
    9.4 Large Flammable Liquid Storage Areas.
    9.5 Dispensing Flammable Liquids.
    Chapter 10 Combustible Liquid Storage in Underground Mines
    10.1 General.
    10.2 Combustible Liquid Containers and Tanks.
    10.3 Atmospheric Tanks.
    10.4 Low-Pressure Tanks.
    10.5 Pressure Vessels.
    10.6 Venting Atmospheric and Low-Pressure Combustible Liquid Storage Tanks.
    10.7 Additional Considerations.
    10.8 Small Combustible Liquid Storage Areas.
    10.9 Large Combustible Liquid Storage Areas.
    10.10 Dispensing Combustible Liquids.
    Chapter 11 Fire Suppression for Flammable or Combustible Liquid Storage Areas in Underground Mines
    11.1 Portable Fire Extinguishers.
    11.2 Hand Hose Line Systems.
    11.3 Fire Suppression Systems.
    Chapter 12 Fire Prevention and Fire Protection of Surface Mining Equipment
    12.1 General.
    12.2 Fire Prevention.
    12.3 Fire Protection.
    Chapter 13 Fire Protection of Surface Metal Mineral Processing Plants
    13.1 General.
    13.2 Emergency Response and Manual Fire Fighting.
    13.3 Construction.
    13.4 Lightning Protection.
    13.5 Egress and Exiting.
    13.6 Yard Hydrant Systems.
    13.7 Water Supply and Water Distribution Systems.
    13.8 Flammable and Combustible Liquids.
    13.9 Compressed Gases.
    13.10 Rubber and Plastic Lined Equipment.
    13.11 Plastic Equipment.
    13.12 Belt Conveyors.
    13.13 Hydraulic Fluids and Lubricating Oil Systems.
    13.14 Thermal Oil Heating Systems.
    13.15 Fuel-Fired Equipment.
    13.16 Electrical Equipment Spaces.
    13.17 Battery Charging Installations.
    13.18 Hydro-Metallurgical Solvent Extraction (SX) Facilities.
    13.19 New Solvent Extraction (SX) Facilities.
    13.20 Gravimetric Ore Concentration Plants Using Combustible Spiral Concentrators.
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Fire Risk Assessment
    Annex C Informational References
  • Prior Editions

    2015 Edition

    Protect facility personnel in mines and reduce fire loss risks through prompt compliance with the 2015 NFPA 122.

    Mining and mineral processing facilities represent significant fire and explosion exposures to both personnel and production equipment and buildings. Critical to safety, the 2015 NFPA 122, Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining and Metal Mineral Processing Facilities addresses the protection of diesel-powered equipment and storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids at these specialized sites.

    New in the 2015 NFPA 122.

    • Changes align requirements with the 2015 edition of NFPA 120, Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines.
    • Added materials on pre-engineered fire suppression systems include requirements for inspection and maintenance.

    Stay up-to-code. Be confident your designs, installations, and facilities are protected and in compliance.

    Mitigate hazards with the field's best practices in the latest NFPA 122. (Print, 42 pp., 2015)

     

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