2003 NFPA 230 Standard
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    Protect storage facilities with this one-stop source for fire safety rules!

    Reformatted for consistency and easier reference, this comprehensive document provides detailed information about the fire protection of storage facilities. It's your source for all the non-sprinkler-related requirements formerly found in other documents including NFPA 46: Storage of Forest Products, NFPA 231: General Storage, NFPA 231C: Rack Storage of Materials, NFPA 231D: Storage of Rubber Tires, NFPA 231E: Recommended Practice for the Storage of Baled Cotton, and NFPA 231F: Storage of Roll Paper.

    The 2003 edition includes expanded requirements affecting Outside Forest Product Storage. For rules pertaining to automatic sprinkler systems, see NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems. (Print, 61 pp., 2003)


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  • Table of Contents (2003 Edition)

    NFPA 230 Standard for the Fire Protection of Storage, 2003 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
    Chapter 3 Definitions
    Chapter 4 General
    Chapter 5 General Requirements
    Chapter 6 Protection of Palletized, Solid Pile, Bin Box, and On-Shelf Storage
    Chapter 7 Protection of Rack Storage
    Chapter 8 Protection of Rubber Tires
    Chapter 9 Protection of Roll Paper
    Chapter 10 Reserved
    Chapter 11 Protection of Storage of Forest Products
    Chapter 12 Storage of Idle Pallets
    Chapter 13 Reserved
    Chapter 14 Reserved
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Protection of Outdoor Storage
    Annex C Explanation of Rack Storage Test Data and Procedures
    Annex D Protection of Baled Cotton History of Guidelines
    Annex E Recommendations for Fighting Rubber Tire Fires in Sprinklered Buildings
    Annex F Guidelines for Outdoor Storage of Scrap Tires
    Annex G Informational References
    Formal Interpretation
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