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Fire Safety

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Situation Description

Prevention is the key to eliminating the conditions that may contribute to the cause of any fire or loss of life. Apart from arson, major causes of school fires include improper handling and storage of flammable liquids, overloaded electrical outlets, and excessive cumulative combustible materials.

The following compilation will assist you, your school administrators, and personnel responsible for the daily maintenance of physical facilities in your school. It includes building features, maintenance, and operational requirements from the International Fire Code (2006 Edition) and applicable National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.

NOTE: The full PDF and Word versions of this document are available.