National Fire Protection Association is a United States trade association, albeit with some international members, that creates and maintains private, copyrighted standards and codes for usage and adoption by local governments. The association was formed in 1896 by a group of insurance firms.
NFPA 10 provides requirements to ensure that portable fire extinguishers will work as intended to provide the first line of defence against fires of limited size.
This standard specifies requirements for the type, capacity, rating, number, location, installation, and maintenance of aircraft hand portable fire extinguishers to be provided for the use of flight crew members or other occupants of an aircraft for the control of incipient fires in the areas of aircraft that are accessible during flight. 1.1.1 This standard also includes requirements for training flight crew members in the use of these extinguishers. 1.1.2 This standard does not cover fire detection and fixed fire-extinguishing systems installed in an aircraft or fire detection and fire-extinguishing systems for the protection of ground maintenance operations. 1.1.3 Specific protection for Class D fires and for fires in hazardous materials is beyond the scope of this standard.
NFPA 96 provides preventive and operative fire safety requirements intended to reduce the potential fire hazard of both public and private commercial cooking operations.
This standard presents provisions to prevent injury, loss of life, and loss of property from fire or explosion as a result of hot work projects such as welding, heat treating, grinding, and similar applications producing or using sparks, flames, or heat.
This standard includes the minimum requirements to ensure that dry chemical fire extinguishing systems will function as intended throughout their life to protect life and property from fire. It is intended for the use and guidance of those who purchase, design, install, test, inspect, approve, list, operate, or maintain such equipment.
This standard includes the minimum requirements to ensure that pre-engineered wet chemical fire extinguishing systems will function as intended throughout their lives to protect life and property from fire. It is intended for the use and guidance of those who purchase, design, install, test, inspect, approve, list, operate, or maintain such equipment.
This standard presents requirements for fire safety to protect life and property during aircraft maintenance. It does not include the health and safety requirements for personnel involved in aircraft maintenance.
This standard provides fire and life safety requirements for boats (less than 300 gross tons) that are used for pleasure and commercial purposes.
This standard establishes fire safety requirements for operations at for heliports and rooftop hangars for the protection of people, aircraft, and other property.