Resource pages for "fire codes"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
This article from the Firestop Contractors international Association looks at maintaining protection using fire-resistance-rated assemblies, including multi-family structures.
Across the U.S., tent and other membrane structures have been set up for outdoor dining and other customer service. Here's what you need to know to help keep these spaces safe.
To help building industry stakeholders navigate all phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Fire Protection Association has responded with a variety of resources.
Annual fire safety system inspections are an expected and much-anticipated occurrence for businesses and organizations. While fire life safety inspections may not be considered the most exciting part of operations, they are necessary to promoting safety for your building’s staff, visitors and occupants.
Facility leaders work to maintain compliance as fire and life safety codes change to reflect new technologies or lessons learned.
Columnist Kevin Folsom helps get to the bottom of basic fire code requirements, if any, for buildings that are vacant.
The Coalition believes that the use of flame retardants in foam insulation is essential to protect occupants and workers from fire-related death and injury, and owners and occupants from property loss.
Oak Flame 2011 featured two mock residence hall rooms that reflect contemporary designs and building codes and, like many rooms, feature elements such as decorations and unapproved curtains that violate existing fire safety rules.