Published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
The cornerstone of life safety in new and existing structures. If you're involved with the life safety of buildings, it's your job to be aware of the latest rules.
The 2000 Life Safety Code references almost 50 other fire codesin their most up-to-date editions.
Of the nearly 200 NFPA fire codes, almost 50 are directly referenced in the Life Safety Code. And in the past three years, many of these major documents have undergone significant revisionssuch as the National Electrical Code, NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems, and NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code.
Only the Life Safety Code links all these critical codes and standards togetherand only the 2000 Life Safety Code references all the latest editions.
The Life Safety Code is the first document to meet the NFPA's new uniformity goals.
Chapters have been renumbered for a more logical flow:
- A new Chapter 10: Interior Finish, Contents, and Furnishings is included.
- New Chapters 20 and 21: Ambulatory Health Care Occupancies have been added.
- The all-new Chapter 5: Performance-Based Option, introduces the first real guidance for engineers and AHJs working with performance-based design.
- A new Chapter 4 addresses the entire Life Safety Code explaining its goals, objectives, assumptions and life safety compliance options.
- Boost your knowledge with the expanded list of definitions in Chapter 3 . . . including the new terms "smoke partition" introduced in this edition.
- And more!
The Life Safety Code is widely regarded as law in the states and jurisdictions throughout the United States, and is now required in every accredited hospital nationwide. To keep your projects on the leading edge of life safety, reserve your 2000 edition of the Life Safety Code today!