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NFPA 10

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA )10: Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, 2010 Edition

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National Fire Protection Association (NFPA )10: Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, 2010 Edition for portable fire extinguishers are an important first line of defense against small fires. For the best protection, be sure to select, use, and maintain extinguishers using the latest recommended standards as presented in the 2010 NFPA 10: Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers.


Chapters

The NFPA 2010 ed. has 8 chapters.

Chapter 1 Administration

  • 1.1 Scope
  • 1.2 Purpose
  • 1.3 Units

Chapter 2 Referenced Publications

  • 2.1 General
  • 2.2 NFPA Publications
  • 2.3 Other Publications
  • 2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections

Chapter 3 Definitions

  • 3.1 General
  • 3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
  • 3.3 General Definitions
  • 3.4 Fire Extinguisher Definitions

Chapter 4 General Requirements

  • 4.1 Listing and Labeling
  • 4.2 Identification of Contents
  • 4.3 Instruction Manual
  • 4.4 Obsolete Fire Extinguishers

Chapter 5 Selection of Portable Fire Extinguishers

  • 5.1 General Requirements
  • 5.2 Classifications of Fires
  • 5.3 Extinguisher Classification System
  • 5.4 Classification of Hazards
  • 5.5 Selection for Specific Hazards
  • 5.6 Selection for Specific Locations

Chapter 6 Installation of Portable Fire Extinguishers

  • 6.1 General
  • 6.2 Installations for Class A Hazards
  • 6.3 Installations for Class B Hazards
  • 6.4 Installations for Class C Hazards
  • 6.5 Installations for Class D Hazards
  • 6.6 Installations for Class K Hazards

Chapter 7 Inspection, Maintenance, and Recharging of Portable Fire Extinguishers

  • 7.1 General
  • 7.2 Inspection
  • 7.3 Maintenance
  • 7.4 Recharging

Chapter 8 Hydrostatic Testing

  • 8.1 General
  • 8.2 Test Equipment
  • 8.3 Frequency
  • 8.4 Extinguisher Examination
  • 8.5 Testing Procedures
  • 8.6 Test Pressures
  • 8.7 Recording of Hydrostatic Tests
  • 8.8 Condemning Extinguishers
  • Annex A Explanatory Material
  • Annex B Recommended Markings to Indicate Extinguisher Suitability According to Class of Fire
  • Annex C Fire Extinguisher Selection
  • Annex D Operation and Use
  • Annex E Distribution
  • Annex F Selection of Residential Fire-Extinguishing Equipment
  • Annex G Extinguisher Classification and Rating System
  • Annex H Conditions of Selection
  • Annex I Maintenance Procedures
  • Annex J Typical Specification of Equipment Capable of Producing Dry Air
  • Annex K Informational References

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