Chapter 4. Requirements From Public and Private Authorities for Fire Safety

  1. D. Rasbash1,
  2. G. Ramachandran2,
  3. B. Kandola3,
  4. J. Watts4 and
  5. M. Law5

Published Online: 21 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470020083.ch4

Evaluation of Fire Safety

Evaluation of Fire Safety

How to Cite

Rasbash, D., Ramachandran, G., Kandola, B., Watts, J. and Law, M. (2004) Requirements From Public and Private Authorities for Fire Safety, in Evaluation of Fire Safety, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020083.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    formerly of Edinburgh University, UK

  2. 2

    Universities of Manchester and Leeds, UK

  3. 3

    Parsons Brinkerhoff Technologies Limited, UK

  4. 4

    Fire Safety Institute, Vermont, USA

  5. 5

    Arup Fire (Ove Arup), London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471493822

Online ISBN: 9780470020081

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Keywords:

  • fire safety legal requirements;
  • fire safety design engineers;
  • US regulatory environment;
  • consensus codes and standards;
  • NFPA Life Safety Code;
  • building codes;
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA);
  • consumer fire safety;
  • International Code Council (ICC);
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • US regulatory environment

  • National Fire Protection Association

  • Model building and fire codes

  • Other nonprofit organizations

  • US federal agencies

  • Canadian regulations

  • United Kingdom

  • References