Components::Fire protection


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Components Fire protection in land-based buildings, offshore construction or onboard ships is typically achieved via all of the following:

  • Passive fire protection - the installation of firewalls and fire rated floor assemblies to form fire compartments intended to limit the spread of fire, high temperatures, and smoke.
  • Active fire protection - manual and automatic detection and suppression of fires, such as fire sprinkler systems and (fire alarm) systems.
  • Education - the provision of information regarding passive and active fire protection systems to building owners, operators, occupants, and emergency personnel so that they have a working understanding of the intent of these systems and how they perform in the fire safety plan.

Fire protection sections
Intro  Classifying fires  Components  Balanced Approach  Building Operation in conformance with Design  See also  Notes  Further reading  [[Fire_protection?section=External</a>_links|External</a> links]]  

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