How To Address Building Code Of Pakistan Fire Safety Provisions?
The Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) is responsible for Fire & Safety Provisions - 2016
The implementation and enforcement of this Fire & Safety bye-law shall vest with the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) within their respective jurisdictions and circles as follow:
(1) Building Control, Housing and Development Authorities; (2) District Administration;
(3) Tehsil or Town Administration; (4) Municipal Administration; (5) Station Headquarters (Army, Air Force and Navy); (6) Cantonment Administration; (7) Union Council Administration; (8) Autonomous Bodies; (9) Industrial Estates; (10) Directorates of Civil Defense; (11) Export Processing Zones; (12) Other Federal/Provincial Authorities as and when notified
NFPA 70E: Electrical Safety in the Workplace.
NFPA 72: Automatic fire detection and signaling system. National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.
NFPA 1 : Fire Code
NFPA 13: Standard for Installation of Sprinkler System
NFPA 14: Standard for Installation of Standpipe and Hose System
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NFPA 72 Clauses & References
Fire Alarm and Detection
Fundamentals (Chapter 10)—Addresses the requirements for fire alarm and detection, some key points as follows:
- Purpose of fire alarm systems (10.2)— Requires that Fire alarm & signaling systems shall be primarily to provide notification of alarm, supervisory, trouble conditions; to alert occupants; to summon aid; and to control emergency control functions.
- Design and Installation (10.4)— Requires all systems shall be installed in accordance with the plans, specifications, and standards approved by the authority having jurisdiction.
- Power Supplies (10.6)— The provisions of this section shall apply to power supplies used for protected premises fire alarm systems, supervising station alarm systems, public emergency alarm reporting systems, and emergency communications systems and equipment. All power supplies shall complies to NFPA70. If not supplied with UPS in compliance to NFP 111 for a Type O, Class 24, Level 1 system then there should two power sources Primary Power Supply from Utility (DISCOS or Generator) and secondary Power Supply; The secondary power supply shall consist of one of the following:
(1) A storage battery dedicated to the system arranged in accordance with 10.6.10
(2) An automatic-starting, engine-driven generator serving the branch circuit specified in 10.6.5.1 and arranged in accordance with 10.6.11.3.1, and storage batteries dedicated to the system with 4 hours of capacity arranged in accordance with 10.6.10
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