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Portable Fire Extinguisher

Location
Type of Extinguishers to be provided as a Set
Maximum Travel Distance to nearest Extinguisher Set

Offices

  • Water Type, 9 Ltrs
  • CO2, 2 kg

15-m

Common Circulation Areas, Corridors, Lobbies, Passageways

  • Water Type, 9 Ltrs
  • CO2, 5 kg

22.5-m

Electrical Rooms,

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Standpipes (Wet & Dry Riser) System

Within the context of a building, a standpipe serves the same purpose as a fire hydrant.

A Dry Riser is a system of valves and pipework which enables the Fire Service to pump water into an inlet valve outside the building towards outlet valves inside the building.

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Fire Extinguishing System

OCCUPANCY TYPE (new building)

CODE REF.
PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER

AMBULATORY (Not Sprinklered)
NFPA 101, 2012 (20.3.5.2 and 9.7.4.1)
Yes, required

AMBULATORY (Sprinklered)
NFPA 101, 2012 (20.3.5.2 and 9.7.4.1)
Yes, required

BUSINESS (Not Sprinklered)
NFPA 101, 2012 (38.3.5 and 9.7.4.1)
Yes,

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Sprinkler System

OCCUPANCY TYPE
(new building)

CODE REF.
SPRINKLER REQUIREMENTS

AMBULATORY

No Requirement

ASSEMBLY
(12.3.5.1, 12.3.5.2 and 9.7)
Yes, required when the total aggregate occupant load exceeds 300 occupants.Required also on following occupancies;
(1) Dance Halls
(2) Discotheques
(3) Nightclubs
(4) Festival Seating

BUSINESS

No Requirement

HEALTHCARE
(18.3.5.1,

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