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Chapter 24 - Pre-incident Planning
Terms in this set (16)
The process used to gather information to develop a preincident plan.
Moving occupants from a dangerous area to a safe area on the same floor level.
A written document resulting from the gathering of general and detailed information to be used by public emergency response agencies and private industry for determining the response to reasonably anticipated emergency incidents at a specific facility.
A form, provided by manufacturers and compounders (blenders) of chemicals, containing information about chemical composition, physical and chemical properties, health and safety hazards, emergency response, and waste disposal of the material. (NFPA 472)
Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
Any person or property that could be endangered by fire, smoke, gases, runoff, or other hazardous conditions. (NFPA 402)
An arrangement of piping, valves, hose connections, and allied equipment installed in a building or structure, with the hose connections located in such a manner that water can be discharged in streams or spray patterns through attached hose and nozzles, for the purpose of extinguishing a fire, thereby protecting a building or structure and its contents in addition to protecting the occupants. (NFPA 14, 2007)
Part of the fire alarm system that indicates the source of an alarm within a building.
Fire alarm Annunciator panel
A term describing individuals who cannot move themselves to an area of safety owing to their physical condition, medical treatment, or other factors.
Any occupancy type or facility that presents a high potential for loss of life or serious impact to the community resulting from fire, explosion, or chemical release.
A strategy in which the victims are protected from the fire without relocating them.
Defend in place
For fire protection purposes, an integrated system of underground and overhead piping designed in accordance with fire protection engineering standards. The installation includes at least one automatic water supply that supplies one or more systems. The portion of the sprinkler system above ground is a network of specially sized or hydraulically designed piping installed in a building, structure, or area, generally overhead, and to which sprinklers are attached in a systematic pattern. Each system has a control valve located in the system riser or its supply piping. Each sprinkler system includes a device for actuating an alarm when the system is in operation. The system is usually activated by heat from a fire and discharges water over the fire area. (NFPA 13, 2007)
A system to manage the internal environment that is often found in large buildings.
HVAC (Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system)
A large fire, often involving multiple structures.
A system of computer software, hardware, data, and personnel to describe information tied to a spatial location. (NFPA 450)
GIS (Geographic Information system)
Lightweight materials or advanced engineering, or both practices, which result in a weight savings without any sacrifice of strength or efficiency. (NFPA 414)
The weight of combustibles in a fire area (per sq. m or sq. ft.) or on a floor in buildings and structures, including either contents or building parts, or both. (NFPA 914)
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