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    FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS AND HIGH VOLTAGE DIRECT CURRENT CONVERTER STATIONS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy

    Superseded date:  21-01-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2015

    Publisher:  National Fire Protection Association

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    Chapter 1 - Administration
    Chapter 2 - Referenced Publications
    Chapter 3 - Definitions
    Chapter 4 - Fire Protection Design Process
    Chapter 5 - General Plant Design
    Chapter 6 - General Fire Protection Systems and Equipment
    Chapter 7 - Identification of and Protection Against Hazards
    Chapter 8 - Identification and Protection of Hazards for
                 Combustion Turbines and Internal Combustion
                 Engines
    Chapter 9 - Alternative Fuels
    Chapter 10 - Identification and Protection of Hazards for
                 Wind Turbine Generating Facilities
    Chapter 11 - Solar Thermal Power Generation
    Chapter 12 - Geothermal Power Plants
    Chapter 13 - Identification and Protection of Hazards for
                 Integrated Gasification Combined-Cycle Generating
                 Facilities
    Chapter 14 - Identification and Protection of Hazards for
                 Hydroelectric Generating Plants
    Chapter 15 - High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Converter
                 Stations
    Chapter 16 - Fire Protection for the Construction Site
    Chapter 17 - Fire Risk Control Program
    Annex A - Explanatory Material
    Annex B - Sample Fire Report
    Annex C - Fire Tests
    Annex D - Loss Experience
    Annex E - Fire Protection Design Basis Document
    Annex F - Informational References
    Index

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    Gives recommendations for fire prevention and fire protection for electric generating plants and high voltage direct current converter stations, except as follows: Nuclear power plants are addressed in NFPA 805; and fuel cells are addressed in NFPA 853.

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    Development Note 2010 Edition is also available in Spanish Language, See NFPA 850 SPANISH. (03/2012) Supersedes and incorporates NFPA 851. (02/2015)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Fire Protection Association
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    API RP 2030 : 2014 APPLICATION OF FIXED WATER SPRAY SYSTEMS FOR FIRE PROTECTION IN THE PETROLEUM AND PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRIES
    NFPA 801 : 2014 FIRE PROTECTION FOR FACILITIES HANDLING RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
    NFPA 10 : 2018 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
    NFPA 101 HDBK : 2018 LIFE SAFETY CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 851 : 2010 FIRE PROTECTION FOR HYDROELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS
    NFPA 20 HDBK : 2016 STATIONARY FIRE PUMPS HANDBOOK
    NFPA 5000 : 2018 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND SAFETY CODE
    PD IEC/TR 62757:2015 Fire prevention measures on converters for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems, static var compensators (SVC) and flexible ac transmission systems (FACTS) and their valve halls
    NFPA 59A : 2016 PRODUCTION, STORAGE, AND HANDLING OF LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)
    NFPA 2 : 2016 HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGIES CODE
    NFPA 120 : 2015 FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN COAL MINES
    N293-12 (R2017) Fire protection for nuclear power plants
    NFPA 101B : 2002 MEANS OF EGRESS FOR BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES
    NASA-STD-8719.11B:2020 STANDARD FOR FIRE PROTECTION AND LIFE SAFETY
    NFPA 1 : 2021 FIRE CODE
    UFC 3-600-01 : Change 2 UNIFIED FACILITIES CRITERIA - FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING FOR FACILITIES
    IEEE 1827 : 2016 ELECTRICAL AND CONTROL DESIGN OF HYDROELECTRIC WATER CONVEYANCE FACILITIES
    NFPA 101 : 2018 LIFE SAFETY CODE
    NFPA 55 : 2016 COMPRESSED GASES AND CRYOGENIC FLUIDS CODE
    CSA N293 : 2012 : INC : UPD 1 : 2017 : R201700 FIRE PROTECTION FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
    CSA N293 : 2012(R2018) FIRE PROTECTION FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
    CSA N293 : 2012 FIRE PROTECTION FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
    NASA STD 8719.11 : 2008 SAFETY STANDARD FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    NFPA 85 : 2015 BOILER AND COMBUSTION SYSTEMS HAZARDS CODE
    IEEE 979:2012 GUIDE FOR SUBSTATION FIRE PROTECTION
    NFPA 8506 : 1998 HEAT RECOVERY STEAM GENERATOR SYSTEMS
    NFPA 1 : 2018 FIRE CODE

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    NFPA 2001 : 2015 CLEAN AGENT FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 750 : 2015 WATER MIST FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    IEEE 1202 : 2006 FLAME-PROPAGATION TESTING OF WIRE AND CABLE
    API 500 : 2012 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR CLASSIFICATION OF LOCATIONS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS AT PETROLEUM FACILITIES CLASSIFIED AS CLASS 1, DIVISION 1 AND DIVISION 2
    IEEE 979:2012 GUIDE FOR SUBSTATION FIRE PROTECTION
    NFPA 25 : 2017 INSPECTION, TESTING, AND MAINTENANCE OF WATER-BASED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    NFPA 31 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF OIL-BURNING EQUIPMENT
    NFPA 75 : 2017 FIRE PROTECTION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
    NFPA 241 : 2013 SAFEGUARDING CONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION, AND DEMOLITION OPERATIONS
    NFPA 1962 : 2013 CARE, USE, INSPECTION, SERVICE TESTING, AND REPLACEMENT OF FIRE HOSE, COUPLINGS, NOZZLES, AND FIRE HOSE APPLIANCES
    NFPA 58 : 2017 LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS CODE
    NFPA 701 : 2015 FIRE TESTS FOR FLAME PROPAGATION OF TEXTILES AND FILMS
    NFPA 96 : 2017 VENTILATION CONTROL AND FIRE PROTECTION OF COMMERCIAL COOKING OPERATIONS
    NFPA 259 : 2013 STANDARD TEST METHOD FOR POTENTIAL HEAT OF BUILDING MATERIALS
    NFPA 30A : 2018 MOTOR FUEL DISPENSING FACILITIES AND REPAIR GARAGES
    NFPA 61 : 2017 PREVENTION OF FIRES AND DUST EXPLOSIONS IN AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD PROCESSING FACILITIES
    NFPA 853 : 2010 INSTALLATION OF STATIONARY FUEL CELL POWER SYSTEMS
    NFPA 780 : 2017 INSTALLATION OF LIGHTNING PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    NFPA 110 : 2016 EMERGENCY AND STANDBY POWER SYSTEMS
    CFR 29(PTS1900-1910) : 0 LABOR - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
    NFPA 654 : 2017 PREVENTION OF FIRE AND DUST EXPLOSIONS FROM THE MANUFACTURING, PROCESSING, AND HANDLING OF COMBUSTIBLE PARTICULATE SOLIDS
    NFPA 801 : 2014 FIRE PROTECTION FOR FACILITIES HANDLING RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
    NFPA 1901:2016 AUTOMOTIVE FIRE APPARATUS
    NFPA 214 : 2016 WATER-COOLING TOWERS
    NFPA 101 : 2018 LIFE SAFETY CODE
    UL 900:8ED 2015-04 Air Filter Units
    CGA G 5.6 : 2005(R2013) HYDROGEN PIPELINE SYSTEMS
    NFPA 90A : 2018 INSTALLATION OF AIR-CONDITIONING AND VENTILATING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 80A : 2017 PROTECTION OF BUILDINGS FROM EXTERIOR FIRE EXPOSURES
    NFPA 5000 : 2018 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND SAFETY CODE
    NFPA 17 : 2017 DRY CHEMICAL EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 69 : 2014 EXPLOSION PREVENTION SYSTEMS
    NFPA 704 : 2017 STANDARD SYSTEM FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE HAZARDS OF MATERIALS FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE
    ASTM E 108 : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Roof Coverings
    NFPA 90B : 2018 INSTALLATION OF WARM AIR HEATING AND AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEMS
    ANSI/ASSE A1264.1 : 2007 SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKPLACE WALKING/WORKING SURFACES AND THEIR ACCESS - WORKPLACE, FLOOR, WALL AND ROOF OPENINGS - STAIRS AND GUARDRAIL/HANDRAIL SYSTEMS
    NFPA 501A : 2017 FIRE SAFETY CRITERIA FOR MANUFACTURED HOME INSTALLATIONS, SITES, AND COMMUNITIES
    IEEE/ASTM SI_10-2010 American National Standard for Metric Practice
    ASHRAE HDBK FUNDAMENTALS : 2013 ASHRAE HANDBOOK - FUNDAMENTALS
    NFPA 24 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF PRIVATE FIRE SERVICE MAINS AND THEIR APPURTENANCES
    UL 723 : 2010 TEST FOR SURFACE BURNING CHARACTERISTICS OF BUILDING MATERIALS
    NFPA 1561 : 2014 EMERGENCY SERVICES INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND COMMAND SAFETY
    NFPA 15 : 2017 WATER SPRAY FIXED SYSTEMS FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    NFPA 664 : 2017 PREVENTION OF FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS IN WOOD PROCESSING AND WOODWORKING FACILITIES
    NFPA 10 : 2018 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
    API 521 : 2014 PRESSURE-RELIEVING AND DEPRESSURING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 68 : 2013 EXPLOSION PROTECTION BY DEFLAGRATION VENTING
    NFPA 14 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF STANDPIPE AND HOSE SYSTEMS
    NFPA 55 : 2016 COMPRESSED GASES AND CRYOGENIC FLUIDS CODE
    UL 790 : 8 STANDARD TEST METHODS FOR FIRE TESTS OF ROOF COVERINGS
    NFPA 86 : 2015 OVENS AND FURNACES
    NFPA 220 : 2018 TYPES OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
    NFPA 1142 : 2017 WATER SUPPLIES FOR SUBURBAN AND RURAL FIRE FIGHTING
    IEEE C2 : 2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL SAFETY CODE (NESC)(R)
    API 941 : 2016 STEELS FOR HYDROGEN SERVICE AT ELEVATED TEMPERATURES AND PRESSURES IN PETROLEUM REFINERIES AND PETROCHEMICAL PLANTS
    NFPA 51B : 2014 FIRE PREVENTION DURING WELDING, CUTTING, AND OTHER HOT WORK
    API 505 : 1997 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR CLASSIFICATION OF LOCATIONS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS AT PETROLEUM FACILITIES CLASSIFIED AS CLASS I, ZONE 0, ZONE 1, AND ZONE 2
    IEEE 484-2002 RECOMMENDED PRACTICE FOR INSTALLATION DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF VENTED LEAD-ACID BATTERIES FOR STATIONARY APPLICATIONS
    NFPA 59 : 2018 UTILITY LP-GAS PLANT CODE
    NFPA 11 : 2016 LOW-, MEDIUM-, AND HIGH-EXPANSION FOAM
    NFPA 85 : 2015 BOILER AND COMBUSTION SYSTEMS HAZARDS CODE
    NFPA 70 : 2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
    NFPA 601 : 2015 SECURITY SERVICES IN FIRE LOSS PREVENTION
    NFPA 12 : 2015 CARBON DIOXIDE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 805 : 2015 PERFORMANCE-BASED STANDARD FOR FIRE PROTECTION FOR LIGHT WATER REACTOR ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS
    NFPA 600 : 2015 INDUSTRIAL FIRE BRIGADES
    NFPA 56 : 2017 FIRE AND EXPLOSION PREVENTION DURING CLEANING AND PURGING OF FLAMMABLE GAS PIPING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 59A : 2016 PRODUCTION, STORAGE, AND HANDLING OF LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)
    NFPA 1 : 2018 FIRE CODE
    NFPA 2010 : 2015 FIXED AEROSOL FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 1971 : 2018 Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting
    NFPA 72 : 2016 NATIONAL FIRE ALARM AND SIGNALING CODE
    NFPA 13 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    IEEE C37.20.7 : 2007 TESTING SWITCHGEAR RATED UP TO 52 KV FOR INTERNAL ARCING FAULTS
    NFPA 1221 : 2016 INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, AND USE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
    NFPA 30 : 2018 FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS CODE
    NFPA 77 : 2014 STATIC ELECTRICITY
    NFPA 257 : 2017 FIRE TEST FOR WINDOW AND GLASS BLOCK ASSEMBLIES
    UL 1709 : 5 RAPID RISE FIRE TESTS OF PROTECTION MATERIALS FOR STRUCTURAL STEEL
    NFPA 54 : 2018 NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE
    NFPA 204 : 2015 SMOKE AND HEAT VENTING
    NFPA 1143 : 2018 WILDLAND FIRE MANAGEMENT
    NFPA 37 : 2018 INSTALLATION AND USE OF STATIONARY COMBUSTION ENGINES AND GAS TURBINES
    UL 263 : 2011 FIRE TESTS OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS
    NFPA 16 : 2015 INSTALLATION OF FOAM-WATER SPRINKLER AND FOAM-WATER SPRAY SYSTEMS
    API 537 : 2017 FLARE DETAILS FOR PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL, AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES
    NFPA 120 : 2015 FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN COAL MINES
    NFPA 12A : 2015 HALON 1301 FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    API 752 : 2009 MANAGEMENT OF HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH LOCATION OF PROCESS PLANT PERMANENT BUILDINGS
    NFPA 1144 : 2018 REDUCING STRUCTURE IGNITION HAZARDS FROM WILDLAND FIRE
    NFPA 252 : 2017 STANDARD METHODS OF FIRE TESTS OF DOOR ASSEMBLIES
    NFPA 20 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF STATIONARY PUMPS FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    ANSI A14.3 : 2008(R2018) FIXED - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    API 2218 : 2013 FIREPROOFING PRACTICES IN PETROLEUM AND PETROCHEMICAL PROCESSING PLANTS
    NFPA 80 : 2016 FIRE DOORS AND OTHER OPENING PROTECTIVES
    NFPA 253 : 2015 STANDARD METHOD OF TEST FOR CRITICAL RADIANT FLUX OF FLOOR COVERING SYSTEMS USING A RADIANT HEAT ENERGY SOURCE
    NFPA 497 : 2017 CLASSIFICATION OF FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, GASES, OR VAPORS AND OF HAZARDOUS (CLASSIFIED) LOCATIONS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS IN CHEMICAL PROCESS AREAS
    NFPA 92 : 2015 SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEMS
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