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Boiler and pressure vessel safety materials

Boiler [18301] ?

Construction specs manual with sections related to boilers

Building Design

Building design & architectural elements related to safety, maintenance, etc

CCB Construction Criteria Base [26525] ?

Text of the CCB

Green Buildings - Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers [40210] ?

A comprehensive guide for procuring green building products and construction/renovation services within the Federal gov

Unified Facilities Guide Specifications [18848] ?

Construction specs manual - 16 sections

Wind Safety of the Building Envelope [11841] ?

Discussion ranges from basic information on various types of winds and wind/building interactions to detailed recs

Electrical Safety

Lock Out/Tag Out Programs and technical reference materials on electrical safety

Electrical Safety [10592] ?

Minimize the risks of electrical hazards with an electrical safety program

Hazardous Locations: Classes, Divisions, and Groups [14361] ?

Requirements for Equipment used in Hazardous Locations


Means of egress requirements, emergency lighting, etc.

Exit and Emergency Lighting [497] ?

Discusses the Life Safety Code and OSHA requirements for exit and emergency lighting


References on portable fire extinguishers

Portable Fire Extinguishers - Use, Placement, Maintenance and Testing [508] ?

Discussion of the proper use, placement, maintenance and testing of portable fire extinguishers

Fire Engineering

Documents on fire suppression systems, fire extinguishers, fire protection

Fire Protection Engineering for Facilities [pdf] [34120] ?

A manual that details the protection requirements for US Dept of Defense facilities

Unified Facilities Guide Specifications [18292] ?

Construction specs manual with sections related to fire engineering

Fire Hazards

Control of special fire hazards

Workplace Housekeeping - General Requirements 29 CFR 1910.22 [14367] ?

OSHA's General Requirements for housekeeping (1910.22) are as follows

Fire Prevention

Fire safety programs, checklists and reference materials

Campus Fire Safety [17613] ?

A university's fire safety program

Fire Programs

Full text fire safety programs, checklists and support materials

Fire Protection - Buidling Design Guidelines [16877] ?

Guidance documents for fire protection


Controlling the hazards from flammable and combustible liquids and gases

Bonding and Grounding [3112] ?

Fact sheet that describes proper bonding and ground procedures - includes an illustration

Dip Tanks Standard 29 CFR 1910 [14366] ?

Answers commonly asked questions about dip tank standards

Guidelines for Safe Storage of Flammable Materials [36044] ?

Safety rules related to storing flammables in cabinets, safety cans, etc

NFPA 30 - A Guide to Flammable and Combustible Liquids [483] ?

Answers to commonly asked questions related to NFPA 30

Venting of Flammable Storage Cabinets [27314] ?

A review of NFPA 30 requirements

Life Safety

Resources related to the Life Safety Code

Joint Commission Life Safety Code Documents [35455] ?

Joint Commission bulletins on life safety compliance related to healthcare accreditation programs


Technical resources on fire sprinklers, halon, fire protection engineering

Fire Extinguishing Specs [18857] ?

Construction specs manual with sections related to sprinklers and fire extinguishing system specs

Fire Protection System Maintenance [pdf] [34121] ?

A manual on the inspection, testing and maintenance of building fire protection systems

Window Safety

Window safety tips

Updated Window Guard Guidance [18559] ?

Window guards can be easily installed in windows to prevent a child from falling if the window is open

Window Guards in New York City [18557] ?

City requirements related to window fall prevention

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