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NFPA 120:2023

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Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines
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Language(s)

English

Published date

12-19-2022

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope.
1.2 Purpose.
1.3 Application.
1.4 Retroactivity.
1.5 Equivalency.
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General.
2.2 NFPA Publications.
2.3 Other Publications.
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections.
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General.
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions.
3.3 General Definitions.
Chapter 4 Underground Mining Operations
4.1 General.
4.2 Fire Prevention.
4.3 Fire Protection.
4.4 Ventilation.
Chapter 5 Surface Mining Operations
5.1 General.
5.2 Fire Prevention.
5.3 Fire Protection.
Chapter 6 Coal Processing
6.1 General.
6.2 Fire and Explosion Prevention.
6.3 Preparation Plants and Crusher Buildings.
6.4 Dryers.
6.5 Conveyors.
6.6 Mobile Equipment.
6.7 Spiral Concentrators.
Chapter 7 Storage and Use of Compressed Gases and Ignitible (Flammable and Combustible) Liquids
7.1 Compressed Gas Storage and Usage — Cutting and Welding.
7.2 Liquid Propane Storage and Use.
7.3 Ignitible (Flammable and Combustible) Liquid Storage Tanks on the Surface.
7.4 Ignitible (Flammable and Combustible) Liquid Storage on Surface Equipment and in Buildings.
7.5 Flammable Liquids Stored and Used Underground.
7.6 Combustible Liquids Stored and Used Underground.
Chapter 8 Mine Surface Buildings
8.1 Construction.
8.2 Fire Prevention.
8.3 Life Safety.
8.4 Ignitible (Flammable and Combustible) Liquids.
8.5 Compressed Gas Storage and Usage.
8.6 Fire Detection and Protection.
8.7 Water Supplies.
Chapter 9 Coal Conveyance and Storage
9.1 Conveyors — General.
9.2 Overland Conveyors.
9.3 Below-Grade Reclaim Conveyors.
9.4 Underground Conveyors.
9.5 Coal Storage — General.
Chapter 10 Truck, Rail, and Barge Loadouts
10.1 Construction.
10.2 Fire Prevention.
10.3 Life Safety.
10.4 Fire Detection and Protection.
10.5 Manual Firefighting.
Chapter 11 Emergency Response, Manual Firefighting, and Training
11.1 Emergency Procedures.
11.2 Underground Operations.
11.3 Surface Operations.
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Informational References

This standard covers minimum requirements for reducing loss of life and property from fire and explosion in underground bituminous coal mines, coal preparation plants designed to prepare coal for shipment, surface building and facilities associated with coal mining and preparation, and surface coal and lignite mines.

DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
978-145592973-3
Pages
70
PublisherName
National Fire Protection Association
Status
Current
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