Standard for the Protection of Records
What is NFPA 232?
This standard provides requirements for records protection equipment and facilities and records-handling techniques that safeguard records in a variety of media forms from the hazards of fire and its associated effects.
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What does NFPA 232 address?
Criteria cover the following categories of records storage environments in ascending order of risk tolerance: (1) vaults, (2) archives. (3) file rooms, (4) compartmented records centers, and (5) records centers. This document also includes provisions for the application of records protection equipment.
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