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1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This standard shall apply to facilities that use flammable and combustible liquids, as herein defined, to manufacture organic coatings for automotive, industrial, institutional, household, marine, printing, transportation, and other applications. 1.1.2 This standard shall not apply to the following: (1)*Operations involving the use or application of coating materials A.1.1.2(1) See NFPA33, Standard for Spray Application Using Flammable or Combustible Materials; NFPA 34, Standard for Dipping, Coating, and Printing Processes Using Flammable or Combustible Liquids; and Chapter 18 of NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, for information on the use and application of these coatings. (2)*Storage of organic coatings in locations other than the manufacturing facility A.1.1.2(2) See Chapters 9 through 16 of NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, for information on storage of these coatings at other locations.
This standard provides requirements to protect lives and property from fire and explosion in facilities that use flammable and combustible liquids to manufacture organic chemical-based coatings such as paints and inks for automotive, industrial, institutional, household, marine, printing, transportation, and other applications.
Design and operational criteria cover location of plants and buildings, building construction, process equipment and operations, material storage and handling, special hazards, control of ignition sources, management of fire hazards, fire protection, training and emergency planning, and inspection and maintenance.
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