NFPA 301: Code for Safety to Life from Fire on Merchant Vessels, 2008 Edition
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Keep pace with the latest provisions on merchant vessel safety. Follow the 2008 NFPA 301!
NFPA 301: Code for Safety to Life from Fire on Merchant Vessels provides minimum requirements, with due regard to function, for the design, operation, and maintenance of merchant vessels for safety to life from fire and similar emergencies. Patterned after the Life Safety Code®, it provides requirements for various types of merchant vessels.
Among the changes in the 2008 Code:
- A new chapter permitting performance-based alternatives for vessel design based upon the Life Safety Code chapter for performance-based options. This new chapter provides vessel designers with a formal method of incorporating novel designs that provide a level of safety that is equivalent to the prescriptive requirements of the Code.
- Revisions to various sections of the Code to incorporate performance-based alternative design options
- The chapter for towing vessel requirements is completely revised to better reflect current regulatory requirements and industry best practice.
(Softbound, 91 pp., 2008)
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