NFPA 1126: Standard for the Use of Pyrotechnics Before a Proximate Audience
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What is NFPA 1126?
This standard provides requirements for the safe use of pyrotechnic special effects before a proximate audience at both indoor and outdoor locations to protect property, operators, performers, support personnel, and viewing audiences. Application includes use in conjunction with theatrical, musical, or similar performing arts productions in theaters, stadiums, concert halls, etc.
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What does NFPA 1126 address?
The standard provides requirements for the use of proximate audience pyrotechnics including provisions for storage of pyrotechnic devices, permit requirements, operator qualifications, requirements for manufacturing of pyrotechnics and associated equipment, fire protection, firing safeguards, separation distance for audiences and pre and post performance requirements. Annex C provides suggested licensing requirements for operators.Table Of Contents.
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