Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines
What is NFPA 120?
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.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 120 address?
Criteria cover designing, constructing, purchasing, testing, installing, examining, approving, operating, or maintaining fire prevention, fire protection, or fire fighting equipment in underground bituminous coal mines, coal preparation plants, and surface mining equipment and processes.