NFPA 120: Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines
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What is NFPA 120?
NFPA 120: Document Scope
1.1.1* This standard shall cover minimum requirements for reducing loss of life and property from fire and explosion in the following: (1) Underground bituminous coal mines (2) Coal preparation plants designed to prepare coal for shipment (3) Surface building and facilities associated with coal mining and preparation (4) Surface coal and lignite mines 1.1.2 This standard shall not apply to the following: (1) Flammable and combustible liquids produced in underground coal mines (2) Other equipment and processes, such as coal pulverizers, used to condition coal for firing in boilers at power-generating plants or gasification plants or for utilization in certain special processes
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. Table of Contents

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