Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining and Metal Mineral Processing Facilities
What is NFPA 122?
This standard presents minimum requirements for safeguarding life and property against fire and related hazards associated with diesel-powered equipment and the storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids at metal and nonmetal underground and surface mining and metal mineral processing plants.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 122 address?
Coverage includes fire risk assessment and reduction, fire detection and suppression equipment, fire protection for diesel-powered equipment in underground mines, transfer and storage of flammable or combustible liquids in underground mines, fire protection of surface mining equipment and surface metal mineral processing plants.