Standard on Fire and Life Safety in Animal Housing Facilities
What is NFPA 150?
This standard establishes life and safety requirements for both humans and animals in all types of animal housing facilities where animals are kept for any purpose, including barns, stables, kennels, animal shelters, veterinary facilities, zoos, laboratories, and racetracks.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 150 address?
Provisions encompass design, construction, operation, and maintenance of animal housing facilities and cover performance-based design, subclassification of facilities and categorization of animals, construction and separation requirements, means of egress, and protection from fire and special hazards. Specific chapters for Class 1, 2, and 3 facilities are provided.