Standard for the Use of Flame Effects Before an Audience
What is NFPA 160?
This standard provides public safety officials, designers, performers and operators of flame effects with the latest requirements for the protection of the audience, support personnel, performers, the operator, assistants, and property where flame effects are used.
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What does NFPA 160 address?
NFPA 160 provides requirements for safe operation of flame effects used for entertainment, exhibition, demonstration, or simulation before an audience. The standard covers topics such as permits and approvals, documentation required for a flame effects plan and operator qualifications. The design, fabrication, installation, testing, control, operation, fire protection, and maintenance of equipment, materials, procedures, and systems for flame effects are included in the standard.