Standard for Fire Protection of Vessels During Construction, Conversion, Repair, and Lay-Up
What is NFPA 312?
This standard provides fire protection requirements for vessels during the course of construction, conversion, repairs, or while laid up.
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What does NFPA 312 address?
Comprehensive provisions apply to vessels at all stages of operational life, including changing from one type of service to another. Topics include general care and cleanliness, electrical installations, watch service, fire protection equipment, fire prevention from hot work operations, storage of explosive and flammable materials, paint application, inspection, temporary heating arrangements, vessel stability during firefighting, and the use of watch services for fire prevention.