Fire Safety Standard for Powered Industrial Trucks Including Type Designations, Areas of Use, Conversions, Maintenance, and Operations
The next edition of this standard is now open for Public Input (formerly proposals).
What is NFPA 505?
This standard mitigates potential fire and explosion hazards involving powered industrial trucks, including fork trucks, tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks, and other specialized industrial trucks powered by electric motors or internal combustion engines.
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What does NFPA 505 address?
Comprehensive safety guidance includes provisions relating to hazardous (classified) locations other locations such as piers and wharves, dual-fuel trucks, conversion of trucks, maintenance, fuel recharging, marking, operation, and portable fire extinguishers.
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