Standard for the Fire Protection of Telecommunications Facilities
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What is NFPA 76?
This standard provides requirements for fire protection of telecommunications facilities providing telephone, data, internet transmission, wireless, and video services to the public as well as life safety for the occupants plus protection of equipment and service continuity.
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What does NFPA 76 address?
Telecommunications facilities include signal processing equipment areas, cable entrance facility areas, power areas and battery spaces, main distribution frame areas, standby engine areas, technical support areas, administrative areas, and building services and support areas occupied by a telecommunications service provider. Provisions cover performance-. prescriptive-, and redundant or replacement-based approaches; fire protection; fire prevention; pre-fire planning, damage control, and emergency recovery.
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