Standard for Fire Protection for Facilities Handling Radioactive Materials
The next edition of this standard is now open for Public Input (formerly proposals).
What is NFPA 801?
This standard protects the safety of the public, facility personnel, and the environment from the effects of fire or explosions on radiological and other hazardous materials at all facilities handling radioactive materials, except nuclear reactors.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 801 address?
Design, construction, operation, and regulation requirements cover establishing and documenting a fire protection program; facility design; fire protection systems and equipment; facilities, processes, and special hazards; and fire protection during permanent facility shutdown and decommissioning.