Standard on Incinerators and Waste and Linen Handling Systems and Equipment
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What is NFPA 82?
This standard presents the minimum fire protection requirements for the construction, installation, maintenance, and use of waste and recyclables storage rooms, containers, handling systems, incinerators, compactors, and linen and laundry handling systems.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 82 address?
Comprehensive coverage includes requirements for incinerator chimney construction and installation; transport systems for waste and linen chutes, including gravity, full pneumatic and gravity pneumatic conveying systems; waste spillage control and enclosure; automatic sprinklers for waste compactors; fire separation for waste and recyclables storage rooms; and maintenance issues associated with waste and linen handling systems and equipment.