Monthly Archives: August 2011

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NFPA Emergency Exit Signs: Frequently Asked Questions

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) establishes fire safety standards for commercial and large residential buildings. In some instances, these standards are written into law, particularly by local governments and the federal Occupational Safety and Hazard Association (OSHA). But even the NFPA’s non-legal standards are considered the ideal standards for what they address. For many...

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NFPA Emergency Exit Lighting Requirements

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) regulates the fire safety of commercial and large residential buildings. Often considered the foremost authority on emergency egress issues in the U.S., its guidelines are routinely legalized by city governments and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). From exit signs to egress paths, NFPA guidelines apply to several...

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