The 2009 Life Safety Code Handbook has the practical insights and solutions you need. Don't let uncertainty about what new Life Safety Code requirements mean or how to apply them slow down jobs and compromise safety.
Put reliable application advice at your fingertips with NFPA's exclusive 2009 Life Safety Code Handbook. Avoid mistakes and redos. Get practical, authoritative support on every project with instant answers and solutions in the Life Safety Code Handbook.
Only NFPA's official Handbook contains the complete 2009 Life Safety Code text. Authoritative commentary provides insights into the reasoning behind rules and presents hands-on compliance advice. Plus, it's color-coded so it's easy to distinguish from requirements.
First-time commentary shortens the learning curve on new provisions concerning:
- Egress-related criteria for evacuation strategies and new escape devices
- Additional sprinkler mandates
- Inspection of door openings
- Door locking for patient protective needs
- 2-way communication systems in areas of refuge
Life Safety Code text for new and existing buildings is presented side-by-side for easy comparison -- this feature alone makes the Handbook a must! More than 400 two-color charts, tables, photos, and illustrations enhance your understanding of vital requirements. A handy chart makes it easy to see major changes that have been implemented. Get up-to-speed on the 2009 Life Safety Code fast!