NFPA 120

Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines

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Organization: NFPA
Publication Date: 1 January 2015
Status: active
Page Count: 49
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This standard shall cover minimum requirements for reducing loss of life and property from fire and explosion in the following:

(1) Underground bituminous coal mines

(2) Coal preparation plants designed to prepare coal for shipment

(3) Surface building and facilities associated with coal mining and preparation

(4) Surface coal and lignite mines 

This standard shall not apply to the following:

(1) Flammable and combustible liquids produced in underground coal mines

(2) Other equipment and processes, such as coal pulverizers, used to condition coal for firing in boilers at powergenerating plants or gasification plants or for utilization in certain special processes

Purpose. This standard shall be intended for the use and guidance of those charged with designing, constructing, purchasing, testing, installing, examining, approving, operating, or maintaining fire prevention, fire protection, or fire-fighting equipment in underground bituminous coal mines, coal preparation plants, and surface mining equipment and processes.

Document History

NFPA 120
January 1, 2015
Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines
This standard shall cover minimum requirements for reducing loss of life and property from fire and explosion in the following: (1) Underground bituminous coal mines (2) Coal preparation plants...
January 1, 2010
Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines
This standard shall cover minimum requirements for reducing loss of life and property from fire and explosion in the following: (1) Underground bituminous coal mines (2) Coal preparation plants...
January 1, 2004
Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines
This standard shall cover minimum requirements for reducing loss of life and property from fire and explosion in the following: (1) Underground bituminous coal mines (2) Coal preparation plants...
January 1, 1999
Standard for Coal Preparation Plants
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1994
Standard for Coal Preparation Plants
A description is not available for this item.
June 28, 1988
STANDARD FOR COAL PREPARATION PLANTS
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1984
COAL PREPARATION PLANTS
A description is not available for this item.

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