requirements of the and subsequent editions of NFPA , Standard on Fire Hose, is stenciled on each length of hose and reads Service Test to ___ psi per NFPA or Service Test to ___ bar per NFPA . Hose should be tested as indicatedFor hose, tests are lbs for five minutesFor
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Please note This Standard is slipping cycle due to the Emergency Response and Responder Safety Document Consolidation Plan (consolidation plan) as approved by the NFPA Standards CouncilAs part of the consolidation plan, this Standard is slipping cycle and being combined into a new consolidated draft, NFPA .
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NFPA , Standard on Fire HoseConduct an acceptance test on each section of fire hose before it is placed in the hose inventoryThe test shall comply with the provisions of NFPA , Standard for the Care, Use, and Service Testing of Fire Hose Including Couplings and NozzlesSchedule and supervise the annual service test.
The Hartford Hospital fire sparked changes in hospital safety procedures and building codes that remain in place more than five decades laterOn the afternoon of December th, a fire broke out in a trash chute in the basement of the Hartford, CT hospital, causing gases to collect in an upper portion of the chute, which then ignited.