- Part Number:1910
- Part Number Title:Occupational Safety and Health Standards
- Subpart:1910 Subpart L
- Subpart Title:Fire Protection
- Standard Number:
- Title:Fire detection systems.
- GPO Source:
Scope and application. This section applies to all automatic fire detection systems installed to meet the requirements of a particular OSHA standard.
Installation and restoration.
Maintenance and testing.
Protection of fire detectors.
The employer shall not delay alarms or devices initiated by fire detector actuation for more than 30 seconds unless such delay is necessary for the immediate safety of employees. When such delay is necessary, it shall be addressed in an emergency action plan meeting the requirements of § 1910.38.
Number, location and spacing of detecting devices. The employer shall assure that the number, spacing and location of fire detectors is based upon design data obtained from field experience, or tests, engineering surveys, the manufacturer's recommendations, or a recognized testing laboratory listing.
[45 FR 60713, Sept. 12, 1980]