Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Assoc. Releases White Paper: “ADA and NFPA 101 Wall Projection Rules for Mounting Extinguishers”

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The Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has released a white paper clarifying Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and NFPA 101 requirements for installing portable fire extinguishers.

“Some sales and marketing information relating to the installation of portable fire extinguishers may be misleading or not complete,” said Chuck Kimball, Chair of the Portables/Systems Division of the Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association.

The Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association has released a white paper clarifying Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and NFPA 101 requirements for installing portable fire extinguishers.

“Some sales and marketing information relating to the installation of portable fire extinguishers may be misleading or not complete,” said Chuck Kimball, Chair of the Portables/Systems Division of the Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association. “By providing this information and explaining the actual requirements, the Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association aims to support code compliant installations and enable potential savings for the end users.”

The whitepaper, titled “ADA and NFPA 101 Wall Projection Rules for Mounting Extinguishers”, can be downloaded here: http://femalifesafety.org/articles.html.

Publications interested in reproducing the white paper for their readers are asked to contact Lisa Piikkila at 920-380-4444.

About the Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association
The Fire Equipment Manufacturers’ Association is a more than 60-year-old non-profit trade
association dedicated to saving lives and protecting property by providing education of a balanced fire protection design. For additional information, including videos, interactive questionnaires and training websites about fire safety and protection, visit http://www.femalifesafety.org or call 216-241-7333. For a complete listing of member companies, visit the Member Profiles page of the association’s website at http://www.femalifesafety.org/membership.html.

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