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ARTICLE 28. NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION (NFPA)
STANDARDS
Rule 1. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards
675 IAC 28-1-1 Purpose
Authority: IC 22-13-2-2; IC 22-13-2-13
Affected: IC 22-12; IC 22-13; IC 22-14; IC 22-15; IC 36-7
Sec. 1. The purpose of this rule is to locate editions of NFPA Standards adopted by the commission in one (1) article. (Fire
Prevention and Building Safety Commission; 675 IAC 28-1-1; filed Aug 23, 2006, 4:03 p.m.: 20060906-IR-675050104FRA;
readopted filed Aug 8, 2012, 8:08 a.m.: 20120905-IR-675120260RFA; readopted filed Jul 3, 2018, 2:22 p.m.: 20180801-IR-
675180204RFA)
675 IAC 28-1-2 NFPA 10; standard for portable fire extinguishers
Authority: IC 22-13-2-2; IC 22-13-2-13
Affected: IC 10-19-2; IC 22-12; IC 22-13; IC 22-14; IC 22-15; IC 25-4; IC 25-31; IC 36-7
Sec. 2. (a) That certain standard, being titled NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, 2010 edition, published
by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169-7471, be and the same
is hereby adopted by reference as if fully set out in this section except as revised hereafter.
(b) This rule is available for review and reference at the:
Legal and Code Services Section
Indiana Department of Homeland Security
Indiana Government Center South
302 West Washington Street, Room W246
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
(c) Delete the text of Section 1.1 and insert the following: Scope. The provisions of this standard apply to the selection,
installation, inspection, maintenance, and testing of portable extinguishing systems.
(d) Delete Section 1.2 in its entirety without substitution.
(e) Amend Section 2.2 as follows:
(1) In the reference to NFPA 14, delete "2010 edition" and insert "as adopted at 675 IAC 13-1-9".
(2) In the reference to NFPA 58, delete "2008 edition" and insert "as adopted at 675 IAC 28-1-22".
(3) In the reference to NFPA 72, delete "2010 edition" and insert "as adopted at 675 IAC 28-1-28".
(4) In the reference to NFPA 86, delete "2007 edition" and insert "as adopted at 675 IAC 28-1-31".
(5) In the reference to NFPA 385, delete "2007 edition" and insert "as adopted at 675 IAC 28-1-34".
(6) In the reference to NFPA 407, delete "2007 edition" and insert "as adopted at 675 IAC 28-1-36".
(f) Delete Section 2.3.7 without substitution.
(g) Amend Section 2.4 as follows:
(1) In the reference to NFPA 17, delete "2009 edition" and insert "as adopted at 675 IAC 28-1-9".
(2) In the reference to NFPA 17A, delete "2009 edition" and insert "as adopted at 675 IAC 28-1-10".
(3) In the reference to NFPA 52, delete "2010 edition" and insert "as adopted at 675 IAC 28-1-21".
(h) Amend Chapter 3 as follows:
(1) Amend the following definitions to read as follows:
APPROVED means acceptance by the authority having jurisdiction by one (1) of the following methods:
(1) Investigation or tests conducted by nationally recognized authorities; or
(2) Investigation or tests conducted by nationally recognized technical or scientific organizations; or
(3) Nationally accepted principles.
The investigation, tests, or principles shall establish that the method, material, equipment, design, or type of
construction is safe for its intended purpose.
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AUTHORITY HAVING JURISDICTION means the Division of Fire and Building Safety or officer of a local unit of
government empowered by law to administer and enforce the rules of the commission.
EXTINGUISHER MAINTENANCE means a thorough examination of the fire extinguisher and any necessary repair.
HALOGENATED AGENTS means halogenated (clean) agents referenced in this standard are the following types:
(1) Halons. Bromochlorodifluoromethane (Halon 1211), bromotrifluoromethane (Halon 1301), and mixtures
of Halon 1211 and Halon 1301 (Halon 1211/1301).
NOTE: Halon 1211 and Halon 1301 are included in the "Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete
the Ozone Layer", signed September 16, 1987. In compliance with National regulations, production of
halons ceased on January 1, 1994.
(2) Halocarbons. Halocarbon agents include hydrochlorofluoro-carbon (*HCFC), hydrofluorocarbon (HFC),
perfluorocarbon (PFC), and fluoroidodocarbon (FIC) type agents.
LABELED means equipment or materials to which has been attached a label, symbol, or other identifying mark of
an organization engaged in product evaluation, that maintains periodic inspection of production of labeled equipment
or materials, and by whose labeling the manufacturer indicates compliance with appropriate standards or performance
in a specified manner.
LISTED means equipment or materials included in a list published by an organization engaged in product evaluation,
that maintains periodic inspection of production of listed equipment or materials, and whose listing states either that
the equipment or material meets appropriate standards or has been tested and found suitable for use in a specified
manner.
(2) Add the following definitions:
BUILDING CODE means the Indiana Building Code in effect in Indiana at the time of construction, remodeling,
alteration, or addition of the structure.
DESIGN PROFESSIONAL means an architect who is registered under IC 25-4 or professional engineer who is
registered under IC 25-31. If a registered design professional is not required by 675 IAC 12-6 or 675 IAC 15, then
it means the owner.
DIVISION OF FIRE AND BUILDING SAFETY means the Division of Fire and Building Safety of the Indiana
Department of Homeland Security created pursuant to IC 10-19-2.
FIRE CODE means the Indiana Fire Code.
INDIANA BUILDING CODE means the rules adopted at 675 IAC 13 in effect in Indiana at the time of construction,
remodeling, alteration, or addition of the structure.
INDIANA FIRE CODE means the rules adopted at 675 IAC 22 in effect in Indiana at the time of inspection by the
inspection authority or, with respect to construction required to be filed under 675 IAC 12-6, 675 IAC 22 in effect at
the time of construction, remodeling, alteration, or addition of the structure.
QUALIFIED means a design professional or a person having successfully completed a course of instruction related
to the equipment being installed, serviced, or repaired. Such instruction shall be provided by the manufacturer of the
equipment or their authorized representative.
(3) Delete Section 3.2.6 in its entirety without substitution.
(i) Amend Section 4.1.1 to read as follows: Portable fire extinguishers used to comply with this standard shall be listed and
labeled.
(j) Amend Section 4.2(2) to read as follows: Hazardous materials shall be identified in accordance with NFPA 704 as adopted
by the commission at 675 IAC 28-1-38. Hazardous materials shall be classified in accordance with chapter 27 of the Indiana Fire
Code.
(k) Delete the text of Section 5.1 and substitute the following: Extinguishers shall be suitable for the anticipated growth and
character of the fire, construction, and occupancy of the individual property or premises, the vehicle or hazard to be protected, and
ambient-temperature conditions. Selection of the class, size, number, and location of extinguishers shall be as specified in the
Indiana Fire Code.
(l) Delete Section 5.4.1 without substitution.
(m) Delete Section 5.4.1.4 without substitution.
(n) Delete Section 5.4.2 in its entirety without substitution.
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(o) Delete the text of Section 5.5.5 and insert as follows: See Section 904.11.5 of the Indiana Fire Code.
(p) Delete the text of Section 5.5.5.2 and insert as follows: Cooking appliances that are protected by a UL 300 fire-
extinguishing system shall be provided with a type K fire extinguisher.
(q) Delete Section 5.6 in its entirety without substitution.
(r) Delete the text of Section 6.1.1 and insert as follows: The minimum required number of fire extinguishers needed to
protect a property shall be determined as specified in the Indiana Fire Code.
(s) Amend Section 6.1.2 to read as follows: Fire extinguishers shall be provided for the protection of the occupancy hazard
as required by the Indiana Building Code and the Indiana Fire Code.
(t) Delete the text of Section 7.1.2 in its entirety and insert to read as follows:
Section 7.1.2.1. Persons performing design, installation, maintenance, and servicing shall be qualified.
Section 7.1.2.2. Documentation of qualifications shall be provided to the authority having jurisdiction upon request.
Section 7.1.2.3. Persons performing maintenance and recharging of the fire extinguishers shall have available the appropriate
manufacturer's servicing manuals, the correct tools, recharge materials, lubricants, and manufacturer's replacement parts
or parts specifically listed for the use in the fire extinguisher.
(u) Amend Section 7.3.3.1 to read as follows: Fire extinguisher shells that pass the applicable six (6) year requirement of
7.3.1.2.1 shall have the test information recorded on a durable weatherproof label, a minimum size of two (2) inches by three and
one-half (3?) inches (51mm ? 89mm).
The label shall be affixed to the shell by means of a heatless process. These labels shall be self-destructive type when their
removal from a fire extinguisher is attempted. The label shall include the following information:
(1) Month and year the test was performed, indicated by a perforation such as by a hand punch.
(2) Name or initials of the person performing the test and the name of the agency performing the test.
(v) Delete Section 8.1.2 without substitution.
(w) Delete Section 8.7.1 without substitution.
(x) Delete Section 8.7.2.3 without substitution.
(y) Delete Section 8.7.3.2 without substitution.
(z) The annexes are:
(1) not adopted as part of this code;
(2) intended for use as a guide; and
(3) not enforceable as part of this code.
(Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission; 675 IAC 28-1-2; filed Aug 23, 2006, 4:03 p.m.: 20060906-IR-675050104FRA;
readopted filed Aug 8, 2012, 8:08 a.m.: 20120905-IR-675120260RFA; filed Nov 15, 2012, 2:59 p.m.: 20121212-IR-
675120051FRA; readopted filed Jul 3, 2018, 2:22 p.m.: 20180801-IR-675180204RFA)
675 IAC 28-1-3 NFPA 11; standard for low-, medium-, and high-expansion foam
Authority: IC 22-13-2-2; IC 22-13-2-13
Affected: IC 10-19-2; IC 22-12; IC 22-13; IC 22-14; IC 22-15; IC 36-7
Sec. 3. (a) Standard for Low-, Medium-, and High-Expansion Foam, NFPA 11, 2005 edition, published by National Fire
Protection Association (NFPA), 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02269-9101 is adopted by reference except as revised
hereafter.
(b) The following documents referenced in NFPA 11 are not adopted, are not enforceable, and are for information purposes
only:
(1) NFPA 16, NFPA 24, NFPA 30, NFPA 1150, NFPA 1901, and NFPA 1961.
(2) ANSI B1.20.1, B16.1, B16.3, B16.4, B16.5, B16.9, B16.11, and B16.25.
(3) ASTM A 53, A 105, A 106, A 135, A 182, A 216, A 234, A 312, A 395, A 795, and SI 10.
(4) AWS D10.9.
(5) API 650.
(6) IEEE 45.
(7) IMO Safety of life at Sea SOLAS Regulations II-2/4.3 and 4.3.5.
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(8) UL 162.
(9) Notes: (2) and (3) in Table 5.2.5.2.2.
(c) The following documents referenced in NFPA 11 are adopted and are enforceable:
(1) NFPA 13, as adopted in 675 IAC 13-1-8.
(2) NFPA 15, as adopted in section 8 of this rule.
(3) NFPA 20, as adopted in 675 IAC 13-1-10.
(4) NFPA 70, as adopted in 675 IAC 17.
(5) NFPA 72, as adopted in section 28 of this rule.
(d) Delete Section 1.2.2, and substitute to read as follows: For alternate materials, methods, and design see the General
Administrative Rules (675 IAC 12-6-11).
(e) Delete subsection 1.4 in its entirety without substitution.
(f) Delete subsection 1.5 in its entirety and substitute "See 675 IAC 12-6-11.".
(g) Amend the following definitions in Chapter 3 to read as follows:
APPROVED means acceptance by the authority having jurisdiction by one (1) of the following methods:
(1) Investigation or tests conducted by nationally recognized authorities; or
(2) Investigation or tests conducted by nationally recognized technical or scientific organizations; or
(3) Nationally accepted principles.
The investigation, tests, or principles shall establish that the method, material, equipment, design, or type of construction
is safe for its intended purpose.
AUTHORITY HAVING JURISDICTION means the Division of Fire and Building Safety or officer of a local unit of
government empowered by law to administer and enforce the rules of the commission.
LABELED. Equipment or materials to which has been attached a label, symbol, or other identifying mark of an organization
engaged in product evaluation that maintains periodic inspection of production of labeled equipment or materials and by
whose labeling the manufacturer indicates compliance with appropriate standards or performance in a specified manner.
LISTED. Equipment or materials included in a list published by an organization engaged in product evaluation that
maintains periodic inspection of production of listed equipment or materials and whose listing states either that the
equipment or material meets appropriate standards or has been tested and found suitable for use in a specified manner.
(h) Add the following definitions to Chapter 3 as follows:
DIVISION OF FIRE AND BUILDING SAFETY means the Division of Fire and Building Safety of the Indiana Department
of Homeland Security created pursuant to IC 10-19-2.
NFPA 70, National Electrical Code means the Indiana Electrical Code (675 IAC 17).
TRAINED means one who has undergone the instructions necessary to design, install, and perform the maintenance and
recharge service.
(i) Delete subsection 4.2.1.5 in its entirety without substitution.
(j) Amend subsection 4.2.1.6 to read as follows: Water supply or premixed solution shall be protected against freezing.
(k) Delete subsection 4.3.2.1 in its entirety and substitute: Storage Facilities. Foam concentrates and equipment shall be
stored in an accessible location not exposed to the hazard they protect. If housed, they shall be in a noncombustible structure. Off-
premises supplies shall be of the proper type for use in the systems of the given installation. At the time of a fire, these off-premises
supplies shall be accumulated in sufficient quantities, before placing the equipment in operation, to ensure uninterrupted foam
production at the design rate for the required period of time.
(l) Amend subsection 4.3.2.5.1 to read as follows: The consumption rates shall be based on the percentage concentrate used
in the system design (e.g., three percent (3%) or six percent (6%) or other, if so listed).
(m) Delete subsection 4.7.1.3 without substitution.
(n) Insert subsection 4.8.1 Fixed Systems. These systems are complete installations in which foam is piped from a central
foam station, discharging through fixed delivery outlets to the hazard to be protected. Any required pumps are permanently
installed.
(o) Insert subsection 4.8.2 Semifixed Systems. These systems are the type in which the hazard is equipped with fixed
discharge outlets connected to piping that terminates at a safe distance. The fixed piping installation might or might not include
a foam maker. Necessary foam-producing materials are transported to the scene after the fire starts and are connected to the piping.
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(p) Insert subsection 4.8.3 Mobile Systems. These systems include any foam-producing unit that is mounted on wheels and
that is self-propelled or towed by a vehicle. These units can be connected to a suitable water supply or can utilize a premixed foam
solution.
(q) Insert subsection 4.8.4 Portable Systems. These systems are the type in which the foam-producing equipment and
materials, hose, etc., are transported by hand.
(r) Delete subsection 4.9.2.3 without substitution.
(s) Delete subsection 4.9.2.4 without substitution.
(t) Delete subsection 4.9.2.5.2 without substitution.
(u) Delete subsection 4.9.2.7 in its entirety and substitute: Where automatic shutdown is required, an alarm condition shall
remain until manually reset.
(v) Amend Section 5.2.4.3.2 by deleting the "," between "approved" and "for".
(w) Amend Section 5.2.5.1.3 by inserting "securely" before "attached".
(x) Amend Section 5.2.5.1.5 by inserting "a" before "seal".
(y) Amend Section 5.2.6.4 by inserting "as specified in 675 IAC 12-6-11" after "testing laboratories".
(z) Delete Chapter 7 and substitute the following: Plans and specifications shall be filed as required by the General
Administrative Rules (675 IAC 12).
(aa) Delete subsection 8.3.4.1 in its entirety without substitution.
(bb) Amend Section 8.3.4.2 by inserting "." at the end of each sentence for items (1), (2), and (3).
(cc) Delete subsection 8.5.1.4 without substitution.
(dd) Amend Section 6.5.2 by deleting "in the opinion of the authority having jurisdiction".
(ee) Delete Section 6.7.1.1.1 in its entirety without substitution.
(ff) Amend Section 6.11.3.3 by deleting "acceptable to" and substituting "approved by".
(gg) Amend Section 9.1.1 by deleting "where required by the AHJ".
(hh) Delete Section 9.12.2 in its entirety without substitution.
(ii) Amend Section 10.3.1 to read as follows: The completed system shall be tested by trained personnel.
(jj) Amend Section 10.3.2 to read as follows: The tests shall be adequate to determine that the system has been properly
installed and that it functions as intended.
(kk) Delete in Section 11.1.6, "competent" and substitute "trained".
(ll) Chapter 2 and the appendices are not adopted as part of this code and are intended for use as a guide, and the standards
referenced therein are not enforceable as part of this code. (Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission; 675 IAC 28-1-3; filed
Aug 23, 2006, 4:03 p.m.: 20060906-IR-675050104FRA; readopted filed Aug 8, 2012, 8:08 a.m.: 20120905-IR-675120260RFA;
readopted filed Jul 3, 2018, 2:22 p.m.: 20180801-IR-675180204RFA)
675 IAC 28-1-4 NFPA 12; standard on carbon dioxide extinguishing systems
Authority: IC 22-13-2-2; IC 22-13-2-13
Affected: IC 10-19-2; IC 22-12; IC 22-13; IC 22-14; IC 22-15; IC 36-7
Sec. 4. (a) Standard on Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems, NFPA 12, 2005 Edition, published by National Fire
Protection Association (NFPA), 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02269-9101 is adopted by reference except as revised
hereafter.
(b) The following documents referenced in NFPA 12 are not adopted, are not enforceable, and are for information purposes
only:
(1) ASME B 31.1.
(2) ANSI/IEEE C 2.
(3) MNBV/ANSI Z535.
(4) API/ASME, Code for Unfired Pressure Vessels for Petroleum Liquids and Gases.
(5) ASTM A 53.
(6) ASTM A 106.
(7) ASTM A 120.
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(8) ASTM A 182.
(9) CGA G6.2.
(10) CSA C22.1.
(11) Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 58.20.
(12) Title 46, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 72.
(13) Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 171-190 (DOT).
(14) Bureau of Mines Bulletins 503 and 627 (DOT).
(c) The following documents referenced in NFPA 12 are adopted and are enforceable:
(1) NFPA 70, as adopted in 675 IAC 17.
(2) NFPA 72, as adopted in section 28 of this rule.
(d) Delete Section 1.1.2 in its entirety without substitution.
(e) Amend subsection 1.2.2 to read as follows: For alternate materials, methods, and design, see the General Administrative
Rules (675 IAC 12-6-11).
(f) Amend Section 1.2.3 to read as follows: Design, installation, inspection and maintenance shall be performed by trained
persons only.
(g) Delete Section 1.3 in its entirety without substitution.
(h) Amend the following definitions in Chapter 3 to read as follows:
APPROVED means acceptance by the authority having jurisdiction by one (1) of the following methods:
(1) Investigation or tests conducted by nationally recognized authorities; or
(2) Investigation or tests conducted by nationally recognized technical or scientific organizations; or
(3) Nationally accepted principles.
The investigation, tests, or principles shall establish that the method, material, equipment, design, or type of construction
is safe for its intended purpose.
AUTHORITY HAVING JURISDICTION means the Division of Fire and Building Safety or officer of a local unit of
government empowered by law to administer and enforce the rules of the commission.
LABELED. Equipment or materials to which has been attached a label, symbol, or other identifying mark of an organization
engaged in product evaluation that maintains periodic inspection of production of labeled equipment or materials and by
whose labeling the manufacturer indicates compliance with appropriate standards or performance in a specified manner.
LISTED. Equipment or materials included in a list published by an organization engaged in product evaluation, that
maintains periodic inspection of production of listed equipment or materials and whose listing states either that the
equipment or material meets appropriate standards or has been tested and found suitable for use in a specified manner.
(i) Add in Chapter 3, the following definitions to read as follows:
DIVISION OF FIRE AND BUILDING SAFETY means the Division of Fire and Building Safety of the Indiana Department
of Homeland Security created pursuant to IC 10-19-2.
NFPA 70, National Electric Code means the Indiana Electrical Code (675 IAC 17).
TRAINED means one who has undergone the instructions necessary to design, install, and perform the maintenance and
recharge service.
(j) Delete subsection 4.3.1.3.2 in its entirety without substitution.
(k) Amend subsection 4.3.3.6.2 by deleting "(1) When persons not familiar with the systems and their operation are present
in a protected space (2)" and substitute "(1)". Delete the "s" in "conditions".
(l) Delete subsections 4.4.1 and 4.4.2 and substitute the following: Plans and specifications shall be filed in accordance with
the General Administrative Rules (675 IAC 12).
(m) Delete subsections 4.4.3 and 4.4.4 and substitute the following: The completed system shall be tested. Only listed or
approved equipment and devices shall be used in the system and shall perform as designed and in accordance with this standard.
(n) Delete, in subsection 4.5.2, Exception No. 1 without substitution. Delete "(2)" and substitute "(1)". Delete "(3)" and
substitute "(2)".
(o) In subsection 4.5.5.1 delete "unless specifically waived by the authority having jurisdiction" without substitution.
(p) In subsection 4.5.5.2 delete "unless specifically waived by the authority having jurisdiction" without substitution.
(q) Delete subsection 4.6.1.2 in its entirety without substitution.
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