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[ Republic Act No. ]. AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE FIRE CODE OF THE. PHILIPPINES, REPEALING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. PROTECTION .. SECTION GENERAL AUTHORITY TO ADMINISTER AND. ENFORCE RA AND ITS IRR. Technical Working Group on Preparation of IRR (RA Fire Code). Mobile Training Team Leader of RA and RA Technical Committee of Revision.
Founded on Maslows hierarchy of needs, mans needs cannot simply be terminated. Every achievement is never enough not to endeavour for more. Hence, man faces enduring challenges as he aims for a better life. Progress is coupled by evolving threats to living things and the environment. Since , the Fire Code of the Philippines or P. Through the years, the advancement of science and technology and modern methods of making things better, P.
Syjuco Jr. Reno G. Amado T. Substituted by House Bill No. Roilo Golez. HB and authored by Rep. Majority Leader. November 7. Darlene Antonino-Custodio and Salvador H. HB authored by Rep. Providing for Effective Implementation thereof. Fire Code amendment bill approved in the Third Reading in the House of Representatives with yeas. Co-authors of the bill: Congressmen Salvador H. After referral to the House Committee on Rules.
February Escudero III. Antonino and Marcelino R. Rodolfo W. Assigns for Consideration by Special Order. June August Period for committee and individual amendments in Senate.. Period of individual amendments. Period of committee amendments closes. Reconsideration of the termination of the committee amendments. Period of committee amendments. Period of interpellation in Senate closes. Committee Report s Calendared for Ordinary Business. Questions of Senators Pimentel.
Period of individual amendments closes. Senator Zubiri was made co-author and co-sponsor. LAPID was made a co — author. Senate sends to the House of Representatives requesting of concurrence the approved Senate Bill.
Approved on Third Reading. COM to review. Approved on Second Reading with Amendments. Chairman Committee on Rules. Defensor Sr. Arthur D. September Against None. Period of individual amendments approval on second reading with amendments Printed copies were distributed to the Senators.. In favor: The group of interpellators came from the different fire regional offices. Ronaldo V.
December Puno January 5. COM to work on outputs interpolated by different SubCommittees and to harmonize. Puno approves the IRR. Citizens Charter to officers and personnel of the BFP. April May 5.
Aquino III. Director Xerxes N. Pimentel Jr. Zubiri Members: Rodolfo G. Angustia E Padiernos F. Authors and sponsors: Senators… Senator Gregorio B. Nitafan D. Juan Miguel F. Lapid Ex-Officio Members: Aleli Lalaine A.
Marcelino R. Legislative Liaison Staff: Senator Miriam Defensor. Pangilinan Aquilino Q. Senator Gregorio B. Honasan II. Senator Ramon B. Revilla Jr. Honasan II Vice Chairman: Salvador H.
Cavite 1st District. Antique 2nd District. Cebu 3rd District. Iloilo City 2nd District. Camiguin HON. NUR G. Maguindanao Lone District. Bataan Party-List. Iloilo 1st District. Davao City 1st District. Mindoro 2nd District. Ilocos Norte 2nd District. Ilocos Sur 3rd District. Manila Party-List. Cavite Lone District. Ilocos Norte Lone District. Cebu City 2nd District. Cavite HON. Davao Oriental 2nd District. Mandaluyong 3rd District. JR HON. Iloilo Lone District. Quezon City Lone District.
RENE M. Taguig City 2nd District. Pampanga 1st District. Committee on Accounts HON. UY HON. RAUL V. UY Lone District. Batangas Party-List. Bukidnon 1st District. Catanduanes Lone District. Biliran 5th District. Iloilo City 1st District. Laguna 1ST District. North Cotabato 4TH District. Leyte 1st District. Lanao del Sur Lone District. La Union Lone District. Speaker Nograles Lone District. Paranaque 1st District.
Pampanga 5TH District. Aurora 2nd District. Isabela Lone District. San Juan 2nd District. Shariff Kabunsuan 2nd District. Tawi-tawi 2ND District. Misamis Occ. Cebu 1st District. Technical Working Group xv.
Nueva Ecija 2ND District. Compostela Valley Lone District. ERIC D. Masbate 2nd District. Deputized by Hon. Muntinlupa 1st District. Camarines Sur Lone District. RAUL T. Masbate 1st District.
Marikina City 2ND District. Abra 3rd District. Misamis Oriental 4th District. Region 4A RD. Misamis Occidental 3rd District. GO HON. NCR FD4. NCR FD 1. NUP Joeren A. Quirino Lone District. Davao del Sur 4th District. NCR FD 3. Surigao del Norte 2nd District. CAR RD. Aklan Lone District. Sultan Kudarat 1st District. Davao Oriental 1st District. Region 12 RD. Cagayan Party-List. NCR FD 2. Province 2nd District. NCR RD. This Act shall be known as the "Fire Code of the Philippines of ".
Definition of Terms. It is the policy of the State to ensure public safety. Towards this end. Combustible Liquid — Any liquid having a flash point at or above Curtain Board — A vertical panel of non-combustible or fire resistive materials attached to and extending below the bottom chord of the roof trusses.
Combustible Flammable or Inflammable — Descriptive of materials that are easily set on fire. Corrosive Liquid — Any liquid which causes fire when in contact with organic matter or with certain chemicals. Cellulose Nitrate Plastic Pyroxylin — Any plastic substance. Damper — A normally open device installed inside air duct system which automatically closes to restrict the passage of smoke or fire.
Administrator — Any person who acts as agent of the owner and manages the use of a building for him. Blasting Agent — Any material or mixture consisting of a fuel and oxidizer used to set off explosives. Dust — A finely powdered substance which. Duct System — A continuous passageway for the transmission of air.
Combustible Fiber — Any readily ignitable and free burning fiber such as cotton. Abatement — Any act that would remove or neutralize a fire hazard. Distillation — The process of first raising the temperature in separating the more volatile from the less volatile parts and then cooling and condensing the resulting vapor so as to produce a nearly purified substance.
Cryogenic — Descriptive of any material which by its nature or as a result of its reaction with other elements produces a rapid drop in temperature of the immediate surroundings. Cellulose Nitrate or Nitro Cellulose — A highly combustible and explosive compound produced by the reaction of nitric acid with a cellulose material. Finishes — Materials used as final coating of a surface for ornamental or protective purposes. Fire Lane — The portion of a roadway or public-way that should be kept opened and unobstructed at all times for the expedient operation of fire fighting units.
Fire Alarm — Any visual or audible signal produced by a device or system to warn the occupants of the building or fire fighting elements of the presence or danger of fire to enable them to undertake immediate action to save life and property and to suppress the fire.
These features are also designed to achieve. Ember — A hot piece or lump that remains after a material has partially burned. Fire Hazard — Any condition or act which increases or may cause an increase in the probability of the occurrence of fire. Fire Protective and Fire Safety Device — Any device intended for the protection of buildings or persons to include.
Electrical Arc — An extremely hot luminous bridge formed by passage of an electric current across a space between two conductors or terminals due to the incandescence of the conducting vapor.
Fire Trap — A building unsafe in case of fire because it will burn easily or because it lacks adequate exits or fire escapes. Fire Safety Constructions — Refers to design and installation of walls. Fire — The active principle of burning.
Fire Door — A fire resistive door prescribed for openings in fire separation walls or partitions. Industrial Baking And Drying — The industrial process of subjecting materials to heat for the purpose of removing solvents or moisture from the same.
Forcing — A process where a piece of metal is heated prior to changing its shape or dimensions. Horizontal Exit — Passageway from one building to another or through or around a wall in approximately the same floor level.
It causes fire when in contact with combustible materials especially under conditions of high temperature. Occupancy — The purpose for which a building or portion thereof is used or intended to be used. Hose Reel — A cylindrical device turning on an axis around which a fire hose is wound and connected. Hose Box — A box or cabinet where fire hoses. Hypergolic Fuel — A rocket or liquid propellant which consist of combinations of fuels and oxidizers which ignite spontaneously on contact with each other.
It shall also mean to include the treatment of building components or contents with flame retardant chemicals. Occupant — Any person actually occupying and using a building or portions thereof by virtue of a lease contract with the owner or administrator or by permission or sufferance of the latter. Organic Peroxide — A strong oxidizing organic compound which releases oxygen readily. Fulminate — A kind of stable explosive compound which explodes by percussion. Flash Point — The minimum temperature at which any material gives off vapor in sufficient concentration to form an ignitable mixture with air.
Jumper — A piece of metal or an electrical conductor used to bypass a safety device in an electrical system. Standpipe System — A system of vertical pipes in a building to which fire hoses can be attached on each floor. Sprinkler System — An integrated network of hydraulically designed piping installed in a building. Overloading — The use of one or more electrical appliances or devices which draw or consume electrical current beyond the designed capacity of the existing electrical system.
Oxidizing Material — A material that readily yields oxygen in quantities sufficient to stimulate or support combustion.
Smelting — Melting or fusing of metallic ores or compounds so as to separate impurities from pure metals. Vestibule — A passage hall or antechamber between the outer doors and the interior parts of a house or building. It shall also refer to partial distillation and electrolysis.
Vertical Shaft — An enclosed vertical space of passage that extends from floor to floor. Public Way — Any street. Owner — The person who holds the legal right of possession or title to a building or real property.
Self-closing Doors — Automatic closing doors that are designed to confine smoke and heat and delay the spread of fire.
Pyrophoric — Descriptive of any substance that ignites spontaneously when exposed to air. Public Assembly Building — Any building or structure where fifty 50 or more people congregate. That during fire fighting operations. The BFP may enter into external party agreements for the conduct of trainings. Responsibility for the Enforcement of this Code.
In the case of the fire practitioners. Applicability of the Code. The technical staff shall study. In the latter case. BFP shall constitute a technical staff of highly qualified persons who are knowledgeable on fire prevention. Technical Staff. They may be drawn not only from the organic members of the BFP and other government offices and agencies. No occupancy permit. The Chief. The notice shall state the nature of the violation and no work shall be continued on that portion until the violation had been corrected.
That in case of single family dwelling. Safety Measures. Fire Safety. Without limiting the definition of hazardous material. Protective and Warning System — Owners. Prohibited Acts. If after the lapse of the aforesaid period. BFP may issue order for such abatement. If the owner. Penalties and Abatement of Fire Hazards.
If the assessed value of the nuisance or the amount to be spent in abating the same is not more than One hundred thousand pesos P Enforcement of the Lien. Failure to comply within five 5 days from the receipt of the notice shall cause the Chief.
Summary abatement as used herein shall mean all corrective measures undertaken to abate hazards which shall include. These expenses shall constitute a prior lien upon such property. Any building or structure assessed and declared by the Chief. The property shall be forfeited in favor of the government if the highest bid is not at least equal to the abatement expenses.
The expenses incurred by the government for such summary abatement shall be borne by the owner. No property subject of lien under Section 9 hereof. BFP under this subsection. The decision of the Secretary of the Interior and Local Government shall be final and executory. Any person who disobeys the lawful order of the fire ground commander during a fire fighting operation shall be penalized with imprisonment of one 1 day to thirty 30 days and a fine of five thousand pesos P5.
That the payment of the fine. Unless ordered by the Secretary of the Interior and Local Government. Any person who. The decision of the Chief. That where the violation is attended by injury. That in case of a corporation. Appropriation and Sources of Income. Collection and Assessment of Local Taxes.
Assessment of Fire Code Taxes. Fees and Fines. Collection of Taxes. The BFP shall. The BFP shall determine the optimal number of equipment. Presidential Decree No. BFP shall. In the procurement of fire fighting and investigation supplies and materials. Within sixty 60 days from the effectivity of this Act.
In case any provision of this Act or any portion thereof is declared unconstitutional by a competent court. For this purpose. BFP is authorized. All laws. This Act which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No.
This Act shall take effect fifteen 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in two 2 national newspapers of general circulation. RULE 1. Fire protective and warning equipment or systems. All private or public buildings. Fire safety planning. Design and installation of mechanical. All persons. An airport. Building Administrator. Any engine used. Anesthetics Gas. Petroleum industry installations. Any area used or intended for use for the parking.
Aircrafts Service Station. A medical gas used as anesthetic agents for surgical procedures that could either be flammable or non-flammable. Aircraft Engine. RULE 3. Examples of 2. A person who undertakes.
Air Carrier or Operator. Any act that would remove or neutralize a fire hazard. Any area of land or water designed. All land transportation vehicles and equipment. That portion of an airport where flammable liquids are stored or dispensed and shall include all facilities essential thereto. Any person who acts as agent of the owner and manages the use of a building for the latter. A sudden release of oil and gas from a well. Automatic Fire Suppression System.
It may be with or without overhead scene handling facilities. Below Ground Container. In open-pit mining. An integrated system of underground or overhead piping or both connected to a source of extinguishing agent or medium and designed in accordance with fire protection engineering standards which.
A stage or platform that opens on at least three 3 sides to audience seating. Blasting Agent. A non liquid-tight transverse partition in a cargo tank. Automotive Service Station. They are commonly required by government organizations to be at least one-half as tall as the wheel of the largest mining machine on-site.
A large bundle or package of hay or a raw material such as cotton. A storage installation in which the maximum liquid level in the container below the surrounding grade or below a backfill berm. Acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction. That portion of property where liquids used as motor fuels are stored and dispensed from fixed equipment into the fuel tanks of motor vehicles and shall include any facilities available for the sale and service of tires.
Arena stage. Examples of nonflammable anesthetic gases are nitrous oxides and halothane. Any material or mixture consisting of a fuel and oxidizer used to set off explosives.
This shall also apply to highly urbanized Cities and Stations where by its 4. Cellulose Nitrate or Nitro Cellulose. Cellulose Nitrate Plastic Pyroxylin. Bulk Plant. Any liquid cooled by the refrigerant and used for the transmission of heat without a change in its state.
Land covered with a dense undergrowth of small trees and brushes. Bulk Oxygen System. An assembly of equipment. That portion of a property where liquids are received by tank vessel. Any plastic substance. Cargo Tank. Boiling point. A liquid-tight closure between compartments of a cargo tank.
The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid equals the surrounding atmospheric pressure. A highly combustible and explosive compound produced by the reaction of nitric acid with a cellulose material.
The expulsion of crude oil or certain other liquids from a burning tank in which the light fractions of the crude oil burn off producing a heat wave in the residue.
Where an accurate boiling point is unavailable for the material in question. Class II Liquid. Class B Fires. Any readily ignitable and free-burning fibers. Closed Container. A large integrated plant or that portion of such plant other than a refinery or distillery where flammable or combustible liquids are produced by chemical reactions or used in chemical reactions.
Combustible Fiber Loose House. Combination Standpipe. Class K Fires. Any container so sealed by means of a lid or other device that neither liquid nor vapor will escape from it at ordinary temperatures. Class A Fires. Class C Fires. Fires involving combustible materials.
Class D Fire. Fires involving ordinary combustible materials such as wood. Fires involving energized electrical equipment. Combustible Fibers. Fires in cooking appliances that involve combustible cooking media vegetable or animal oils and fats.
Spanish moss. Fires involving flammable liquids and gases. An accountable officer. Collecting Officer. Any liquid having a flash point at or above thirty seven and eight tenths degrees Celsius An enclosed and isolated structure where loose fibers are worked upon.
Any liquid that has a flash point at or above thirty seven and eight tenths degrees Celsius A pipeline system filled with water and connected to a constant water supply for the use of the BFP and the occupants of the buildings solely for fire suppression purposes.
Combustible Liquid. Chemical Plant. Compressed Gas Container. A mixture of two or more compressed gases contained in a single packaging. Descriptive of any material which. Combustible Waste. One that exists solely in the gaseous state under pressure in the range of two hundred seventy three kilopascal KPa to twenty four thousand nine hundred twenty three kilopascal These include.
Any naturally-occurring. A group of firefighters performing fire suppression activities within a specified jurisdiction. Also known as loose waste material. Corrosive Liquid. Any liquid which causes fire when in contact with organic matter or with certain chemicals. Compressed Gas. Cryogenic Container. A pressure or low-pressure or atmospheric container of any size designed or used for the transportation. An assembly of components. Compressed Gas Mixture.
Compressed Gas System. Crude Oil. Equipment used to deliver petroleum products such as gasoline. A container in which the maximum liquid level is below the normal surrounding grade and is constructed of natural materials. Curtain Board. The process of first raising the temperature to separate the more volatile from the less volatile parts and then cooling and condensing the resulting vapor so as to produce a nearly purified substance.
A tank. Dip Tank. A plant or that portion where liquids produced by fermentation and distillation are concentrated. Cryogenic Inground Container. Water is introduced into the system thru fire service connections when needed. A normally open device installed inside air duct systems which automatically closes to restrict the passage of smoke or fire. A framework that is constructed over a mine or oil well for the purpose of boring or lowering pipes.
Dry Standpipe. A type of standpipe system in which the pipes are normally not filled with water. An organic member of the Bureau of Fire Protection who is tasked to attend to the immediate needs and concerns of a customer.
A vertical panel of non-combustible or fire resistive materials attached to and extending below the bottom chord of the roof trusses to divide the underside of the roof into separate compartments so that heat and smoke will be directed upwards to a roof vent.
A process for rapidly removing excess wet coating material from a dipped or coated object or material by passing it through an electrostatic field. Cryogenic Fluids. Dispensing Device. Any visual or audible signal produced by a device or system to warn the occupants of the building or fire fighting elements of the presence or danger of fire.
Fire Alerting System. Electrical Arc. Electrostatic Fluidized Bed. Any finely divided solid. A continuous passageway for the transmission of air. Such object is transported through a container immediately above the charged and aerated materials in order to be coated. An extremely hot luminous bridge formed by the passage of an electric current across a space between two conductors or terminals.
A hot piece or lump that remains after a material has partially burned.
Fire Alarm. A fire alarm system activated by the presence of fire. Charges for regulation. A container holding powder coating material that is aerated from below so as to form an air-supported expanded cloud of such material that is electrically charged with a charge opposite to that of the object to be coated. Includes any chemical compound or mechanical mixture that is commonly used or intended for the purpose of producing an explosion.
Explosive Magazines. A partially enclosed portion of an assembly room the ceiling of which is not more than one hundred fifty five centimeters cm above the proscenium opening that is designed or used for the presentation of plays.
Duct System. A collective term that is used to refer to a group of firefighters. Fire Brigade. Enclosed Platform. Materials used as final coating of a surface for ornamental or protective purposes. Fire Protective Assembly. Fire Resistance Rating.
Fire Code Taxes. Fire Exit Drill. Any condition or act which increases or may cause an increase in the probability of the occurrence of fire. An assembly incorporated in the structure designed to prevent the spread of fire. Fire Code Revenues or Revenues. Fire Hazard. Fire Lane. Taxes prescribed in Section Collective income derived from the collection of fire code taxes. A building unsafe in case of fire because it will burn easily or because it lacks adequate exits or fire escapes.
A fire resistive door prescribed for openings in fire separation walls or partitions. Fire Door. A practice drill for the orderly and safe evacuation of occupants in the buildings. Fire Safety Constructions. Refers to the design and installation of walls. Fire Code Fines.
The portion of a roadway or public way that should be kept open and unobstructed at all times for the expedient conduct of fire fighting operations. Fire Trap. The time duration that a material or construction can withstand the effect of a standard fire test. It shall also mean to include the treatment of building components or contents with flame-retardant chemicals.
Fire Protective and Fire Safety Device. Any device intended for the protection of buildings or persons to include. Flammable Liquids. The time in which flame will spread over the surface of a burning material. Are material coatings in which the material being applied is a flammable liquid. Are liquids having flash points below thirty seven and eight tenths degrees Celsius An organized group of private firefighters recognized by the BFP. A wall designed to prevent the spread of fire.
Any compound or mixture which when applied properly improves the resistivity or fire resistance quality of fabrics and other materials. Fire Volunteer. Class I-B Liquids include those liquids having flash points below twenty two and eight tenths degrees Celsius Flame Spread Rating. Flammable Finishes.
Flammable liquids are classified as follows: Class I-A Liquids include those liquids having flash points below twenty two and eight tenths degrees Celsius Class I-C Liquids include those liquids having flash points at or above twenty two and eight tenths degrees Celsius Flammable Cryogenic Fluids. The characteristic of a material on how easily it will burn or ignite. Flame Retardant. The active principle of burning. Fire Wall. Are cryogenic fluids which are flammable in their vapor state. Fluidized Bed.
Flammable Vapor Area. ASTM D An area in which the concentration of flammable constituents vapor. A process where a piece of metal is heated prior to changing its shape or dimensions. The flash point of fuel oil. Examples are methyl bromide. The creation of a cloud of ultra-fine droplets. A kind of stable explosive compound which explodes by percussion.
Any substance which. Flash Point of a Liquid. A container holding powder coating material that is aerated from below so as to form an air-supported expanded cloud of such material through which the preheated object to be coated is immersed and transported. It shall include: The lowest temperature a liquid at which sufficient vapor is given off to form an ignitable mixture with air. ASTM High Piled Storage. Castings less than eleven and three tenths kilograms Persons or establishments engaged in fumigation and thermal insecticidal fogging.
For highly combustible materials such as rubber goods and certain plastics. Identification of potential hazards which includes risk evaluation that takes into account the likelihood of the hazard resulting in a fire or explosion.
Hazardous Fire Area. Heavy Casting. Government Fire Brigade. A group of firefighters rendering firefighting activities in the premises of a public office. An area of land or water or a structural surface that is used. High Rise Buildings. Hazard Evaluation. Castings greater than eleven and three tenths kilograms The utilization within an enclosed space of a fumigant in concentrations that is hazardous or acutely toxic to humans.
Any area covered with dry grass.
Buildings shall be deemed to be used for the storage of high piled combustible stock when the floor area used for such purpose exceeds either one-tenths 0. Same as heliport. A large building in which aircrafts are kept or repaired.
Any act of manufacturing. Include combustible materials on pallets or in racks more than four meters 4 m high. Industrial Baking and Drying. Any piece of metal or an electrical conductor used to bypass a safety device in an electrical system. Machinery Room. A cylindrical device turning on an axis around which a fire hose is wound and connected. Impact Barriers. In case any provision of this Act or any portion thereof is declared unconstitutional by a competent court, other provisions shall not be affected thereby.
This Act shall take effect fifteen 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in two 2 national newspapers of general circulation. Approved Sgd. December 19, Sgd. Flag for inappropriate content. Related titles. RA No. Role of Nurse Administrator in Personnel Management. Revised National Building Code of the Philippines. Jump to Page. Search inside document.
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