Fire Protection Handbook, 21st Edition



Meet Your Comprehensive Fire Protection Companion.

The NFPA® Fire Protection Handbook® (FPH®) provides quick and easy access to a wide depth and breadth of fire protection and life safety information to provide reliable answers to all your fire protection questions. Whether you’re a fire chief making your community safer, a facility manager ensuring your building is up to code, or a fire protection engineer who simply needs to keep up with today’s technology and safety practices, the 21st edition of the Fire Protection Handbook is your centralized solution.

Authored collaboratively by more than 200 industry professionals and NFPA experts, the FPH is a comprehensive resource that covers the latest research, technology, and safety practices in all areas of fire protection. This newest edition consists of two volumes and features 210 chapters, 21 sections grouped by topic, thousands of color visuals, and accompanying index tabs to help with navigation.

The Fire Protection Handbook features revised and updated chapters, plus several brand-new chapters, including:

  • The NFPA Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem™
  • The Interconnected All-Hazards Fire Department
  • Smart Infrastructure and Fire Protection
  • Additive Flame Retardants
  • Solid and Liquid Oxidizers
  • Organic Peroxides
  • Photovoltaic Systems
  • Energy Storage Systems
  • Fuel Gases Detection
  • Wildland Fires and Wildland/Urban Interface
  • Cannabis Processing Facilities
  • Active Shooter/Hostile Event Operations
  • Fireground Operations for Energy Storage Systems
  • Modular Construction
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