NFPA 750 (2019) Standard on Water Mist Fire Protection Systems.
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General. The clehnitioiis contained in this Ii.apter shah apply to the terms used in this standard. Where ternis are not defined in this chapiei or within anorhet’ chapter. they shall be dt’hitrcl Lt’ang their ordinarily accepted Iiteaiiings within the context in which the’ arc used. jtr’rdan,-flsfrrc (oMthfr Lhctiunarj’. 11 Us edition, shall be tiw source for the oi’diiiarily accepted meaning.
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions.
3.2.1 Approved. Acceptable to the authority having jurisdic.
3.2.2 Authority Having Jurisdiction (Al-lJ). An organiiation, office, or individual responsible ldr till Dicing the requirements of a code or standard, or for approving equipment. materials, an installation, or a procedure.
3.2.3 listed. Equipment. materials. or services included in a fist published by an organi7ation that is acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction and concerned with evaluation of pioducts or services, that maintains periodic inspection of prodiiciion of listed equipment or materials or periodic evaluation of services, and whose listing states that either the equipment. material, or service lileets appropriate designated standards or has been tested and found suitable for a specified purpose.
3.2.4 Shall. Indicates a mandaior’ requirement.
3.2.5 Should. Indicates a recommendation or that which is
advised but not required.
3.2.6 Standard. An NFPA Sia,idaid. the maul text of cbic1m contains only mandatory provisions using the word shalr to indicate requirements and that is in a Irirm generally suitable for mandatory reference in amunlier standard or code or for adoption into law. Nonmandatory provisions are not to be considered a part o’ the requirements of a standard and shall 1w IlK .lLe(l iii aim appc’iulix_ annex, footnote, itmfori,iatioimal note, or other means as permitted in the NFPA Manuals of Style. When used in a generic sense. such as in the phrase “standards (levelcipmnrlmt I)r(we” or stamI(luu(Ls devrlopmnc’nt activities,” the term “standards” includes all NFP.\ Standards, including (Mdes, Standards. Recommended Practices, and ;NFPA 750 pdf download.