Measures for fire safety in high buildings

(to form part of supplement no. 3 to the National building code of Canada) by National Research Council Canada. Associate Committee on the National Building Code.

Publisher: The Committee in Ottawa

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  • Fire prevention -- Canada -- Law and legislation,
  • Tall buildings -- Fires and fire prevention

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 125-127.

Other titlesNational building code of Canada
ContributionsNational Research Council Canada. Associate Committee on the National Building Code.
LC ClassificationsTH9506 A45
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18726645M

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