NFPA 140: Standard on Motion Picture and Television Production Studio Soundstages, Approved Production Facilities, and Production Locations provides complete safety requirements for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of facilities used in motion picture and television industry productions -- from soundstages and approved production facilities to on-site production locations.
Provisions in NFPA 140 blend daily operational needs with the latest principles of fire protection, property protection, and life safety.
The 2018 edition of this critical Standard includes updated references to NFPA 70®:National Electrical Code®, NFPA 101: Life Safety Code®, NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems, and other vital documents. Provisions in NFPA 140 blend daily operational needs with the latest principles of fire protection, property protection, and life safety. Other revisions include updated terms reflecting today's field.
Staying current with NFPA 140 is critical for set designers, architects, engineers, maintenance professionals, and AHJs charged with ensuring safety. NFPA 140 does not apply to theaters, auditoriums, radio broadcast locations, or post-production facilities.