blankets, helmets, fire suits, gloves and other garments that may be put on
or worn by persons to protect themselves during fire.  

FIRE SAFETY CONSTRUCTIONS Refers to design and installation of
walls, barriers, doors, windows, vents, means of egress, etc.  integral to
and incorporated into a building or structure in order to minimize danger to
life from fire, smoke, fumes or panic before the building is evacuated.  
These features are also designed to achieve, among others, safe and rapid
evacuation of people through means of egress sealed from smoke or fire,
the confinement of fire or smoke in the room or floor of origin and delay their
spread to other parts of the building by means of smoke sealed and fire
resistant doors, walls and floors.  It shall also mean to include the treatment
of buildings components or contents with flame retardant chemicals.

FLASH POINT The minimum temperature at which any material gives off
vapor in sufficient concentration to form an ignitable mixture with air.

FORCING A process where a piece of metal is heated prior to changing its
shape or dimensions.

FULMINATE A kind of stable explosive compound which explodes by

HAZARDOUS OPERATION/PROCESS Any act of manufacturing,
fabrication, conversion, etc., that uses or produces materials which are
likely to cause fires or explosions.

HORIZONTAL EXIT Passageway from one building to another or through or
around a wall in approximately the same floor level.

HOSE BOX A box or cabinet where fire hoses, valves and other equipment
are stored and arranged for fire fighting.

HOSE REEL A cylindrical device turning on an axis around which a fire hose
is wound and connected.  

HYPERGOLIC FUEL A rocket or liquid propellant which consist of
combinations of fuels and oxidizers which ignite spontaneously on contact
with each other.

INDUSTRIAL BAKING AND DRYING The industrial process of subjecting
materials to heat for the purpose of removing solvents or moisture from the
same, and/or to fuse certain chemical salts to form a uniform glazing the
surface of materials being treated.

JUMPER A piece of metal or an electrical conductor used to bypass a
safety device in an electrical system.

OCCUPANCY The purpose for which a building or portion thereof is used or
intended to be used.

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.  It causes fire when in contact with combustible materials
especially under conditions of high temperature.

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.

OWNER The person who holds the legal right of possession or title to a
building or real property.  

OXIDIZING MATERIAL A material that readily yields oxygen in quantities
sufficient to stimulate or support combustion.

burner where the fuel is subjected to pressure prior to discharge into the
combustion chamber and/or which includes fans or other provisions for the
introduction of air at above normal atmosphere pressure into the same
combustion chamber.

PUBLIC ASSEMBLY BUILDING Any building or structure where fifty (50) or
more people congregate, gather, or assemble for any purpose.

PUBLIC WAY Any street, alley or other strip of land unobstructed from the
ground to the sky, deeded, dedicated or otherwise permanently
appropriated for public use.

PYROPHORIC Descriptive of any substance that ignites spontaneously
when exposed to air.

REFINING A process where impurities and/or deleterious materials are
removed from a mixture in order to produce a pure element of compound.  It
shall also refer to partial distillation and electrolysis.
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