This Standard provides the minimum fire protection requirements
for the design, construction, commissioning, operation, and
decommissioning of nuclear power plants, including structures,
systems, and components (SSCs) that directly support the plant and
the protected area.
External events such as an aircraft crash or terrorist attack
are outside the scope of this Standard.
In CSA Standards, "shall" is used to express a requirement,
i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to
comply with the standard; "should" is used to express a
recommendation or that which is advised but not required; "may" is
used to express an option or that which is permissible within the
limits of the standard; and "can" is used to express possibility or
Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or
alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a
clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or
figure and may be written as requirements.
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative
(non-mandatory) to define their application.
The values given in SI (metric) units are the standard. The
values given in parentheses are for information only.
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