Korea Fire Safety Standards (KFS), which are Korea's first civil fire safety standards, meet the current situation in Korea and are in compliance with the international standards.

Currently, a total of 60 fire safety related recommendation standards have been enacted, and the manuals (Vols. 1, 2 and 3) have been distributed to the public.

The standards include the prevention of fire and explosion hazard in big buildings and major industries throughout Korea, and they list measures of fire protection to decrease losses.
 

No.

2010 KFS Contents

Vol.

100 Means of Egress - 2005 1

110

Fire Exposure of Structures - 2009

1

200

Material Safety Data Sheets - 2003

1

210

Storage Facilities of Hazardous Materials - 2003

1

223

Overfill Protection for Storage Tanks in Petroleum Facilities - 1999

1

300

Fire Protection for LPG Facilities of Use as a Fuel Gas - 2004

1

400 Emergency power supply system for Fire Protection Systems - 2005 1

410

Moters, Motor Circuits and Controllers - 1999

1

411

Transformers - 1999

1

421

Installation of Lightning Protection Systems - 1999

1

435

Electrical Installations of Explosion proof - 1998

1

440

Static Electricity - 2010

1

442

Precautions against Electrostatic Ignition during Loading of Tank Motor Vehicles - 2000

1

450

Fire Protection of Indoor Cables - 2000

1

460

Electrical Safety for Employee - 1998

1

462

Maintenance of Electrical System - 1998

1

470

Protection against Ignition Arising out of Static, Lightning and Stray Currents - 2000

2

471

Classification of Locations for Electrical Installations at Petroleum Facilities - 2000

2

500

Pulp and Paper Manufacturing - 1999

2

510

Textile Mills - 1997

2

520

Electronic and Semiconductor Factory - 2005

2

521

Clean Rooms - 2005

2

530

Fire Protection for Automobile Factory - 2003

2

540

Machine & Metal Industry - 2010

2

550

Processing of Aluminum - 2010

2

552

Storage of Magnesium - 1999

2

560

Wood Processing and Woodworking Facilities - 1999

2

570

Rubber Industry - 1999

2

580

Plastics Industry - 2000

2

630

Logistics Warehouse - 2006

2

640

Manufacture of Organic Coating - 1997

2

 
 

No.

2007 KFS Contents

Vol.

645

Coating Industry - 1998

2

650

Printing Plants - 2002

2

700

Petroleum and Petrochemical Plants - 1998

3

701

Plant Layout and Spacing for Oil and Petrochemical Plants - 1999

3

702

Fireproofing in Oil and Petrochemical Plants - 1999

3

720

Venting of Deflagrations - 1998

3

721

Explosion Prevention Systems - 1998

3

723

Pressure Relief Devices in Oil and Petrochemical Plants - 1999

3

730 Process Control Facilities - 2005 3

735

Drainage Systems for Flammable and Combustible Liquids - 2000

3

745

Laboratory - 2006

3

805

Smoke Control System - 2009

3

810

Dust Collectors - 2010

3

929

Use of Cutting and Welding Process - 2007

3

1000

Portable Fire Extinguishers - 2009

3

1001

Pump Unit for Fire Protection - 2009

3

1002

Water Supply for Fire Protection - 2009

3

1003

Pipes and Their Appurtenances of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems - 2000

3

1011

Indoor Hydrant - 2007

3

1012

Outdoor Hydrant - 2007

3

1013

Sprinkler Systems - 2007

3

1014

Foam Extinguishing Systems - 2007

3

1015

Water Spray Systems - 2009

3

1016

Water Mist Fire Protection Systems - 2007

3

1022

Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems - 2005

3

1023

Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems - 2009

3

1024

Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems - 2009

3

1025

Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems - 2001

3

1051

Fire Detection and Alarm Systems - 2009

3

1171

Fire & Explosion Hazard Assessment (1) - 1997

3

1233

Cultural Heritage - 2006

3

1251

Fire Protection for Suvway Facilities - 2004

3

1261

Fire Protection for High-Rise Building - 2004

3

1280

Electronic Computer/Data Processing Equipment - 1999

3