2009 IFC and IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions

Course Title 2009 IFC and IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions
ICC CEU0.6
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryStandard
ObjectivesUpon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:
  • Locate and describe applicable hazardous materials in the 2009 IFC and IBC.
  • Define control areas and identify when control areas can be applied as an alternative to Group H classification.
  • Define mercantile display and determine how mercantile display can be applied as an alternative to Group H classification.
  • Determine when a building or structure should be classified as a Group H occupancy.
  • Describe how each Group H classification impacts corresponding height and area limitation, mixed uses and means of egress for a building or structure.
  • Classify materials as to appropriate hazard and determine allowable exempt amounts for each material.
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Description

The 2009 IFC® and IBC® Hazardous Materials Provisions seminar addresses requirements for buildings utilizing hazardous materials and requiring coordination between the fire and building codes. It reviews the requirements found in Chapters 27 through 44 of the International Fire Code® (IFC®), as well as Chapter 3, and Sections 414 and 415 of the International Building Code® (IBC®).