2012 IBC Assembly Spaces

Course Title 2012 IBC Assembly Spaces
ICC CEU0.6
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryPremium
ObjectivesUpon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:  
  • Describe the differences between various Group A occupancies.
  • Identify the unique aspects of the code related to assembly uses.
  • List the stage and platform requirements of Section 410.
  • Explain the special egress provisions of Section 1028.
  • Identify the special amusement building and motion picture projection room requirements from Chapter 4.
  • Identify the 2012 International Fire Code® provisions related to places of assembly.
  • Describe the 2012 IBC criteria applicable to accessibility, fire protection and building size issues in assembly buildings.
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DescriptionThis seminar will address the 2012 International Building Code® requirements applicable to design and construction of assembly spaces.  It will address the differences between the various Group A occupancies and how assembly uses may also fit within the business or educational occupancy classifications.  The seminar will cover the unique aspects of the code related to assembly uses including the stage and platform requirements of Section 410, the ICC 300 Standard for Bleachers, Folding and Telescopic Seating, and Grandstands, the special egress provisions of Section 1028, along with the special amusement building and motion picture projection room requirements from Chapter 4.  International Fire Code® provisions related to places of assembly such as requirements for a fire watch, limitations on open flames, combustibles and finishes will also be addressed.  The discussion will include the unique IBC criteria applicable to accessibility, fire protection and building size issues in assembly buildings.