2012 IBC Special Use and Occupancy

Course Title 2012 IBC Special Use and Occupancy
ICC CEU0.6
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryStandard
ObjectivesUpon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:  
  • Identify requirements for buildings and conditions that apply to one or more occupancy groups such as high-rise buildings, underground buildings and atriums.
  • Apply IBC special use provisions for specific areas and operations in Group H occupancies, including hazardous materials, application of flammable finishes, drying rooms, organic coatings, combustible storage and hydrogen cutoff rooms.
  • Describe requirements for special occupancies, such as covered mall buildings, motor-vehicle-related occupancies, special amusement buildings and aircraft-related occupancies.
  • Identify requirements for special facilities within other occupancies, such as stages and platforms, motion picture projection rooms and storm shelters.
  • Apply IBC special use provisions to unique considerations for Groups I and R, as well as ambulatory care facilities and live/work units.
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DescriptionThis course provides an overview of the 2012 IBC Chapter 4 provisions and the application of the code requirements for various uses and occupancies that are addressed in Chapter 4 including: requirements for buildings and conditions that apply to one or more occupancy groups, such as high-rise buildings, underground buildings and atriums; specific areas and operations, including hazardous materials, application of flammable finishes, drying rooms, organic coatings, combustible storage and hydrogen cutoff rooms;  special use areas, such as covered mall buildings, motor-vehicle-related occupancies, special amusement buildings and aircraft-related occupancies; special facilities within other occupancies, such as stages and platforms, motion picture projection rooms and storm shelters; and unique considerations for  Groups H, I and R, as well as ambulatory care facilities and live/work units. This seminar will use drawings and examples to illustrate complex design and inspection topics. Activities will further enhance the learner’s experience in applying the code and using the tables within Chapter 4.

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