2015 IFC and IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions

Course Title 2015 IFC and IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions
ICC CEU0.6
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryFlex
ObjectivesUpon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:  
  1. Locate and describe applicable hazardous materials in the 2015 IFC and 2015 IBC.
 
  1. Classify materials as to their appropriate hazard and determine allowable exempt amounts for each material.
 
  1. Explain conditions which exempt a structure from Group H occupancy classifications.
 
  1. Define control areas and identify when control areas can be applied as an alternative to Group H classification.
 
  1. Define the Group M display and Group S storage option for certain hazardous materials as an alternative to a Group H classification.
 
  1. Determine when a building or structure should be classified as Group H occupancy.
 
  1. Describe how each Group H classification impacts corresponding height and area limitations, mixed uses and means of egress for a building or structure.
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DescriptionThe 2015 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 the International Fire Code® (IFC®), as well as requirements of the International Building Code® (IBC®). Participants will examine the application of code requirements to determine compliance for the storage use, handling and dispensing of hazardous materials.