2012 IFC and IBC H-5 Occupancy Provisions

Course Title 2012 IFC and IBC H-5 Occupancy Provisions
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryN/A
ObjectivesUpon completion, participants will be able to: Locate and describe applicable hazardous materials in the 2012 IFC and 2012 IBC specific to H-5 occupancies.Classify materials as to their appropriate hazard and determine allowable exempt amounts for each material.Explain conditions which demonstrate code compliance specific to Group H-5 occupancy classifications.Define control areas and identify when control areas can be applied as an alternative to Group H-5 classification. Identify the minimum fire and life safety requirements specific to H-5 occupanciesDetermine when a building or structure should be classified as a Group H-5 occupancy. Describe how each Group H-5 classification impacts corresponding height and area limitations, mixed uses and means of egress for a building or structure.
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DescriptionThe 2012 IFC® and IBC® H-5 Occupancy Provisions seminar addresses requirements for buildings classified as H-5 occupancies utilizing hazardous materials and requiring coordination between the fire and building codes. It reviews the requirements found in Chapters 50 through 64 of the International Fire Code as well as Chapter 3, and Sections 414 and 415 of the International Building Code.

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