2012 IFC High-Piled Combustible Storage

Course Title 2012 IFC High-Piled Combustible Storage
Contact Hours6
Duration1 Day
Education CategoryPremium
ObjectivesUpon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:
  • Describe the scope and application of Chapter 32 of the IFC.
  • Explain the commodity classification system based on the criteria in Section 3203 of the IFC.
  • Apply the requirements of Chapter 32 for high-piled combustible storage.
  • Identify the various storage methods for high-piled combustible storage.
  • Describe how each storage method contributes to fire behavior.
  • Explain the basic requirements of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2010 edition, for storage occupancies.
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DescriptionThis seminar provides a basic understanding of the hazards associated with high-piled combustible storage and introduces the participants to the provisions in Chapter 32 of the 2012 International Fire Code (IFC). The seminar is based, in part, on the High-piled Combustible Storage Application Guide. In addition, because of the importance of automatic sprinkler systems in the protection of high-piled combustible storage, the seminar places special emphasis on the classification of commodities and understanding the design criteria in NFPA 13 for storage