To encourage high professional standards of conduct among fire inspectors



7604 - Residential Sprinkler Plan Review
Prerequisites: None
Contact hours: 16

Date:  February 16 - 17, 2017

This 2-day NFA course looks at the following as the primary guidance for the approval of residential sprinkler systems:

National Fire Protection Association 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.

NFPA 13D, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes.

NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies.

International Residential Code Standard P2904.

Manufacturer's Data Sheets.

The ability to read and interpret the design is an essential element of preventive fire safety.

Students: Min: 15 Max: 30
Fee: Free, Direct Delivery class
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ICC Training Event

Critical Skills to Advance Your Career

January 23 - 26, 2017 | Metairie, LA

Food Truck Cylinder Safety

In August 2014 the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) was taking actions to raise awareness of the hazards associated with compressed gas cylinders following a large propane cylinder rupture on a food truck in Philadelphia, PA, that resulted in deaths and injuries. Their campaign focused, in part, on the basics of how to inspect a cylinder for serviceability, and how to identify an out-of-test cylinder.

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SC Code Book Availability

ICC will be publishing a SC version of the 2015 codes as adopted by the Building Council. The books will have the SC amendments integrated into the codes and users will not need to have separate documents as in the past.


The IRC, IFC, IPC, IMC, IFGC and IEBC should be available by mid-August. The IBC should be available in mid-September.