About the International Fire Code. Acknowledgements. Author.
Part 1: CODE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT.
1. Introduction to Building and Fire Codes.
Code Development. The Building Codes: Scope and Limitations.
International Fire Code (IFC).
2. Legal Aspects, Permits and Inspections.
Code Adoption. Authority. Permits. Inspections. Board of
Part 2: GENERAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS.
3. General Precautions Against Fire.
Combustible Materials. Ignition Sources. Open Flames. Vacant
Premises. Indoor Displays.
4. Emergency Planning and Preparedness.
Emergency Forces Notification. Public assemblies and events.
Fire safety and Evacuation Plans. Emergency Evacuation Drills.
Employee Training and Response.
Part 3: SITE AND BUILDING SERVICES.
5. Fire Service Features.
Fire Apparatus Access Roads. Access to Buildings. Hazards to
Firefighters. Fire Protection Water Supplies. Emergency
Responder Radio Coverage.
6. Building Systems.
Fuel Fired Appliances. Emergency and Standby Power Systems.
Elevator Recall and Maintenance. Commercial Kitchen Hoods.
7. Interior Finish and Decorative Materials.
Purpose of the Requirements. Interior Wall and Ceiling Finish
and Trim. Upholstered Furniture and Mattresses.
Part 4: FIRE / LIFE SAFETY SYSTEMS AND FEATURES.
8. Requirements for All Fire Protection Systems.
Purpose. When are Fire Protection Systems Required. Construction
Documents and Acceptance Testing. Inspection, Testing and
Maintenance. Fire Protection System Impairment. Fire Protection
9. Automatic Sprinkler Systems.
Level of Exit Discharge and Fire Area. Design and Installation
Standards. Types of Automatic Sprinkler Systems. Occupancies
Requiring Automatic Sprinkler Protection. Fire Department
10. Fire Alarm and Detection Systems.
Design and Installation Standards. Fundamental Components.
Occupancies Requiring Fire Alarm and Detection Systems.
11. Means of Egress.
Definitions. Occupant Load. Egress Width. Number of Exits. Exit
Access and Travel Distance. Exit Signs and Means of Egress
Illuminations. Two-way Communications.
Part 5: SPECIAL PROCESSES & BUILDING USES.
12. Flammable Finishes.
Applicability. Types of Flammable Finishing Processes. Spray
Finishing. Powder Coating.
13. Motor Fuel-Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages.
Hazards Review of Conventional and Alternative Fuels. Dispensing
Devices and Operations. Flammable and Combustible Liquid
Dispensing. Liquefied Petroleum Gas Dispensing. Repair Garages.
14. High-Piled Combustible Storage.
Applicability. Commodities. High-Piled Combustible Storage
Areas. Storage Methods. Aisles. Automatic Sprinkler Systems.
15. Other Special Processes and Uses.
Combustible Dust Producing Operations. Fire Safety During
Construction and Demolition. Lumber Yards and Woodworkin...