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Code Source: 2009 International Fire Code, 1st Edition

  • International Code Council (ICC)
  • Don Smith
  • ISBN-10: 1111037256
  • ISBN-13: 9781111037253
  • 76 Pages | Spiralbound
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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Overview

About the Product

CODE SOURCE – INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE® distinguishes itself from any other fire code resource on the market by pairing comprehensive coverage with supreme readability that makes quickly accessing need-to-know information a breeze. An ideal fire code reference and teaching tool, this valuable resource offers your students an introduction to the guidelines and recommendations for fire department maintenance inspections for all types of occupancies. It examines code points and detailed inspection items for each occupancy group and emphasizes the keys to compliance throughout. With such a unique and all-encompassing format, it is the only comprehensive inspection guide book for the enforcement of the 2009 IFC®. Its coverage is thorough enough to ensure that students can find the information they need, yet organized efficiently enough that they can easily retrieve it, making this a must-have resource for any teaching library. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

Features

  • Enables a quick reference of inspection items by providing a detailed list of these items for each occupancy type.

  • Facilitates speedy cross-referencing of code requirements through a listing of the 2009 IFC® reference section for each inspection item.

  • Fosters learning and reduces confusion by condensing code requirements and grouping them by occupancy type, making the guide easy to understand and simple to search.

About the Author

International Code Council (ICC)

ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive, coordinated national model construction codes. To date, 48 U.S. states have adopted various international codes from ICC.

Don Smith

Battalion Chief Don Smith has been employed with the Austin Fire Department for 28 years. He was assigned to the Emergency Prevention Division for 15 years, thereby attaining the position of Fire marshal for the City of Austin. Chief Smith has recently been elected to the Chief Safety Officer position for the Austin Fire Department. He attended the University of Texas and Austin Community College and holds a degree in Fire Protection Technology.

Table of Contents

Introduction.
Common Maintenance Violations.
Retroactive Requirements.
I. General Maintenance Inspections.
Assembly Group A.
II. Group A-2 Restaurant.
III. Group A-2 Bar & Night Club Maintenance Inspections.
IV. Group A-2 Bar & Night Club NIGHT Inspections.
Business Group B.
V. Group B office, professional or office inspections.
Educational Group E.
VI. Group E Schools.
Institutional Group I.
VII. Group I-1 Group Homes and Assisted Living.
VIII. Group I-2 Hospital, Nursing Homes.
IX. Group I-4, Day Care Facility.
Mercantile Group M.
X. Group M Covered Mall Buildings.
XI. Group M Big Box Retail Store.
Residential Group R.
XII. Group R-1 Hotel/Motel.
XIII. Group R-2 Apartment Inspections.
Storage Group S.
XIV. Group S-1 High-Piled Storage Warehouse.
Miscellaneous.
XV. High Rise.
Appendices: Recommended Fire Watch Guidelines.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

2009 International Fire Code (PDF CD) - Single Seat  (ISBN-10: 1580018467 | ISBN-13: 9781580018463)

This innovative CD from the International Code Council® offers the latest regulations set forth in the 2009 International Fire Code, packaged in a convenient, searchable format. From a content perspective, it will give your students the entire text of the 2009 International Fire Code® in PDF format using Adobe® Reader® version 8.0 or later, along with illustrations, figures, equations, tables, and margin rulings. From a functionality perspective, it permits students to search the text, copy and paste, and easily retrieve electronic updates of subsequent printings. The end result is an interactive tool that will provide them with a thorough understanding of Code®. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

I-Quest 2009 IFC - Single  (ISBN-10: 158001805X | ISBN-13: 9781580018050)

Give your students a new way to explore and learn the 2009 International Fire Code® with this fast, efficient, searchable CD. I-Quest 2009 International Fire Code utilizes the power of I-Quest's Microsoft Fast Folio® search engine to provide an electronic version of the complete text of the code. By providing students with the ability to search, link to specific information within the code, bookmark frequently used sections, and mark their own notes within the text, this tool offers a unique, interactive method for learning the standards and regulations that they will need to succeed in the industry. This single-user version enables one code user to load the CD's content on to one computer. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

2009 International Fire Code  (ISBN-10: 1580017282 | ISBN-13: 9781580017282)

Get up-to-date on the critical regulations governing the safeguarding of life and property from all types of fire and explosion hazards with the 2009 International Fire Code®. This newly updated resource is the ultimate reference guide for addressing fire safety in both new and existing buildings. Using prescriptive- and performance- based approaches, this guide includes coverage of general precautions against fire, emergency planning and preparedness, fire department access, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and hazardous materials storage and use.

2009 International Fire Code  (ISBN-10: 1580017290 | ISBN-13: 9781580017299)

Get up-to-date on the critical regulations governing the safeguarding of life and property from all types of fire and explosion hazards with the 2009 International Fire Code®. This newly updated resource is the ultimate reference guide for addressing fire safety in both new and existing buildings. Using prescriptive- and performance- based approaches, this guide includes coverage of general precautions against fire, emergency planning and preparedness, fire department access, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and hazardous materials storage and use.

Significant Changes to the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition  (ISBN-10: 1435401204 | ISBN-13: 9781435401204)

Significant Changes to the 2009 International Fire Code is a comprehensive analysis of the changes to the 2009 International Fire Code (IFC) that are significant to design professionals, code officials, and the regulated communities. Updates to the code cover a broad range of subjects, including construction requirements for ambulatory health care occupancies, emergency responder radio coverage, fire protection system requirements for educational occupancies, fire service access elevators, building means of egress, hazardous materials such as silane and the use of hydrogen in fuel cells and vehicles, and fire protection of marinas. Each change analysis contains the affected code sections and identifies whether the text is new language, a modification of existing language, or has been deleted. With a clear, straightforward approach and detailed explanations, this is an invaluable tool for understanding the new and revised requirements in the 2009 IFC.

Student Supplements

2009 International Fire Code (PDF CD) - Single Seat  (ISBN-10: 1580018467 | ISBN-13: 9781580018463)

This innovative CD from the International Code Council® offers the latest regulations set forth in the 2009 International Fire Code, packaged in a convenient, searchable format. From a content perspective, it contains the entire text of the 2009 International Fire Code® in PDF format using Adobe® Reader® version 8.0 or later, along with illustrations, figures, equations, tables, and margin rulings. From a functionality perspective, it permits you to search the text, copy and paste, and easily retrieve electronic updates of subsequent printings. The end result is an interactive tool that will provide you with a thorough understanding of Code®. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

I-Quest 2009 IFC - Single  (ISBN-10: 158001805X | ISBN-13: 9781580018050)

Explore and learn the 2009 International Fire Code® in a whole new way with this fast, efficient, searchable CD. I-Quest 2009 International Fire Code utilizes the power of I-Quest's Microsoft Fast Folio® search engine to provide an electronic version of the complete text of the code. By offering the ability to search, link to specific information within the code, bookmark frequently used sections, and mark their own notes within the text, this tool offers a unique, interactive method for learning the standards and regulations that you will need to succeed in the industry. This single-user version enables one code user to load the CD's content on to one computer. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

2009 International Fire Code  (ISBN-10: 1580017282 | ISBN-13: 9781580017282)

Get up-to-date on the critical regulations governing the safeguarding of life and property from all types of fire and explosion hazards with the 2009 International Fire Code®. This newly updated resource is the ultimate reference guide for addressing fire safety in both new and existing buildings. Using prescriptive- and performance- based approaches, this guide includes coverage of general precautions against fire, emergency planning and preparedness, fire department access, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and hazardous materials storage and use. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

2009 International Fire Code  (ISBN-10: 1580017290 | ISBN-13: 9781580017299)

Get up-to-date on the critical regulations governing the safeguarding of life and property from all types of fire and explosion hazards with the 2009 International Fire Code®. This newly updated resource is the ultimate reference guide for addressing fire safety in both new and existing buildings. Using prescriptive- and performance- based approaches, this guide includes coverage of general precautions against fire, emergency planning and preparedness, fire department access, fire hydrants, automatic sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and hazardous materials storage and use. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

Significant Changes to the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition  (ISBN-10: 1435401204 | ISBN-13: 9781435401204)

Significant Changes to the 2009 International Fire Code is a comprehensive analysis of the changes to the 2009 International Fire Code (IFC) that are significant to design professionals, code officials, and the regulated communities. Updates to the code cover a broad range of subjects, including construction requirements for ambulatory health care occupancies, emergency responder radio coverage, fire protection system requirements for educational occupancies, fire service access elevators, building means of egress, hazardous materials such as silane and the use of hydrogen in fuel cells and vehicles, and fire protection of marinas. Each change analysis contains the affected code sections and identifies whether the text is new language, a modification of existing language, or has been deleted. With a clear, straightforward approach and detailed explanations, this is an invaluable tool for understanding the new and revised requirements in the 2009 IFC. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.