Fire Protection history, standards, testing and comparison between MBC and NFPA
Historical review of fireblock, draftstop, firestop, cementituous fireproofing and
intumescent coatings, industry testing standards and Life Safety Barrier
Management compliance similarities between Michigan Building Code and
NFPA. Addressing the physical environment through bonding, specifications,
project milestone, coordination of trades, openings, barrier repairs /
modifications, inspections and application based fire protection installations.
Topic to be determined
This program addresses the key fire safety provisions of the Michigan Building
Code based on the IBC 2015 and National Fire Protection Association Standards
and quality assurance measures for achieving compliance.
Learning Objective 1:
Understand the history of fireblock, draftstop, firestop, cementituous fireproofing
and intumescent coatings.
Learning Objective 2:
Understand industry testing standards and why they are important.
Learning Objective 3:
Understand history and variances of MBC and NFPA Life Safety Barrier
Management and compliance alignment.
Learning Objective 4:
Understand importance of application based specifications for new construction
through requirements of long-termed maintenance.