Fire and Life Safety Program

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Unformatted text preview: s having a flashpoint at or above 100° F (37.8° C) Combustible liquids are divided into two classes as follows: -- "! =00X @ &),X A G> > G> (" @%0X A) "! ( = 0X @%0X A (" ( = 0X --- > 8 --> ---3 > " (" 00X @< ) ---B " (" "! = 0X @%0X A ( A) "! 00X @< ) A) > When a combustible liquid is heated for use to within 30° F (16.7° C) of its flashpoint, it must be handled in accordance with the requirements for the next lower class of liquids, with Class I liquids being the most volatile. Check your MSDS sheets for characteristics or classification of a particular liquid. Exempt Amounts There are certain amounts of flammable and combustible liquids stored in each control area that are considered exempt. These amounts are significant in that if these amounts are exceeded, then the area or building may have to be reclassified as a Hazardous Use Group under the Building Code. ==< FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY PROGRAM Excessive storage also constitutes a violation of the fire code. If your storage exceeds these amounts, contact the GRFD Fire Prevention Bureau. Exempt amounts of flammable and combustible liquids per control area: G> A @* > @* A -3 - --- ! 0 %0 <0 =0 0 !! L /! ) - -B %0 =0 =,0 0 %%0 %0 =0 =,0 0 %%0 0 %0 ,0 =0 =,0 0 L ---3 ---B = 00 ! ) " ! ! ! % 00 L !! ! ! =0 = 0 L ) !! ) %0 %%0 There are also limitations on quantities stored in individual containers: G> A @* G> @* A -3 ? !! @ " ? ! A ! 8C => ) = = = = $ $ $ $ $ $ $ %0 %0 %0 %0 %%0 6 @6 A 3!! C " --- =! ) ) --- %0 ! - $ 4 -B %%0 %%0 %%0 %%0 . ! =0 ) FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY PROGRAM APPENDIX B: Fire Safety During Building Construction The following guidelines are excerpted from the International Fire Code, 2003 Ed. Compliance with these guidelines does not exempt any entity from required compliance with the entirety of the Code. Temporary Heating Equipment Temporary heating devices such as salamanders pose a fire safety risk due to their portability and the presence of combustible building products and waste in their vicinity. Special care shall be taken when using such devic...
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