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Introduction to Firestopping and Applicable Codes

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Introduction to Firestopping and Applicable Codes

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Overview/Description

This self-paced online training course covers the purpose and importance of fire barriers and firestopping, as well as reviewing applicable firestopping codes and criteria. Firestopping is a process whereby materials are used to resist (or stop) the spread of fire and its byproducts through openings made to accommodate penetrations in fire-rated walls, floors, and floor/ceiling assemblies.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Identify the purpose of fire barriers and firestopping
  • Distinguish between active and passive fire protection
  • Identify the key dates in history of firestopping over the last 50 years
  • List which codes apply to firestopping.
  • Explain the fundamental requirements from the codes
  • Identify the FAA Order that requires firestopping
  • Describe standard tests that apply to firestopping products and why they are relevant
  • Define what F, T, and L ratings are and what their importance is
  • Define what the UL Directory is

Who Will Benefit

Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating or installing fire protection systems, including: designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, and architects.

Course Summary

  • Identify the purpose of fire barriers and firestopping
  • Distinguish between active and passive fire protection
  • Identify the key dates in history of firestopping over the last 50 years
  • List which codes apply to firestopping.
  • Explain the fundamental requirements from the codes
  • Standard tests that apply to firestopping products and why they are relevant
  • Define what F, T, and L ratings are and what their importance is
  • Define what the UL Directory is

Minimum Computer System Requirements

Price:

$29.00

Continuing Education Units (CEU):

0.10

Expected Duration (hours):

1

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