QCD

BUILDING AND SITE ACCESS FOR FIRE FIGHTING & RESCUE

IIIBUILDING AND SITE ACCESS FOR FIRE FIGHTING & RESCUELOW-HAZARD STORAGE
A SITE ACCESS 4.0M MINIMUM CLEAR WIDTH REQUIRED
4.5M MINIMUM CLEAR HEIGHT
B ACCESS ROAD 4.0M MIN. WIDTH AND 24 TON LOAD CAPACITY REQUIRED
WITHIN A TRAVEL DISTANCE OF 45M FROM EVERY POINT ON PROJECTED PLAN AREA OF ANY BUILDING.
C FIRE ENGINE HARDSTANDING LENGTH OR NUMBER BASE ON THE GROSS FLOOR AREA OF THE BUILDING REQUIRED
6M X 15M (MINIMUM), WITH LONGER SIDE PARALLEL TO THE FACADE OF THE BUILDING
POSITIONED SO THAT THE NEARER EDGE SHALL BE NOT LESS THAN 2M OR NOT MORE THAN 10M FROM THE CENTER POSITION OF THE ACCESS OPENING, MEASURED HORIZONTALLY.
D FIRE COMMAND CENTER PROVISIONS IN OTHER THAN HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS EQUIPPED WITH EMERGENCY VOICE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND/OR SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEM REQUIRED
9 SQM MINIMUM FLOOR AREA (LEAST DIMENSION 2.5M) REQUIRED
E FIRE LIFT SERVING ALL HABITABLE FLOORS AND LOCATED WITHIN A DEDICATED SHAFT. TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS WHEN PROVIDED AS REQUIRED

Low Hazard Storage

HEIGHT & AREA ALLOWED

In accordance with NFPA 5000 Table 7.4.1 - for the allowable Building Height and Area


APPLICATIONS

WAREHOUSE / BARNS / BULK OIL STORAGE / COLD STORAGE / GRAIN ELEVATORS / FREIGHT TERMINALS / HANGARS (FOR STORAGE ONLY) / TRUCKS & MARINE TERMINALS / PARKING STRUCTURES

STORAGE OCCUPANCY - STORE AND WAREHOUSES

AN OCCUPANCY USED PRIMARILY FOR THE STORAGE OR SHELTERING OF GOODS, MERCHANDISE, PRODUCTS OR VEHICLES CHARACTERIZED BY THE PRESENCE OF RELATIVELY SMALL NUMBERS OF PERSON IN PROPORTION TO THE AREA. INCIDENTAL STORAGE IN OTHER OCCUPANCY IS EXCLUDED.

STORAGE USE CONSIDERED AS LOW HAZARDS

ASBESTOS / BEER OR WINE LESS THAN 12% ALCOHOL (IN METAL/GLASS OR CERAMIC CONTAINERS) / CEMENT IN BAGS / CHALK & CRAYONS / DAIRY PRODUCTS IN NON WAXED-COATED PAPER CONTAINERS / DRY CELL BATTERIES / ELECTRICAL COILS / ELECTRICAL MOTORS / EMPTY CANS / FOOD PRODUCTS / FOODS IN NONCOMBUSTIBLE CONTAINERS / FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES IN NON-PLASTIC TRAYS OR CONTAINERS / FROZEN FOODS / GLASS / GLASS BOTTLES, EMPTY OR FILLED WITH NONCOMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS / GYPSUM BOARD / INERT PIGMENTS / IVORY / MEATS / METAL CABINETS / METAL DESKS WITH PLASTIC TOPS AND TRIM / METAL PARTS / METALS / MIRRORS / OIL-FILLED AND OTHER TYPES OF DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS / PARKING GARAGES, OPEN OR ENCLOSED / PORCELAIN AND POTTERY / SHEDS / STOVES / TALC AND SOAP TONES / TANKS / TOWERS / WASHERS AND DRYERS