QCD

Features of Fire Protection

VFEATURES OF FIRE PROTECTION (NFPA 5000 TABLES 7.2.1.1, 7.3.2.1, 7.3.5 (a), (b), 7.3.5.5, 7.4.1)HIGH HAZARD INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS
A CONSTRUCTION AND COMPARTMENTATION COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 7 & 8 OF NFPA 5000 REQUIRED
1 CONSTRUCTION TYPE I OR TYPE II TYPE III OR TYPE IV OR TYPE V EXTERIOR BEARING WALLS HOURLY RATINGS BASED ON NFPA 5000 HEIGHT & AREA REQUIREMENTS
FRAMING, COLUMNS, BEAMS, GIRDERS, TRUSSES
FLOOR CONSTRUCTION
B COMPARTMENTATION / SUBDIVISION OF BUILDING SPACES COMPLYING WITH NFPA 101 & NFPA 5000 NO REQUIREMENTS
1 FIRE BARRIERS COMPLYING WITH NFPA 101 & NFPA 5000 REQUIRED
2 SEPARATION FROM OTHER OCCUPANCIES AS PER NFPA 101 TABLE 6.1.14.4.1 (a), (b) REQUIRED
3 SMOKE PARTITIONS COMPLYING WITH NFPA 101 & NFPA 5000 REQUIRED
4 SMOKE BARRIERS COMPLYING WITH NFPA 101 & NFPA 5000 REQUIRED
C VERTICAL OPENINGS PROTECTION PROTECTION COMPLYING WITH NFPA CODES REQUIRED
1 COMMUNICATING SPACES COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8 NFPA 101 PERMITTED
2 ATRIUMS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8 NFPA 101 PERMITTED
3 CONVENIENCE OPENINGS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8 NFPA 101 PERMITTED
4 SHAFTS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8 NFPA 101 PERMITTED
5 MEZZANINES COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8 NFPA 101 PERMITTED
6 CONCEALED SPACES & DRAFTSTOPS COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 8 NFPA 101 REQUIRED
  EXTERIOR & INTERIOR WALL & PARTITION FIRE STOPPED AT EACH FLOOR LEVEL, TOP STORY CEILING LEVEL & AT THE LEVEL OF SUPPORT FOR ROOFS REQUIRED
  UNOCCUPIED ATTIC SPACES DRAFTSTOPS INTO AREAS NOT EXCEEDING 280 SQM REQUIRED
  CONCEALED SPACES (CEILINGS & FLOORS) DRAFTSTOPS INTO AREAS NOT EXCEEDING 93 SQM REQUIRED
  CONCEALED SPACES (FLOORS & ROOFS) DRAFTSTOPS INTO AREAS NOT EXCEEDING 280 SQM REQUIRED

High Hazard Industrial

HEIGHT & AREA ALLOWED

IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 5000 CHAPTER 7 TABLE 7.4.1 FOR THE ALLOWABLE BUILDING HEIGHT AND AREA REQUIREMENTS


40.1.4.1.3* HIGH HAZARD INDUSTRIAL OCCUPANCY 

INDUSTRIAL OCCUPANCY THAT CONDUCT INDUSTRIAL OPERATIONS THAT USE HIGH HAZARD MATERIALS OR PROCESSES OR HOUSE HIGH HAZARD CONTENTS

INDUSTRIAL OCCUPANCY IN WHICH INCIDENTAL HIGH HAZARD OPERATIONS IN LOW OR ORDINARY HAZARD OCCUPANCY THAT ARE PROTECTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 9.7 AND 40.3.2 ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE THE BASIS FOR OVERALL OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION

INDUSTRIAL OCCUPANCY - FACTORY AND WORKSHOPS

AN OCCUPANCY IN WHICH PRODUCTS ARE MANUFACTURED OR IN WHICH PROCESSING, ASSEMBLING, MIXING, PACKAGING, FINISHING, DECORATING, OR REPAIR OPERATIONS ARE CONDUCTED

APPLICATIONS 

DRY CLEANING PLANTS / FACTORIES OF ALL KINDS / FOOD PROCESSING PLANTS / GAS PLANTS / HANGARS (FOR SERVICING/MAINTENANCE) / LAUNDRIES / POWER PLANTS / PUMPING STATIONS / REFINERIES / SAWMILLS / TELEPHONE EXCHANGES