QCD

Building Services Protection

VIIIBUILDING SERVICES PROTECTIONHIGH-HAZARD INDUSTRIAL - FACTORY AND WORKSHOPS
A BUILDING UTILITIES COMPLYING WITH CHAPTER 9 NFPA 101  
1 GAS EQUIPMENT & RELATED PIPING PROTECTION AS PER NFPA 54 & NFPA 58 REQUIRED
2 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS / ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT ROOMS ASS OR 2-HRS ENCLOSURE REQUIRED
  SUBSTATION & SWITHGEARS ATTACHED TO OCCUPIED BUILDINGS & 3-HOURS FRR* or ASS
STANDALONE: TRANSFORMER VAULT REQUIRED PROTECTION 3-HOURS FRR* or 1-HOUR FRR* WITH ASS
3 COMMERCIAL COOKING EQUIPMENT COMPLYING WITH NFPA 96 REQUIRED
  KITCHEN/PANTRY ENCLOSURE   NOT REQUIRED
4 ELEVATORS, ESCALATORS & CONVEYORS COMPLYING WITH ASME A17.1/CSA B44 REQUIRED
  FIRE FIGHTERS' EMERGENCY OPERATION COMPLYING WITH ASME A17.1/CSA B44 REQUIRED
B RUBBISH CHUTE, INCINERATORS & LAUNDRY CHUTES COMPLYING WITH NFPA 82 REQUIRED
  ENCLOSURES 3 STOREYS 1-HOUR FRR* / 2-HRS FRR*
OPENING PROTECTIVE 3 STOREYS 1-HOUR FPR** / 1.5-HR FPR**
C EMERGENCY POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM COMPLYING WITH NFPA 110 REQUIRED
1 GENERATORS ENCLOSURE 1-HOUR FRR*
D FIRE PUMP ROOM COMPLYING WITH NFPA 20 REQUIRED
  PUMP ROOM ENCLOSURES MORE THAN 15.3 M FROM ANY BUILDING 1-HOUR FRR*
WITHIN 15.3 M OR ATTACHED TO BUILDINGS 2-HOURS FRR*
  DIRECT SAFE ACCESS EXTERNAL ACCESS WITHIN THE LEVEL OF DISCHARGE REQUIRED
WITHIN 3M FROM ANY EXIT THAT COMPLIES WITH DIRECT DISCHARGE REQUIREMENTS PERMITTED
  ACCESS COMPONENT (UNDERGROUND LOCATION) STANDARD STAIR (NON-COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL) REQUIRED
CAT STEEL LADDER NOT PERMITTED
E FIRE WATER TANKS COMPLYING WITH NFPA 22 REQUIRED
  MATERIALS NON-COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL REQUIRED
GRP TANKS (WITHIN 1-HR FIRE RATED ENCLOSURE) PERMITTED
  DESIGN/COMPARTMENTATION TWO (2) COMPARTMENTS REQUIRED
F SMOKE CONTROL / EMERGENCY VENTILATION COMPLYING WITH NFPA 92 & NFPA 204 REQUIRED
1 VENTILATION / SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEM BY ANY OF THE FOLLOWING; 1.1 NATURAL VENTILATION; 1.2 MECHANICAL VENTILATION & SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEM AND/OR 1.3 MECHANICAL VENTILATION BY POSITIVE VENTILATION (PRESSURIZATION) SYSTEM FIRE AREA EXCEEDING 1115 SQM REQUIRED
TOTAL AREA OF ALL FLOORS EXCEEDS 2230 SQM REQUIRED
WOODWORKING OPERATIONS EXCEEDING 232 SQM REQUIRED
POWER GENERATION BUILDING REQUIRED
EXIT STAIRCASES CONNECTS MORE THAN FIVE (5) STORIES (LEVELS) INCLUDING THE BASEMENTS REQUIRED
AND/OR WHEN SMOKE STOP &/OR FIRE FIGHTING LOBBIES ARE REQUIRED REQUIRED
G AIR-CONDITIONING & VENTILATION SYSTEM COMPLYING WITH NFPA 90A & NFPA 90B 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