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17 May 2016

Floor Motion Voting Guide for the Fire Service - ICC Online Floor Motion Ballot

 

04 May 2016

International Fire Code Washington State Amendments are now available

The State Building Code Council has posted the insert pages for the 2015 International Fire Code Washington State Amendments.  The pages can be downloaded as a PDF format file found on:  https://fortress.wa.gov/ga/apps/sbcc/Page.aspx?nid=14 . It is also available for downloading - see below.
28 March 2016

WSAFM 2015 IFC Code Update Classes

Stay up to date with the latest changes to the Fire Code! Attend WSAFM's Fire Code Update class! As most of you are aware, the 2015 International Fire Code goes into effect July 1st, 2016 in the State of Washington. This one-day course will cover code changes from the 2012 to the 2015 edition of the International Fire Code. In addition, a review of the latest Washington State amendments to the Fire Code will be covered.
 
This course is being offered in multiple locations throughout the State. 0.65 ICC Preferred Provider CEU's will be awarded to those attending! 
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17 Sep 2019 IFC & IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions 9/17/2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
DATE: September 17, 2019
LOCATION: Clark County Public Safety Complex, 505 NW 179th Street, Ridgefield, WA 98642

The Washington State Association of Fire Marshals (WSAFM) is pleased to announce a one-day training course on the IFC and IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions. This seminar will examine the application of code requirements in the 2015 IFC and the 2015 IBC to determine compliance for the storage, use, handling and dispensing of hazardous materials. Participants should bring a copy of the 2015 IFC and IBC to the class. A class workbook will be provided but copies of the IFC and IBC will not be provided. Class runs from 8:00am to 4:00pm 

ICC Preferred Provider CEU's will be awarded to those attending!
18 Sep 2019 Understanding the Complexities of UL300 Fire Systems in Commercial Hoods 9/18/2019 8:00 AM - 9/20/2019 5:00 PM
DATE: September 18-20, 2019
LOCATION: Moses Lake Fire, 701 E Third Avenue, Moses Lake, WA 98837

The Washington State Association of Fire Marshals is hosting the Badger/Kidde factory Pre-Engineering training program addresses all of the necessary product-specific equipment service details, as well as service manuals, product literature, bulletins and other materials necessary for compliances with various codes and NFPA (i.e., NFPA 10, NFPA 17, NFPA 17 A, NFPA 70, NFPA 72 and NFPA 96) requirements. 

Beyond reviewing the necessary NFPA service related requirements, this class covers essential service, installation, and maintenance requirements required by the manual and NFPA. Additionally, the class provides Hands-On training that will provide proper installation, service, and maintenance. We will walk through how to service and install pieces of equipment and learn some hints passed along the way by other technicians.

The target audience for this class is individuals responsible for plan review or confidence testing of new and existing Type One Commercial Rangehoods and UL 300 Fire Systems. The class will focus on plan review and onsite inspections of Type One Hoods and UL 300 Fire Systems. We will discuss the importance of a thorough plan review and how to inspect the system when certifying the systems for compliance. We will discuss in depth what is UL 300 and how it relates to the International Building Code, International Fire Code, NFPA, and the listing requirements per the manufacturers. 

Upon completion, participants will be better able to complete a thorough plan review and have confidence when certifying the systems.

Class will start at 08:00hrs and ICC credit will be given.
21 Oct 2019 2019 Fire Prevention Institute 10/21/2019 - 10/25/2019
2019 Fire Prevention Institute

October 21-25, 2019 - Campbell’s Resort ~ Lake Chelan

 

The Washington State Association of Fire Marshals, along with the State Fire Marshal’s Office, the Washington Public Fire Educators, and the IAAI - Washington Chapter, is pleased to announce the dates for the 2019 Fire Prevention Institute (FPI).   The FPI is being held at Campbell’s Resort at Lake Chelan, and will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019, and will conclude before noon on Friday, October 25, 2019.   The Fire Prevention Institute focuses on important prevention and strategy issues facing fire officials and will include essential training hours needed for code recertification.  

 

WSAFM will issue ICC Continuing Education Credits!!

 

Room rates will be based on the government per diem rate in effect October 1, 2019.  In order to receive this special rate, reservations must be made by September 15, 2019. Once this date has passed, or the room block has been filled, you will need to find alternate lodging. Reservations should be made directly with the hotel by calling (800) 553-8225. Please be sure to provide registration code #492992.