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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! 
08 July 2015

Announcement Regarding Marijuana Extraction Facilities

The State Building Code Council (SBCC) has adopted emergency rules regarding marijuana extraction facilities. The emergency rule went into effect on July 1, 2015. 

This new rule establishes specific requirements for the handling of hazardous materials, establishes inspection standards and provides construction and permit requirements to ensure life/safety for occupants, first responders and the public. 

I encourage you to have your fire prevention officer or other applicable staff review the regulations which apply to both new and existing facilities...

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19 Oct 2020 2020 Fire Prevention Institute 10/19/2020 - 10/23/2020
2020 Fire Prevention Institute

 October 19-23, 2020 - Campbell’s Resort ~ Lake Chelan

Power of Prevention

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 2020 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 19, 2020, and will conclude before noon on Friday, October 23, 2020. The Fire Prevention Institute focuses on important prevention and strategy issues facing fire officials and will include essential training hours needed for code recertification.


Please note that Campbell’s has increased safety measures for COVID-19 and there will be means provided for social distancing and hygiene. We will provide more details prior to the event.

 

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