This presentation will identify the components of the passive fire/life safety systems in health care facilities. It will address why these features are required and provide strategies to treat penetrations by mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. The requirements of both NFPA 101, the Life Safety Code, and the International Building Code will be covered. Common areas of confusion will be addressed and clarified.
This session will enable attendees to:
Identify the components of a passive fire protection system on a fire/life safety plan.
Determine why barriers are required.
Determine how to treat penetrations by MEP systems.