High-Piled Storage Seminar For Inspectors

October 17th, 2013

Klausbruckner & Associates is announcing a “High-Piled Storage” seminar for City of San Diego Inspectors on November 20th 2013. This seminar will provide a detailed overview of the latest fire and building code provisions for resolving fire hazards associated with high-piled combustible storage. Discussions aim to provide an understanding of what is involved in protecting commodities based on the 2013 Edition of the California Fire Code and NFPA 13.

Presented are methods of protecting rack storage, palletized storage, solid pile storage, and shelf storage of commodities. Included are recommendations on high-piled inspection procedures. Issues such as solid shelfing on racks and specific application including retail and wholesale protection options are discussed. The easy to miss issues including basis of original high piled storage approval, ceiling heights, as well as standard flue space requirements and maintenance will be reviewed.

Topics will include

  • Commodity Classification
  • High Piled Storage Definition
  • Methods of Storage
  • High-Piled Storage Requirements and Cut-Offs
  • Discussions on Aisles, Smoke and Heat Vents, Flue Spaces, and Curtain Boards
  • Methods of Protecting Rack Storage, Palletized Storage, Solid Pile Storage, and Shelf Storage of Commodities
  • Shell Building Requirements
  • Major Changes in the Storage Chapters of the 2013 Edition of the California Fire Code and NFPA 13 (2010 Edition versus the 2013 Edition).
  • City of San Diego Forms, FPB-502


Seminar Details:

Date : Nov 20th, 2013
Time : 8.00 AM – 12.00 PM
Location : Fire Prevention Bureau, 1010 2nd Ave., Suite 300, San Diego, CA

For more event details, please see Section Upcoming Seminars.

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