Fire Prevention, Inspection and Code Enforcement, 3rd Ed.


The third edition of Fire Prevention: Inspection and Code Enforcement is updated to reflect the 2006 ICC and Uniform Fire Codes. This book features step-by-step explanations and practical examples of the use of model building and fire prevention codes, including detailed information on the legal, economic, and political aspects of the fire inspection process.

A comprehensive guide to the “nuts and bolts” of actually inspecting and enforcing code, topics addressed include: right of entry, enforcement authority, the permit system, building limits and types of construction, and fire protection systems and their maintenance. Its convenient, 3-part format enables readers to progress logically from the study of code administration, inspection, and enforcement procedures. Ideal for use as a key component of any professional fire-inspector training program, this book also serves as an excellent reference for building and property maintenance inspectors.

* all information is up-to-date and based on current model building and fire codes, including: 2006 International Building and Fire Codes, 2006 Uniform Fire Code, and Life Safety Code/NFPA 5000 codes
* coverage of recent events, as well as new construction materials and technology bring readers up to date with the latest fire prevention concerns
* a new section on organization and use of the IBC enables readers to navigate easily through this code
* coverage of NFPA 1031 Job Performance Requirements (JPRs) including a correlation to the content in the text, providing readers with all of the information they need to prepare successfully for professional certification
* the history and organization of building and fire codes is reviewed, and offer valuable insights into the evolution of modern codes and their role in fire prevention today


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