JFT26B: FIRE PREVENTION 1B
This is a course in relationship of Life Safety Codes and requirements to building construction principles and building occupancy classifications. Curriculum includes fire rated construction; fire doors, windows, and shutters; stairwells and smokeproof enclosures; flame spread, smoke production and interior finish considerations for various occupancies; existing and egress requirements; basic electrical theory, electrical hazards and inspection considerations; basic heat, smoke and flame detection systems; sprinkler and fixed protection systems; municipal/residential alarm systems; fire drills and emergency evacuation procedures; inspection reports and filing techniques; processing of plans and specifications; handling fire prevention complaints. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 420.
- Describe the classification, properties, labeling, incidental storage, handling, and use of flammable and combustible liquids and gases.
- Describe the classification, properties, labeling, incidental storage, handling, and use of hazardous materials, other than flammable and combustible liquids and gases.
- Analyze the operational readiness of portable fire extinguishers, fixed fire suppression systems, detection and alarm systems, standpipe systems, sprinkler systems and fire pumps in current locations during inspection.