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Firestopping Requirements of the New ASTM Firestop Inspection Standards, & the International Building Code

November 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Approved for 7 PDHs in NY, NJ, PA & DE
Also approved with International Code Council (ICC) – 0.7 CEUs

November 1, 2019 – New Jersey
Seating is Limited

Special Speaker from NYCDOB Invited:
Alan Price, PE; Director, Office of Technical Certification & Research;
NYC Department of Buildings

Firestopping is a critical area of fire protection in commercial buildings to limit the spread of building fires. This is the reason NYC Department of Buildings changed their new 2014 code to require firestop special inspections utilizing the ASTM firestop inspection standards for all buildings. According to these standards, the inspector shall provide visual and/or destructive testing for a percentage of the firestop systems. The New ASTM firestop inspection standards have proven to be an excellent standard to protect the liability of the special inspection agency and general contractors. To reduce your liability these standards need to be adhered to, so NYSSPE has supported firestop special inspection training for its membership.

To learn more regarding these new Firestop Inspection standards: Firestop_Standards

Speakers Information:
Brice Miller- Fire Containment Training Services, LLC
Brice has over 25 years’ experience as a code official and 12 years as a firestop trainer. He has provided firestop presentations to thousands of Firestop Special Inspectors and State International Code Council (ICC) Chapters throughout the country. Brice proposed the ICC Firestop Inspector Certification and has assisted ICC with not only their firestop publications but had the opportunity to develop two full day firestop presentations, for their on-line firestop training. He served for 2 ½ years as the Executive Director of the International Firestop Council.

When: November 1, 2019
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm

WHERE: Mott MacDonald
111 Wood Ave South, Iselin, NJ 08830

Seminar Registration Fee:
All registration MUST be paid by Credit Card at time of registration

Member (NYSSPE, NJSPE or AIA) – $320
NYSSPE Sustaining Member – $370
Non-Member – $420

Breaks and lunch included in fees

More Information – Click Here / Registration – Click Here

With the new firestop inspection standards now being required by the 2014 NYB Building Code we will focus on understanding the requirements of sections 714 and 715 of the 2015 IBC along with the ASTM firestop inspection standards. Focusing on joint systems, perimeter containment, through and membrane-penetrations. This program will provide helpful hints for firestop inspection and plan review and we will be reviewing the proper way to inspect per the ASTM inspection standards along with the proper paperwork required.


November 1, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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