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08 July 2015

Announcement Regarding Marijuana Extraction Facilities

The State Building Code Council (SBCC) has adopted emergency rules regarding marijuana extraction facilities. The emergency rule went into effect on July 1, 2015. 

This new rule establishes specific requirements for the handling of hazardous materials, establishes inspection standards and provides construction and permit requirements to ensure life/safety for occupants, first responders and the public. 

I encourage you to have your fire prevention officer or other applicable staff review the regulations which apply to both new and existing facilities...

28 March 2016

WSAFM 2015 IFC Code Update Classes

Stay up to date with the latest changes to the Fire Code! Attend WSAFM's Fire Code Update class! As most of you are aware, the 2015 International Fire Code goes into effect July 1st, 2016 in the State of Washington. This one-day course will cover code changes from the 2012 to the 2015 edition of the International Fire Code. In addition, a review of the latest Washington State amendments to the Fire Code will be covered.
 
This course is being offered in multiple locations throughout the State. 0.65 ICC Preferred Provider CEU's will be awarded to those attending! 
04 May 2016

International Fire Code Washington State Amendments are now available

The State Building Code Council has posted the insert pages for the 2015 International Fire Code Washington State Amendments.  The pages can be downloaded as a PDF format file found on:  https://fortress.wa.gov/ga/apps/sbcc/Page.aspx?nid=14 . It is also available for downloading - see below.
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24 Oct 2017 Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation 10/24/2017 - 10/26/2017
This seminar is part of the 2017 Fire Prevention Institute, and will be held from 8:30 – 5:00 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, October 24, 25 & 26.  This session also includes the Opening Keynote session on Monday, October 23, from 1:00-5:00.  Please note, when registering for the 2017 Fire Prevention Institute Fire Investigation Class you will be registering for only the Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation.
 
Class materials for the seminar will be the hardbound textbook, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Second Edition, which will be provided with your $450 Early Bird registration fee, if received by September 1.  Registration fees received after September 1, will be $475.  Full conference registration fee includes the Banquet Dinner on Thursday, October 26, as well as the networking breakfast on Friday, October 27.  

Please note, One Day registrations will not be available for the Fire Investigation Class.

Use the coupon code "EARLYBIRD" to receive your early registration discount when registering before September 1.