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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.
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! 
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...

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25 Sep 2018 IFMA Management Institute 9/25/2018 - 9/26/2018
IFMA Management Institute
This two-day course provides new fire marshals and those aspiring to be fire marshals with a primer of the subjects required to be successful. It serves as a refresher for experienced fire marshals to brush up on management skills.  The information provided in this course is designed to better help you understand the issues facing management of a fire prevention program. 


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22 Oct 2018 2018 Fire Prevention Institute 10/22/2018 - 10/26/2018

Join us at Campbell's Resort in Lake Chelan for the annual Fire Prevention Institute
Monday, October 23, 2018 through Friday, October 27, 2018. 

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14 Jan 2019 Training Opportunity - NFA Fire Inspection Principles I (N0390) 1/14/2019 - 1/19/2019
This 6-Day Off-Campus course introduces the student to the fundamental methodology for application of fire and life safety codes and standards.  Although it contains many of the basic principles of code enforcement, more experienced code inspectors and officials might find it useful as a review of essential methodologies and as a useful update to current code enforcement applications.  Please review the FEMA-NFA website for specific details.