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Inspection Challenges of Firestopping - 8hr

  • April 10, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Hillsboro County Fire Rescue, 9540 E. Columbus Dr., Tampa, FL 33619
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Inspection Challenges of Firestopping - 8hr

April 10th from 8 AM to 5 PM

Lunch Provided by Specified Technologies Inc. (STI)
Daily Refreshments Provided by 3M

This course, designed for Building and Fire Code Officials, Firestop Special Inspectors, Architects, Engineers, and Contractors, will focus on reviewing the firestopping requirements of the International Building Code, as well as discuss why firestop inspections have proven to be one of the most difficult challenges for code officials. We will provide code compliant solutions for effective and efficient firestop plan review and inspections, including methods to achieve inspection of firestop systems for joints, perimeter containment, and penetrations. This course will also touch on the new ASTM firestop inspection standards, as well as a brief overview of draftstopping and fireblocking.  Overall, attendees will leave this program informed, encouraged, and equipped with numerous tips and techniques to help them in their field of work.

This course has been approved for 8 hours of CEUs toward Fire Inspector I, II and III, Fore Code Administrator, and Fire Service Instructor I, II and III. 

Instructor: Brice Miller, Fire Containment Training Services LLC

Brice has over 25 years’ experience as a Building Official, Inspector and Plans Examiner. For more than 15 years he has been a recognized speaker throughout the US on firestopping. Brice served for 2 ½ years as the Executive Director of the International Firestop Council (IFC). He had the opportunity to develop two full day on-line firestop presentations for the International Code Council (ICC’s) new program called “Credential of Learning Achievement”. Brice was also instrumental in the development of two ICC/IFC firestop publications, has served on several ICC committees and is a Past President of the Colorado Chapter of ICC.

Location: Hillsboro County Fire Rescue

                9540 E. Columbus Dr., 

Tampa, FL 33619

Date/Time: April 10th, 2023, from 8 AM - 5 PM (Lunch Provided)

Cost: No Charge for members of FFMIA

Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.

Point of Contact:

Philip Oakes, FFMIA Training Coordinator Philip.oakes@ffmia.org or

Tammy Zurla
Fire Marshal
Hillsboro County Fire Rescue
P: (813) 744-5541
E: zurlat@HCFLGov.net
W: HCFLGov.net

RN: RN18522

Course ID: 126886
This class will meet the requirements of 69A-39-009 for fire safety inspector and fire code administrator.

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