Life Safety with Rooftop Accessories

Life Safety with Rooftop Accessories

This course will explain the benefits of roof hatch & smoke vent design and life safety. The designer will have a better understanding of code regulations for life safety and will be able to properly size and place vents in accordance with these codes. We will conclude this one hour course with a 10 minute Q&A period for review of the topics covered today.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe roof access hatch applications for personnel and equipment
  2. Understand the meaning and importance of a thermal break in a roof hatch
  3. Explain code regulations and OSHA for safety railing fall protection for openings
  4. Describe smoke venting applications based on IBC code regulations
  5. Explain the differences between UL 793 and FM 4430
  6. Identify design practices for sizing and selecting operation of smoke vents
Provided By: 
Available Regions: 
Continental US
Design Category: 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIA Course Number: 
IBD07C