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By __and ________the majority of uncontrolled fires can be avoided.
id hazards and mitigating action
An inspector must know 5 things.
Enabling legislation

State statutes
State/local laws
Statutes
Ammendments
It is the responsibility of _____ to train and certify inspectors,
AHJ
The fire marshall reports to ...
Fire Chief
These are responsible for making sure that buildings are up to code.
The building depts.
NFPA 1031
Inspector Levels 1,2,3
ICC
International Code Council is a code development org.
T/F  In most cases the inspector is not responsible for enforcing Fed regs,
False
Fed buildings are not required to follow local codes
True
One fo the most important laws to the inspector is
the enabling lagislation that establishes municipalities
The Constitutional right of the government to impose laws
Police Power
One party that agrees to compensate another party
Indemnify
The demand for entry for inspection
Adminstrative warrant
Who is responsible for making sure the life and safety program is successful
Inspector
__are developed to establish min requirements for desig etc...
Standards and codes
Standards and codes are adopted by the ------ enforced by the---------
AHJ,building or FD
are set of principles, protocols or procedures developed by committees through concensus
Standards
is a collection or compilation of rules and regs
Code
The difference tween code and standard is
codes must have provisions how the standards are applied
Address one broad topic, Have the force of law, may be amended by AHJ
CODES
Address one specific topic, developed through a concensus
Standards
The typical life cycle of a model code is
3-5yrs
requirements based on specific outcomes in performance
PBD
Performance Based Design
The first step inamending a code is
ID of the problem
The most effective way to adopt a change or amend a code is
Explain the benefits of the result of change
The permit process begins when
The property owner recognizes the need for a permit.
The first step in the permit process is when
The application process begins
----and --are the instruments an inspector uses to create a safe enviroment.
Standards and codes
The primary duty of an insector is to
ensure life safety
this change usually involves 2 or more substances in  a reaction
Chemical
Charcoal has a continued oxidation called
smoldering combustion
Inorganic fuels do not contain---
Carbon
Organic fuels contain
Carbon
-----is the chemicaldecomposition of a substance through the action of heat.
Pyrolosis
The ratio of the mass of a given volume of liquid compared to water
Specific Gravity
The temp at which a liquid releases sufficient vapors to ignite but not burn
Flash Point
The primary oxidizing agent in most fires is
O2
Combustible liquids have a flash point greater than
100f
Flammable liquids have a flash point less than----
100f
At ambient temperature materials can burn up to an o2 defficiency of
14%
-----occurs when a mixture of air and fuel encounter an external heat source and start a reaction of combustion
piloted ignition
does not need and external heat source
autoignition
Heat produced whenelectric current flows
Resistance heating
Illuminous discharge across a gap
ARCING
Luminous glowing particles eing thrown
Spaking
Transmission of heat by electromagnetic wave
Radiation
Materials that absorb heat but do not activily work in a combustion reaction
Passive agents
Methane
5-15%
Propane
2.1-9.5%
CO`
12-75%
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