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Fri, Jun 28


Medinah Banquets

June 28th Mini Seminar

Construction Fire Safety Best Practices & Outcome of ICC Tall Wood AdHoc Committee

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June 28th Mini Seminar
June 28th Mini Seminar

Time & Location

Jun 28, 2019, 8:30 AM

Medinah Banquets, 550 Shriners Dr, Addison, IL 60101, USA

About the event

This seminar has been approved for ICC preferred provider CEUs.

Medinah Banquets

550 Shriners Drive

Addison, IL

(630) 458-0200


8:00 a.m. - Registration (Coffee/Roll/Orange Juice)

8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Mini-Seminar before Regular Meeting)


$50.00 Pre-Registration (first member)

$25.00 Per Person Pre-Registration Multiple Discount (additional member)

$60.00 Registration for Non–IFIA Members & Walk-Ins

Above prices include lunch

**Must register by June 24th before 12:00 p.m.**

BCD231 – Construction Fire Safety Best Practices

Learning Objectives

• Identify the main risks and hazards on construction sites that lead to fires in structures under construction.

• Apply model codes and standards that pertain to safety precautions during construction.

hazardous activities on construction sites.

• Identify the components included in a good fire safety plan and coordinate with contractors to develop a plan.

DES607 - Outcomes of ICC Tall Wood AdHoc Committee: Mass Timber Provisions in the 2021 I-codes

Learning Outcomes

• Identify the make-up of the TWB Ad Hoc Committee and the process used to reach consensus on proposed code changes.

• Recognize how the new types of construction compare with existing types of construction in the International Building Code and specify the inherent differences and conservative approaches the new types have.

• Understand the process by which the allowable heights, areas, and number of stories permitted for the proposed mass timber types of construction were developed and will be able to utilize the information for building design.

• State the fire resistance requirements for mass timber building elements. Further, they will be able to distinguish when and where non-combustible protection can be omitted.

SPEAKER: RAYMOND O’BROCKI, CBO, is the Manager of Fire Service Relations for the American Wood Council. He was the Chief Building Official for the City of Rockville, MD. He retired as the Assistant Fire Chief the Baltimore City Fire Department in 2013. He was appointed fire marshal for Baltimore City in 2008. During his tenure as fire marshal, Baltimore City recorded the three lowest annual fire fatality totals in its history. O’Brocki has served on the Maryland State Child Care Advisory Council, Maryland State Fire Code Update Committee, State Fire Marshals Legislative Working Group in Annapolis and the steering committee for the Mid-Atlantic Life Safety Conference. He has served on the NFPA Urban Fire Safety Task Force and has presented at the National Fire Academy. He is currently a sitting member of the NFPA 1 technical committee. O’Brocki is a graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law and a licensed attorney

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