Firestopping Inspections and Safety Considerations

$ 29.00

Continuing Education Units (CEU): 0.10

Expected Duration: 1 Hour

This self-paced online course covers firestopping inspection and testing procedures, with a focus on MSDS and personal protective equipment. It is important to know what to look for when inspecting a building for fire barriers and firestopping.

Upon completion you should be able to:

  • Perform inspections of firestopping installations during construction and upgrade projects
  • Perform periodic inspections of the fire barriers and firestopping during the life of a building
  • Refer to the material safety data sheet (MSDS) prior to starting work
  • Store the MSDS for all job-site materials in a central location
  • Use the proper personal protective equipment (PPE)

Who Will Benefit

Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating or installing fire protection systems, including: designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, and architects.

Course Summary

How to develop a basic understanding of how to install various types of firestopping, including:

  • Caulks and Sealants
  • Collars
  • Putty
  • Pillows
  • Wrap Strips
  • Composite Sheets
  • Firestop Mortar
  • Multi-Cable Transits