An objective of this Code is to limit the probability that, as a result of specific circumstances related to the building or facility, a person in or adjacent to the building or facility will be exposed to an unacceptable risk of injury because of:
Fire or explosion impacting areas beyond its point of origin
Fire safety systems failing to function as expected
Persons being delayed in or impeded from moving to a safe place during a fire emergency
Functional Statements To facilitate the timely movement of persons to a safe place in an emergency. F10 To limit the severity and effects of fire or explosion. F02 To minimize the risk of accidental ignition. F01
Functional Statements To notify persons, in a timely manner, of the need to take action in an emergency. F11 To notify emergency responders, in a timely manner, of the need to take action in an emergency. F13 To facilitate emergency response. F12
Functional Statements To minimize the risk of inadequate performance due to improper maintenance or lack of maintenance F82
Yes, because they have the same intent and have to meet the same objective and functional requirements.
No, because every building and its occupants are different.
Application of the Fire Code > 100 Group F2 > 300 Group F3 > 25 Group F1 > 300 Group E > 300 Group D > 10 Group C Any number Group A or B Occupant Load Occupancy Type
Other applications of the Fire Code Laboratories Building and open areas with flammable or combustible liquids > 500 L in total or > 250 L of Class I liquids. Outdoor tire storage yards. Building 4 storeys or more, including basement.
Other applications of the Fire Code Recreation camps Building used for Developmental Services Convalescent home/children’s custodial home >3 persons sleeping Boarding, Lodging and Rooming Houses
CCM shall take all reasonable precautions and necessary actions, under the particular circumstances, to ensure safety from the risk that a fire, if started, would seriously endanger the health and safety of any person or the quality of the natural environment for any use that can be made of it.