Validate hazard classes assigned to inventory chemicals on Hazardous Materials Inventory Statements (HMIS) submitted by architects, design consultants and facility owners for construction projects and fire inspections.
As a fire or building code official, you need hazardous materials pre-classified and summarized by hazard class and area, or you can’t approve the proposed occupancy, construction plans or permits… resulting in project delays.
You also have to…
Compare inventory quantities with maximum quantity limits set by the fire and building code.
Confirm the occupancy classification based on the chemical inventory.
Identify resources that make it easier for facility owners, architects and consultants to create and maintain chemical inventories, properly classify chemicals, generate summary reports, and demonstrate compliance with quantity limits.