Miscellaneous and Low-Piled Storage

When is storage not treated as storage? When it meets the definition of miscellaneous or low-piled storage. Typically, the requirements of NFPA 13 for the protection of storage are distinct from the occupancy or hazard class requirements of the standard. Miscellaneous and low-piled storage is the exception. These specific storage arrangements are protected by the rules found in Chapter 13, which typically reference the occupancy rules and not the storage rules within NFPA 13.  This program will show how the provisions of this chapter combine with both the occupancy hazard classification rules and the rules for protection of high-piled storage involving commodity classification. It will also focus on these specific storage arrangements and the protection rules found in Chapter 13, Protection of Miscellaneous and Low-Piled Storage. This presentation will discuss situations where the application of the rules found within Chapter 13 are appropriate and what that application entails.


Approved for Contractor I and II.


Each online class has a short quiz at the end of the video. Participants must pass the quiz prior to receiving their CEUs and certificate. Participants have FOUR opportunities to pass the quiz. If the quiz is not passed by the fourth attempt, the participant will be required to purchase the class again and pass the quiz to receive the CEUs and certificate.


Type: Archived
Running time: 1.5 min
CEUs: 1.5


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Nonmember: $100
AHJ: $30

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Note: To obtain CEUs for online courses, you will be required to pass a brief quiz at the conclusion of the class.