North Carolina & International Fire Codes
For Storage of Flammable & Combustible Liquids
At Petroleum Marketing Facilities
Tim Laughlin, P.E.
Fire codes and
environmental regulations change constantly regarding the storage of Flammable
& Combustible Liquids at Petroleum Marketeering Facilities. Many state building
code agencies are now adopting the International Building Code (IBC) and International
Fire Code (IFC) as a national code consensus takes hold. North Carolina has
adopted the IBC effective January 1, 2002.
To protect the motoring public and to enhance air quality, the NC Fire Code, IFC, US EPA and the NC Division of Air Quality has formulated regulations and codes regarding the storage of Petroleum. The NC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors have also required that a Professional Engineer (PE) seal all plans regarding ASTs/USTs installations, piping, ancillary equipment upgrades, and vapor recovery system installations for further protection of the public and environment. .
This course includes a multiple choice quiz at the end.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
The course content is in a PDF file (460 KB) ASTFire_Code.pdf. You need to open or download this document to study this course.
Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.