Code Compliance for Advanced Technology Facilities

1st Edition

A Comprehensive Guide for Semiconductor and other Hazardous Occupancies

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Description

Facilities which utilize hazardous liquids and gases represent a significant potential liability to the owner, operator, and general public in terms of personnel safety and preservation of assets. It is obvious that a catastrophic incident or loss of property or personnel is to be avoided at all costs. This book was conceived to give the reader a guide to understanding the requirements of the various codes and regulations that apply to the design, construction, and operation of facilities utilizing hazardous materials in their processes.

Readership

Facilities which utilize hazardous liquids and gases.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Codes 1.1 History of the Hazardous Occupancy Codes 1.2 Overview of Applicable Codes 1.3 Overview of Uniform Building Code 1.4 Overview of Uniform Fire Code 1.5 Occupancy Classifications of Proposed Facilities 1.6 Retrofit and Renovation 1.7 Understanding Code Intent & Philosophy 1.8 Insurance Carrier Requirements 1.9 Designer/Building Official/Owner Relationship and Liabilities 1.10 Integrated Approach Chapter Summary 2. Architectural Issues 2.1 General 2.2 Renovation 2.3 Occupancy Classification 2.4 Allowable Area and Separations 2.5 Location 2.6 Exiting 2.7 Allowable Fabrication Area (H-6) 2.8 Multi-Level Fab Concept (H-6) 2.9 Corridors 2.10 Chemical Storage Chapter Summary 3. Hazardous Materials Storage and Handling 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Hazardous Materials 3.3 Maximum Allowable Quantities of HPMs 3.4 Transportation of HPMs 3.5 Control Areas 3.6 Hazardous Material Storage Rooms 3.7 Hazardous Material Dispensing, Use and Handling 3.8 HPM Piping Systems 3.9 Code Citations Chapter Summary 4. Mechanical Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Systems 4.1 General 4.2 Recirculating Air Handling Systems 4.3 Exhaust Ventilation and Operation 4.4 Make-Up Air Systems 4.5 Emergency Ventilation and Operation 4.6 Exhaust Treatment and Separation of Reactive Materials 4.7 Air Handling System Isolation 4.8 Smoke and Fire Barriers

Details

No. of pages:
372
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1994
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
eBook ISBN:
9780815516484
Print ISBN:
9780815513384

About the author

William R. Acorn

Affiliations and Expertise

Acorn Consulting Services, USA