This practice is intended to provide a standard set of guidelines that are to be followed when conducting and reporting on inspections of installed fire stops.
This practice is intended to provide a means to verify compliance of the installed fire stops to the inspection documents.
This practice is not intended to provide a basis for selecting installers or products or both.
This practice is not intended to establish any performance criteria of the inspected fire stops.
1.1 The purpose of this practice is to establish procedures to inspect fire stops, including methods for field verification and inspection.
1.2 This practice addresses all types of fire stops installed through or into fire resistive assemblies.
Note 18212;Fire stop is defined in E 814.
1.3 This practice provides methods by which a qualified inspector can verify that all required fire stops on a project have been installed and that their installations are in accordance with the inspection documents.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.5 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the standard.