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Brycer Compliance Engine

Is anyone using the Brycer Compliance Engine to track inspections? I am looking at trying the program on a trial basis. Thanks, Rick Barber Assistant Chief/FM Brunswick FD (330) 350-0396 barber@brunswick.oh.us  

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Electromagnetic Door Locks

This is about the main entrance on the proposed RTA Rapid Station Remodel. It’s classified as A-3 with total occupant load of 271. According to OFC 1008.1.10, the main exit door is required to have panic hardware. The exception permits locks or latches equipped with key-operated locking devices from the egress side as long as

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Annual Building Inspections Requirements

Where is it written that commercial building inspections are required to be performed annually? Richard Ciarrone Parma Fire Department 440-885-1217 insprciarrone@parmafire.org  

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Sprinkler Heads Above Drop Ceiling

I have a building that has a sprinkler system but the heads are above the ceiling tiles in the offices. Has anyone come across this? I’m looking for some cost effective ways or suggestions to remedy this issue for the building owner. Is there a specific OFC I can reference for this? Thanks. Michael Suhy

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Aboveground Storage Tanks

Do any of your jurisdictions have a codified ordinance that is more stringent than the Ohio Fire Code section 2206 regarding aboveground fuel storage tanks? (OFC: Aboveground fuel storage tank capacity shall not exceed 12,000 gallons for an individual tank.) Thanks, Joe Eisenhuth Solon Fire Dept. jeisenhuth@solonohio.org 440-337-1482  

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Codes For Carbon Monoxide Monitoring

I am looking for information from codes that specifically mandate CO monitoring.I have several college dorms that do not have any means of monitoring for CO.The college seems to think that they are exempt from any requirements to have detection (even plug in monitors) because it is not required in the mechanical codes. Can anybody give me

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Chinese Lanterns

Mayfield Heights has a rather large party center, which is having an event possibly involving deployment of 50 Chinese lanterns.  I am not in favor of allowing these lanterns to be deployed, for obvious reasons.  The Mayor is supporting my decision, but would like to know if any other agency has had any dealings/issues/requests with

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“Autofry” Deep Frying Units

Does anyone have experience with “Autofry”, counter-top vent-less deep frying units? Thanks, Jerry Cifranic NOFD North Olmsted Fire Department fireprevention@north-olmsted.com (440)777-1220

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Grease Lock Hood Filters

What are these Pre filters I am starting to see in restaurant hood systems. Are they OK? “Ellis fibre” grease lock system.???Grease Lock is a patented disposable grease filte. rwww.greaselock.com Thanks. Jerry Cifranic North Olmsted Fire (440)777-1220 fireprevention@north-olmsted.com  

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