ASME A112.20.2 pdf download Qualification of Installers of Firestop Systems and Devices for Piping Systems
1 GENERAL1.1 Scope
This Standard establishes minimum requirements,identified by industry consensus, for the training andqualification of installers of firestop systems and devicesfor piping systems.
The qualifications under this Standard are restrictedto those that are required by this Standard, the modelbuilding and plumbing codes requirements for firestop-ping developed by NFPA,ICBO,SBCCI,BOCA,ICC,and IAPMO, and consensus standards for piping systempenetrations of fire-resistance-rated walls, partitions,floors, floor / ceiling assemblies, roof / ceiling assemblies,or shaft enclosures.
1.2 Limitations for Firestop System Installer
Compliance with this Standard in itself shall not qual-ify an individual as a certified firestop contractor inaccordance with FM 4991 or a certified firestop inspectorin accordance with ASTM E 2174.
1.3 Inspection of Firestop Systems
Inspection of firestop systems shall be in compliancewith ASTM E 2174.
The following documents form a part of this Standardto the extent specified herein. Unless otherwise indi-cated, the latest edition shall apply.
ANSI/NFPA 101，Life Safety Code (chapter 8 for fireresistance ratings and firestop systems)
NFPA 5000,Building Construction and Safety Code(chapter 7 for types of construction; chapter 8 for fireresistance ratings and firestop systems)
Publisher: The National Fire Protection Association(NFPA),1 Batterymarch Park, P.O.Box 9101, Quincy,MA 02269-9101
ICBO Uniform Building Code (chapters 5 and 6 for typesof construction; chapter 7 for fire resistance ratingsand firestop systems)
Publisher: International Conference of Building Officials(ICBO),5360 Workman Mill Road , Whittier,CA90601-2298
BOCA National Building Code (chapters 5 and 6 fortypes of construction; chapter 7 for fire resistance rat-ings and firestop systems)
Publisher: Building Officials and Code AdministratorsInternational (BOCA),4051 West Flossmoor Road,Country Club Hills,IL 60478-5795
SBCCI Standard Building Code (chapters 5 and 6 fortypes of construction; chapter 7 for fire resistance rat-ings and firestop systems)
Publisher: Southern Building Code Congress Interna-tional, Inc.(SBCCI), 900 Montclair Road, Birmingham,AL 35213-1206
ICC International Building Code (chapters 5 and 6 fortypes of construction; chapter 7 for fire resistance rat-ing and firestop systems)
Publisher: International Code Council, Inc. (ICC),5203Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3401
Uniform Plumbing Code (chapter 15)
Publisher: International Association of Plumbing andMechanical Officials (IAPMO), 5001 East PhiladelphiaSt., Ontario, CA 91761-2816
FM 4991,Approval Standard for Approval of FirestopContractors
Publisher: Factory Mutual Research Corporation,1151Boston-Providence Turnpike, Norwood, MA 02062ASTM E 119,Standard Test Methods for Fire Test ofBuilding Construction and Materials
ASTM E 814,Standard Test Methods For Fire Test ofThrough-Penetration Firestops
ASTM E 2174, Standard Practice for On-site Inspectionof Installed Firestops
Publisher: American Society for Testing and Materials(ASTM),100 Barr Harbor Drive, West Conshohocken,PA 19428
UL1479,Standard for Safety Fire Test of Through-pene-tration Firestops
Publisher: Underwriters Laboratory, Inc.(UL),333 Pfin-gsten Rd., Northbrook,IL 60062
ISO/IEC 17024:2002,Personal Certification Bodies1Publisher: The International Organization for Standard-ization (ISO), 1 rue de Varembe, Case Postale 56,CH-1211, Geneve 20,Switzerland / Suisse
1.5 Recommended Guidelines for Firestop
Nonmandatory Appendix A provides recommendedguidelines for firestop contractors.
2.1 Laws,Codes，Rules,Listing Agencies,and
The qualified firestop systems installer shall be ableto identify and demonstrate knowledge of the applicablelaws,codes, rules, listing agencies, and regulations fromthe federal, state, and local levels related to the scopeof this Standard.
2.2 Basic Concepts
The qualified firestop systems installer shall be ableto identify and describe the basic concepts pertaining to(a) fire dynamics
(b) firestopping(c)piping systems
(d) compartmentation and protection of structuralelements
The qualified firestop systems installer shall be ableto identify and describe the actions that take place priorto and after installing and testing a firestop system,including
(a) notification to proper authorities (authority hav-ing jurisdiction)
b) notification to job inspector(c) notification to premise owners
(d) notification to the architect / engineer of record
3PRODUCT PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE
3.1 Major Components
The qualified firestop systems installer shall be ableto identify the major components of firestop materialand systems as defined by the listing directories ofappropriate third party certification organizations.
The qualified firestop systems installer shall be able toidentify and describe the proper application of firestopsystems with respect to