FSF920 - Flammable and Combustible Liquids Part 4

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Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:39:35.304
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Subject Title
Flammable and Combustible Liquids Part 4

Subject Description
This subject is designed to explore the fire and life safety measures involving the handling, storage, process, transfer and use of flammable and combustible liquids as per Part 4 of the Ontario Fire Code.

Credit Status
One credit toward the Fire Safety Certificate Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Describe the classification of flammable and combustible liquids and their related hazards.

2. Describe the organization of Part 4 of the Ontario Fire Code.

3. Describe the general strategies for providing a minimum level of fire and safety involving the handling, storage, process, transfer and use of flammable and combustible liquids.

4. Given selected scenarios, identify the appropriate strategies to achieve compliance.

5. Given selected scenarios, identify the fire and life safety measures that are not clearly stipulated in Part 4 of the Ontario Fire Code.

6. Describe the procedures of formulating compliance equivalency.

7. Demonstrate the ability to perform a self-audit using the Self-Audit Guides for various occupancies.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
Co-requisite:  FSF901 (General Principles Part I) 

Topic Outline

  • Overview of the organization of Part 4 of the Ontario Fire Code 
  • The fire and life safety hazards of flammable and combustible liquids
  • General and specific strategies for the safe storage, handling and use of flammable and combustible liquids
  • Special fire protection systems
  • Explosion venting - concepts and mathematical formula
  • Damage-limiting construction - principles and practices
  • Emergency spill control - principles and practices
  • Electrical safety for classified hazardous locations 
  • Calculation for maximum storage quantities for various situations
  • Development of compliance equivalency

Mode of Instruction

Lectures, Discussions, Case Studies, Audio-Visual Displays 

Field Assignments or Visits  

Prescribed Texts
Fire Protection and Prevention Act, the Fire Code and Commentary for Part 4 

Reference Material
None.

Required Supplies
None.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
As stated in Academic Policy, a student must successfully complete all major segments of a subject in order to earn a passing grade. Students who have not passed the term work may not be permitted to write the final examination. For further information on evaluation and academic standing, see a copy of Academic Policy, available at Seneca registration offices.  

Grading is based on the following marking scheme: 

Assignments 30%
Technical Report 30%
Final Examination 40%
Total 100%




Approved by: Sandra Noble