ricas services

By: Ricas Fire Protection Engineering  09-12-2011
Keywords: Fire Protection, Fire Safety, Fire Protection Engineering

The following are among the services provided by RICAS:  

Fire Protection Engineering Code Consulting

In-depth analysis to determine conformance with local, provincial, and national building and fire codes and standards. Emphases are focused on efficient, cost effective designs that meet applicable code objectives.

Audits and Surveys

Comprehensive evaluations of life safety, fire safety, and property protection of building and facilities to identify code related deficiencies, limit losses, and assess properties for acquisition (due diligence). RICAS will carry out code compliance audits to ensure that all obligations are being met.

Plan and Drawing Review

Analysis of plans and drawings to determine conformance with applicable local, provincial, and national building and fire codes.

Alternative Compliance Solutions

RICAS specializes in identifying alternative compliance solutions and providing performance-based solutions.

Egress Analysis

Calculations to determine occupant load, egress times and exit capacity, and egress requirements for unique function spaces. Fire load and risk assessment is an important component of this.

Fire Safety Planning

Development of fire safety plans to address the applicable codes and standards, address unique building or facility features or processes, and alternative approaches to achieve compliance.

Fire Safety Training

RICAS can provide training in most areas of fire protection including use of fire safety devices and fire safety planning.  We provide staff training for fire safety plans.

Fire Investigation/Litigation Support

Participation in fire investigations and analysis, including expert witness testimony in building and fire code related areas. RICAS can provide an objective analysis of fire cause.

Fire and Egress Modeling

RICAS personnel have experience in fire modeling and are capable of using such models to demonstrate the expected level of fire and life safety for design.

Keywords: Fire Protection, Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Safety

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