One process that requires constant consideration is Hot Work. A Hot Work program must encompass many specific practices that require enforcement and accountability to reduce the frequency and severity of fires.

Conducting Hot Work Safely

The purpose of this section is to provide some guidance on how to comply with Chapter 26 of the IBC and Chapter 41 of the 2015 Edition of NFPA 1. Pocket Guide to Hot Work Loss Prevention Don’t get burned by...



The mission of this website is to provide background information to both public and private sector organizations regarding how to reduce the frequency and severity of fires during construction. This site identifies many best management practices that were collected during a literature search.


This website was developed as a cooperative effort of an industry​-based Stakeholders Group and Fireforceone. The original research was based on search for management practices that could be utilized to “Reduce Fires in Buildings Under Construction”. The primary target audiences are those involved in the construction of large-area, multi-family housing.

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