To provide pertinent information to the protector and the protected as a means of enhancing safety from fire in individual properties. It is not intended as a means of assessing community fire safety as a whole.
The further purpose of this rating system is to assist you in analyzing fire risk factors and fire protection requirements for particular buildings with a high degree of objectivity that yields a numerical rating, and where shortcomings are observed, to identify means of counterbalancing the deficiencies. It is not intended to serve as a means of waiving compliance with applicable codes, statutes or regulations, nor provide a definitive analysis of the fire hazard of a particular building beyond that which is provided for through an assessment against existing codes, statutes or regulations.
Products listed to this standard will be found in the ORD Hardcopy.