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Life Safety Code

 Updates to the Life Safety Code (LSC)

​The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) has recently updated its administrative rules, which, in part, updates the adopted life safety code from the NFPA 101, Life Safety Code (2000 Edition) to the NFPA 101, Life Safety Code (2015 Edition). These changes become effective on January 1, 2020. The text of the new rules, fact sheets, links to training opportunities, and other information are available at the links below.

Notice for Municipalities

Municipality Notice Regarding Applicability of Life Safety Code

Training Workshops

OSFM is offering free training workshops to local AHJs to learn about the changes from the NFPA 101, Life Safety Code (2000 Edition) to the NFPA 101, Life Safety Code (2015 Edition).

You must be pre-registered to attend.

All registered attendees will receive a copy of the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, 2015 Edition.  

NFPA representatives as well as OSFM personnel will be on hand to provide information specific to the newly adopted code and amendments.

To register, choose the location you wish to attend, and click on the registration link and fill out the information. You will receive a registration form to print out when completed.

 

  • February 13th, 2020      Registration deadline January 31, 2020 or until filled
    Mundelein Fire Dept.
    1000 North Midlothian Road
    Mundelein Il 60060
    Register for this class here

  • March 10, 2020      Registration deadline February 25, 2020 or until filled 
    Galesburg Fire Dept.
    1572 Machen Drive
    Lake Storey Pavilion
    Galesburg IL  61401
    Register for this class here

  • March 13, 2020        Registration deadline February 28, 2020 or until filled
    Morris Fire Station 2
    2301 Ashton Road
    Morris Il, 60450
    Register for this class here

  • March 14, 2020    Registration deadline February 28, 2020 or until filled
    Effingham Fire Dept.
    505 W Fayette Avenue
    Effingham IL  62401
    Register for this class here

For more information you may contact the Division of Fire Prevention. 


Adopted Fire Prevention and Safety Rule Amendments

Notice of Adopted Amendments to Part 100 Rules
Text of Adopted Amendments to Part 100 Rules

 

Part 100 Fact Sheets
What is the Life Safety Code? And Why is the OSFM updating the Life Safety Code?
Where Does the Life Safety Code Apply?
Day Care Facilities
Residential Board and Care Facilities
Residential Board and Care Facilities Addendum
Security Door Locking

 

How Do I Access NFPA Publications?

Online Access to the NFPA Life Safety Code