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Chapter 38 shall not apply to the retail sale of marijuana where growing and processing does not occur.
Where a material, its use, or associated process poses multiple hazards, all hazards shall be addressed in accordance with applicable requirements of this Code.
Light fixture ductwork shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer and NFPA 90A.
Hanging of plastic from ceiling or from suspended overhead structures to create wall dividers shall not be permitted.
Sources of ignition shall be shut off during the fumigation activity and remain shut off until the required ventilation is completed.
The AHJ and fire department shall be notified in writing not less than 48 hours before the building, structure, or space is to be closed in connection with the utilization of any toxic or flammable fumigant.
Approved warning signs indicating the danger, type of chemical involved, and necessary precautions shall be posted on all doors and entrances to the premises, including interior rooms and areas.
Signage shall be located at the exterior main entry and at the entries to those areas being fumigated indicating the duration of the fumigation.
During the period fumigation is in progress a watchperson shall remain on duty at the entrance or entrances to the enclosed fumigated space until after the fumigation is completed and the building, structure, or space is properly ventilated and safe for occupancy.
Sufficient watchpersons shall be provided to prevent any person from entering the enclosed space under fumigation unobserved.
Occupants of the building, structure, or space to be fumigated, except the personnel conducting the fumigation, shall be evacuated from such building, structure, or space prior to commencing fumigation operations.
All openings to the building, structure, or space to be fumigated or fogged shall be kept securely closed during such operation.
At the end of the exposure period the following procedures shall be followed:
For other than CO2 and nonhazardous extraction process, the marijuana extraction equipment and process shall be located in a room of noncombustible construction dedicated to the extraction process and the room shall not be used for any other purpose.
Marijuana extraction shall not be located in any building containing assembly, educational, day care, health care, ambulatory health care, residential board and care, residential, or detention and correctional facilities.
For extraction rooms using hazardous materials, each room shall be provided with at least one exit access door complying with the following:
For other than approved, unattended processes, the extraction process shall be continuously staffed.
Staff monitoring the extraction process shall be trained in the following:
- The extraction process
- * The transfer of solvents, where applicable
- All emergency procedures
All staff training records shall be maintained on-site and made available to the AHJ upon request.
Where the medium of extraction or solvent is changed from the material indicated in the technical report or as required by the manufacturer, the technical report shall be revised at the cost of the facility owner and submitted for review and approval by the AHJ prior to the use of the equipment with the new medium or solvent.
If the original designer of record is not available, then the new designer of record shall comply with 126.96.36.199.3.1.
Prior to operation of the extraction equipment, the designer of record for the equipment shall inspect the site of the extraction process once equipment has been installed for compliance with the technical report and the building analysis.
The field inspection report authored by designer of record shall include the serial number of the equipment used in the process and shall confirm the equipment installed is the same model and type of equipment identified in the technical report.
The exhaust systems shall be installed and maintained accordance with NFPA 91 or the mechanical code.
All conductive equipment and conductive objects within the exhaust room shall be bonded and grounded with a resistance of less than 1.0 × 106 ohms in accordance with NFPA 70.
An automatic suppression system shall be provided within hoods or enclosures, including ductwork, in accordance with the following:
- An automatic water sprinkler system that meets all applicable requirements of NFPA 13
- A carbon dioxide extinguishing system that meets all applicable requirements of NFPA 12
- A dry chemical extinguishing system that meets all applicable requirements of NFPA 17
- A gaseous agent extinguishing system that meets all applicable requirements of NFPA 2001
Extraction and post oil processing operations, including dispensing of flammable liquids between containers, shall be performed in one of the following locations:
The extraction equipment pressure relief devices and blow-off valves shall be piped to the exterior of the building.