ISU Hospital Inspector Certification Program (HICP)

Acceptable Reference Materials for Exams

Only the applicable reference material listed below will be permitted in the exam room.

Class A and Class B Exam

  • 2016 California Administrative Code (CAC)
    Part 1, Title 24, California Code of Regulations (CCR)
  • 2016 California Building Code (CBC)
    Part 2, Title 24, CCR
  • 2016 California Electrical Code (CEC)
    Part 3, Title 24, CCR
  • 2016 California Mechanical Code (CMC)
    Part 4, Title 24, CCR
  • 2016 California Plumbing Code (CPC)
    Part 5, Title 24, CCR
  • 2016 California Fire Code (CFC)
    Part 9, Title 24, CCR
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
    ACI 318-14 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete
    Building Code Requirements & Specification for Masonry Structures
    (TMS 402-13 / ACI 530-13 / ASCE 5-13)
    (TMS 602-13 / ACI 530.1-13 / ASCE 6-13)
  • American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
    AISC Steel Construction Manual, 14th Edition (which includes AISC 360-10)
    AISC 341-10 Seismic Design Manual, 2nd Edition
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    ASCE 7-10 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures
  • American Welding Society (AWS)
    AWS D1.3-08 Structural Welding Code - Sheet Steel
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
    NFPA 13-16 Installation of Sprinkler Systems, as amended in 2016 CBC, Title 24, Part 2, Volume 2, Chapter 35
    NFPA 72-16 National Fire Alarm Code, as amended in 2016 CBC, Title 24, Part 2, Volume 2, Chapter 35
    NFPA 99-15 Health Care Facilities Code
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
    ASTM E580-14 Standard Practice for Installation of Ceiling Suspension for Acoustical Tile and Lay-in Panels in Areas Subject to Earthquake Ground Motions
  • American Welding Society (AWS)
    AWS D1.1-10 Structural Welding Code - Steel
    AWS D1.8-09 Structural Welding Code - Steel
    AWS D1.4-11 Structural Welding Code - Reinforcing Steel

Class C Exam

2016 California Building Standards Code
  • 2016 California Administrative Code (CAC)
    Part 1, Title 24, California Code of Regulations (CCR)
2016 California Building Standards Code
  • 2016 California Administrative Code (CAC)
    Part 1, Title 24, CCR
  • 2016 California Building Code (CBC)
    Part 2, Title 24, CCR
Referenced Standards
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
    ASTM E580-14 Standard Practice for Installation of Ceiling Suspension for Acoustical Tile and Lay-in Panels in Areas Subject to Earthquake Ground Motions
2016 California Building Standards Code
  • 2016 California Administrative Code (CAC)
    Part 1, Title 24, California Code of Regulations (CCR)
  • 2016 California Building Code (CBC), Volumes 1 and 2
    Part 2, Title 24, CCR
Referenced Standards
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    ASCE 7-10 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
    ASTM E580-14 Standard Practice for Installation of Ceiling Suspension for Acoustical Tile and Lay-in Panels in Areas Subject to Earthquake Ground Motions
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
    NFPA 13-16 Installation of Sprinkler Systems, as amended in 2016 CBC, Title 24, Part 2, Volume 2, Chapter 35

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This page was last updated on Monday, January 9, 2017.