Fire and Life Safety Standards for Swine Housing

Ag buildings, including swine production facilities, are generally exempt from the UBC (Uniform Building Code). Along with this exemption comes confusion as to how to rate ag buildings as it relates to various fire codes. Currently each insurance company applies standards that they think best fit the risks they have identified when insuring production agriculture facilities. Livestock facilities pose a special risk in that there is both human and animal death risk.  Read More...