Semiconductor fabrication facilities and comparable research and development areas classified as Group H-5 shall comply with this chapter and the International Building Code. The use, storage and handling of hazardous materials in Group H-5 shall comply with this chapter, other applicable provisions of this code and the International Building Code.
The requirements set forth in this chapter are requirements specific only to Group H-5 and shall be applied as exceptions or additions to applicable requirements set forth elsewhere in this code.
Where a material poses multiple hazards, all hazards shall be addressed in accordance with Section 5001.1.
Existing buildings and existing fabrication areas shall comply with this chapter, except that transportation and handling of HPM in corridors and enclosures for stairways and ramps shall be allowed where in compliance with Section 2705.3.2 and the International Building Code.
Permits shall be required as set forth in Section 105.6.