AFSA38, the 38th Annual Convention & Exhibition of the American Fire Sprinkler Association, will host some of the nation’s most knowledgeable and experienced experts in the fire protection industry, including Telgian’s Chief Engineering Officer Tracey Bellamy PE, CFPS, CWBSP. Bellamy will present “Understanding the Obstruction Rules” on Tuesday, October 1, from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at the event, which will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA.
Bellamy’s “Understanding the Obstruction Rules” session explores, in detail, the obstructions rules in Chapter 8 of NFPA 13, with special attention on the ambiguities which arise due to the current format of requirements.
Bellamy is uniquely qualified to present this material, and offers over 30 years of experience in the fire protection industry as a registered Professional Fire Protection and Civil Engineer. He is a certified instructor with NFPA and teaches nationally and internationally on “Understanding the Obstruction Rules,” as well as a variety of other fire protection topics. Bellamy is active within the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) and sits on a number of NFPA technical committees including NFPA 11, 13, 15, 16, 25, 30, 30B, 101 and 5000.
Upon the conclusion of “Understanding the Obstruction Rules,” all participants should be able to:
* Identify requirements that should be discussed with the AHJ
* Explain the intent of the criteria
* Restate why there is a difference in criteria for different sprinkler types
The AFSA38, the 38th Annual Convention & Exhibition of the American Fire Sprinkler Association, runs from October 1 – 4, 2019. Click to see the full schedule or download handouts. For additional information about the American Fire Sprinkler Association or to register for this event, please visit the American Fire Sprinkler Association.
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