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Campus Fire Safety Event, Columbus, showcases Telgian experts

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Campus Fire Safety Event, Columbus, showcases Telgian expertsFire, security, and life safety services provider Telgian Corporation announced today that five Telgian experts – Leonard Ramo, Tom Parrish, Dan Vandergriff, Tracey Bellamy and Warren Burns– will present educational sessions at the 14th Annual Campus Fire Safety and Emergency Management Conference February 26-28 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. At the campus fire safety event, the Telgian experts will present on the importance of various NFPA codes and discuss ways higher education campuses can improve safety procedures and systems.

Warren Burns, regional practice leader of Telgian Engineering & Consulting, will lead a discussion about applying “the three Es” to exiting – engineering, enforcement and education – to provide occupant safety. The presentation will take place Monday, February 27, from 1 – 2 p.m.

Tom Parrish, vice president of integrated systems, will provide an overview of testing and inspection requirements as defined by NFPA 72, including new definitions around qualified personnel and ways to obtain appropriate qualifications for inspection, on Monday, February 27, from 2:10 – 3:10 p.m.

Dan Vandergriff, vice president of operations for Telgian Engineering & Consulting, will lead a session entitled “Prioritizing Fire Protection Upgrades with Limited Budgets – Fire Sprinkler Long-Term Planning” on Monday, February 27, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Vandergriff will discuss building planning considerations that can maximize fire protection systems for a low cost.

Leonard Ramo, executive vice president of Telgian Engineering & Consulting, will lead a session entitled “Fire Risk Assessments – Campus Based Properties” on Tuesday, February 28, from 9:20 – 10:20 a.m. to highlight the intricacies of fire risk assessments, including the benefits they bring in identifying and mitigating hazards and risks to property and personnel.

Tracey Bellamy, chief engineering officer, will present on arc flash hazards and testing electric fire pumps, expanding on the provisions of NFPA 25, which includes precautions to be taken when testing and maintaining electric fire pump controllers. His presentation will be Tuesday, February 28, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

All Telgian presentations will take place in Franklin Room B at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

“We know there are many things to consider when formulating a campus safety plan,” said Ramo. “Our team is honored to lend our expertise in fire safety to help professionals in the education sector keep campuses compliant and safe.”

Telgian remains committed to providing ongoing education and training in fire, security and life safety through important conferences such as the Campus Fire Safety and Emergency Management conference, which attracts more than 300 professionals internationally. As industry leaders, Telgian experts are active in global code development organizations like NFPA, SFPE and ICC and are active on more than 30 different NFPA committees.

For additional information about this campus fire safety event, please visit 14th Annual Campus Fire Safety and Emergency Management Conference.

About Telgian 

Telgian is a worldwide provider of comprehensive fire, security, life safety consulting and engineering/design services. Telgian partners with clients to produce innovative solutions that reduce exposure to loss from fire and disasters. The result is productive, profitable environments that keep businesses safe and compliant.

Media and Interview Inquiries:

Susan McNeill

Telgian Holdings, Inc.


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