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Designing Mass Notification Systems Seminar Telgian’s Vice President of Systems Integration, Tom Parrish, will present a 2-day seminar 2013 NFPA 72® Designing Mass Notification Systems 2-Day Seminar in Houston Texas. This seminar is part of the premier NFPA training experience which offers customized, hands-on instruction on-site at your workplace, administered by recognized experts who developed the codes and standards.

NFPA 72® Designing Mass Notification Systems 2-Day Seminar will review how to best maximize public safety.  Planning and designing top-quality Mass Notification Systems (MNS) requires a clear understanding of the origin and growing importance of MNS, system complexities, and the latest edition of NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. Developed by an NFPA 72 Emergency Communication Systems (ECS) Committee Member and renowned industry expert, the new  event covers the key points and considerations involved in MNS design and installation, including the relationships between risk assessments, emergency response plans, and MNS.

This interactive seminar features hands-on activities that provide a solid grasp of NFPA 72 application, with classroom discussion about the relevant Code requirements. Professionals involved primarily in the sound and communications industry will get up-to-speed on MNS challenges and NFPA 72-compliant installation, while MNS professionals will learn more about audio technology and intelligibility issues.

Upon completion attendees should be able to:

  • Identify the qualifications for MNS design
  • Identify the component systems that make up and are affected by NFPA 72’s Chapter 24: Emergency Communications Systems
  • Understand how Chapter 24 interacts with other NFPA 72 chapters
  • Identify the system and design components that impact intelligibility
  • Understand the differences between system survivability, reliability, and robustness
  • Know the components of a Code-compliant message, including length and clarity
  • Match the type of MNS using the code defined layer concept given a variety of examples
  • Identify the appropriate speaker for a given environment
  • Select the appropriate amp size for a given speaker demand
  • Determine the feasibility of a wireless two-way system in lieu of a wired system

Who Will Benefit:

Administrators, facility directors, fire alarm and emergency communications systems designers, professionals involved in the sound and communication industry, electrical contractors, architects, auditors, and project managers

Continuing Education Credit:

Earn 14 hours or 1.4 Continuing Education Units. Attendance is required to earn CEUs. Please verify applicability with your professional board before attending.

For additional information, please visit NFPA.

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Susan McNeill

Telgian Holdings, Inc.


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