Fire Smarts, in partnership with Telgian, provides a series of informative monthly training webinars taught by Telgian fire protection experts who educate on specific areas of fire protection systems. Recent examples include introductory webinars on Emergency Communication Systems, Fire Safety and Extinguisher Use, and Fire Alarm System Communication. The January 17 egress safety webinar will discuss why fire doors and egress doors are critical safety components in need of ongoing inspection and maintenance in order to function properly. Fire doors are intended to reduce the spread of fire and smoke, while egress doors are designed to allow occupants safe exit during an emergency.
This webinar will be based on NFPA 101: Life Safety Code and NFPA 80: Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives and will provide an overview of what doors are required to be inspected for fire-rated assemblies and egress doors. General inspection provisions will be covered including those that specifically apply to healthcare occupancies. Participants will learn functional requirements for fire doors and egress doors as well as be able to identify points applicable to performing an inspection.
- Understand the basic functional requirements for fire doors and egress doors,
- Learn how to identify and locate which doors within a facility are required to be inspected, and
- Determine required inspection frequencies and procedures.
CEUs: 1 contact hour
Certificate of Completion:
- Each participant registered, attending the full live training webinar or viewing the post-live recorded on-demand webinar will receive a Certificate of Completion (you must be registered under your name to received a certificate, one certificate per registered participant). This certificate will include the participants name, training subject, date, number of training hours completed and the Fire Smarts name, address and phone number.
- Certificates will comply with International Code Council (ICC) CEU requirements for ICC approved training courses. Fire Smarts is an approved training provider of the ICC. ICC CEU’s are assigned based on 0.1 CEU per training contact hour.
- Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for CPD points required for NICET certification. This applies to the “Additional Education” section of NICET Policy #30 on Continuing Professional Development that allows for CPD points for education to advance, broaden and enhance technical knowledge and job skills.
- Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for credit hours required for re-certification as part of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) program. Continuing education credit is determined as one credit per training contact hour.
- Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for continuing education (CE) hours for Texas Commission on Fire Protection certifications. Fire Smarts is a continuing education source under “Nationally Recognized Training Providers”. Continuing education hours are determined as one CE hour per training contact hour.
Tracey Bellamy P.E., CFPS has more than 25 years’ experience in the fire protection community including all areas of the fire sprinkler industry. He has extensive experience with fire suppression system design, fire hazard analysis and fire protection system inspection and testing. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer in 49 U.S. states, District of Columbia and Guam and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS).
He serves on several NFPA technical and correlating committees including NFPA 13, 15, 16, 25, 30, 30B, 101 and 5000 (building code). Bellamy is also a member of ASCE, NFPA, and SFPE.
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