Telgian’s Chief Engineering Officer Tracey Bellamy will present the Fire Smarts “Managing System Impairments and Use of Fire Watch” webinar on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern (including Q&A time). This course will cover the actions needed in order to effectively manage fire protection system impairments, including the use of fire watch.
During this webinar, Bellamy will provide an explanation of how both emergency and preplanned impairments are defined by the various codes and standards. Examples will be included, which illustrate the range of conditions that might fall within the bounds of the definition, with follow-up discussion on the need for reasonable judgement when developing the appropriate measures for managing the impairment.
In addition, the presentation will cover the required actions that must be completed as a result of an impairment including notifications, tagging, corrective action and implementation of required compensatory measures.
- Explain the definition of an emergency and preplanned impairment as provided by NFPA 1, NFPA 25, NFPA 72 and the International Fire Code.
- Know the impairment responsibilities of each of the stakeholders involved.
- Learn appropriate judgement in defining a condition as an impairment, as well as the selection of appropriate compensatory measures.
- Understand the responsibilities and necessary approval for use of a fire watch as part of managing of an impairment.
About Tracey Bellamy, PE, CFPS
With over 25 years of experience, Tracey Bellamy is uniquely qualified to present the Managing Fire Protection System Impairments and Use of Fire Watch webinar. His experience includes all areas of the fire sprinkler industry such as fire suppression system design, fire hazard analysis and fire protection system inspection and testing.
Bellamy is licensed as a Professional Engineer in 49 U.S. states, District of Columbia and Guam. He is also a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS).
Bellamy serves on several NFPA technical and correlating committees including National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 13, 15, 16, 25, 30, 30B, 101 and 5000 (building code). He is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE).
To learn more or register for the Managing Fire Protection System Impairments and Use of Fire Watch webinar, please visit Fire Smarts.
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Telgian Holdings, Inc.