Fire, security and life safety services provider Telgian today announced that Dan Vandergriff, Vice President of Operations for Telgian Engineering & Consulting, will present Prioritizing Fire Protection Upgrades with Limited Budgets at the Shared Purchasing Solutions Healthcare Member Conference November 2-3. Shared Purchasing Solutions (SPS) is a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) based in Wisconsin and an affiliate member of Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes. The conference will be held at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center at Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
Vandergriff’s session will present a systematic method for assessing needed corrective actions against the fire protection and life safety improvement benefit of each to identify the greatest associated cost benefit. Participants will learn strategies for prioritizing fire protection upgrades when several are needed, managing costs and long-term planning.
“Limited budgets, competing priorities and time constraints can complicate assessment and implementation of needed fire and life protection upgrades,” said Vandergriff. “I look forward to sharing strategies for managing and maximizing fire and life safety investments for the long-term within limited budgets with healthcare facility managers and campus safety officials.”
Vandergriff oversees operations of the engineering, consulting, fire alarm design and fire suppression design teams for Telgian Engineering & Consulting, a strategic business unit of Telgian. Telgian is a worldwide provider of fire protection, security, and life safety services.
Vandergriff is an industry-recognized and respected professional who routinely lectures and authors for industry periodicals. With more than 20 years in the fire protection and life safety industry, Vandergriff began his career as a firefighter and is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), Fire Officer III, ICC- Fire Plans Examiner, IFSAC/ICC- Fire Inspector III and is NICET II Certified for Fire Sprinkler Layout and Design. Vandergriff specializes in consulting services to large commercial, storage, industrial and manufacturing clients, as well as code compliance and interpretation for large retail uses; aircraft maintenance hangars, storage warehouses, and high hazard high piled stock facilities.
In addition, he serves as a member on NFPA 22, Standard for Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection and NFPA 1037, Standard on Fire Marshall Professional Qualifications.
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 other disasters. The result is productive, profitable environments that keep businesses safe and compliant.
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