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Telgian’s Russ Leavitt to Present at EXPO Fire Protection 2023

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If you are attending EXPO Fire Protection & International Congress October 10-11, don’t miss “Challenges of Alternative Suppression Methods” by Telgian Executive Chairman Russ Leavitt. The session will be held on Wednesday, October 11, from 9:00 – 10:00 am and will include simultaneous translation.

During the presentation, participants will learn about the challenges presented by special hazards and the use of alternatives to standard fire sprinkler protection scenarios. It will also explore today’s rapidly evolving hazards with a focus on storage occupancies including Automatic Storage Retrieval Systems (ASRS) and new commodity classifications. 

Learn more about the event at EXPO Fire Protection 2023

About Russell B. Leavitt, CFPS, SET

Russ Leavitt is the Executive Chair of Telgian Holdings. With over 42 years of experience, he holds a Level IV certification from NICET in Fire Sprinkler Layout and Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) designation. He is Chair of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors and the former chair of the NFPA 13 Sprinkler System Discharge Criteria technical committee. He continues to serve on the committee along with the NFPA 13 Installation committee as well as the NFPA 3, NFPA 4 909, and 914 technical committees. Russ conducts seminars internationally on a variety of fire and life safety related subjects and has authored numerous articles and training materials.

For interview inquiries with Russell B. Leavitt, CFPS, SET, please contact Susan McNeill, Corporate Communications Manager, at

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