Telgian Corporation’s Vice President, Tom Parrish, will instruct at the four day NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code Training Program on January 30 – February 2, 2019. The training event, organized by the Fire & Security Association of India, Gujarat Chapter, will cover the key aspects of the design, installation and basic maintenance of protective signaling systems.
Upon completion of the training, attendees will be able to locate, interpret and correctly apply the requirements found within NFPA 72. Continuing education credits will be awarded at 0.7 per day for successful completion of each day of training.
NFPA 72, a standard published by the National Fire Protection Association, provides the latest safety provisions to meet society’s changing fire detection, signaling and emergency communications demands. In addition to the core focus on fire alarm systems, the Code also includes requirements for mass notification systems used for weather emergencies, terrorist events, biological, chemical and nuclear emergencies, as well as other threats.
“NFPA 72 is widely considered to be one of the most important documents for fire, life safety and security professionals. Its detailed and comprehensive approach to detection and alarm systems ensures that it has been adopted as the gold standard, not only in virtually every state in the US, but also in numerous countries throughout the world,” explains Parrish. “For those in the fire, life safety and security industry, understanding NFPA 72 and its history, language and nuances, as well as additions for 2019, is absolutely essential.”
With over 30 years’ of experience in fire protection and emergency response, Parrish has held various positions with municipal fire, law enforcement and emergency medical services, as well as in private industry system design and installation programs. He currently serves on several NFPA technical committees including NFPA 72 Emergency Communication Systems, NFPA 72 Supervising Station Systems, NFPA 3 & 4 and NFPA 1221, NEC-CP16, NFPA 99, NFPA 92, NFPA 3000 and the NFPA 72 Correlating Committee.
An experienced presenter, Parrish has instructed fire, life safety and security seminars and training events throughout the US and around the globe. These include programs based on industry standards such as NFPA 70, 70E, 101, as well as those addressing local requirements.
His professional credentials include Level IV NICET Certified Fire Alarm Technician, Level III NICET Inspections and Testing, Certified Fire Protection Specialist and Master Electrician. In addition, Parrish is board-certified as a Physical Security Professional by ASIS.
To learn more about the NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code Training Program in Ahmedabad, India, please visit Fire & Security Association of India.
Since 1985, Telgian has served as a trusted partner to clients around the globe, providing innovative fire, security, life safety consulting and engineering/design services, keeping facilities safe, compliant and on budget.
Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ with seven regional offices across the nation, Telgian provides service throughout the US and abroad. Telgian offers clients a comprehensive, single-source solution for all of their fire protection, security and life safety needs.
Telgian is comprised of:
- TELGIAN ENGINEERING & CONSULTING is a full-service global engineering/risk mitigation consultancy specializing in complex, multi-discipline projects. Since 1985, Telgian has partnered with architects, engineers, developers, risk/facility management firms, construction teams and government agencies to provide services for the protection of people, property, information, and organizational mission against preventable losses.
- TELGIAN FIRE SAFETY provides professional Life Safety Systems testing, inspections and repair to 45,000+ locations annually. Expertise includes Fire Sprinkler, Fire Alarm and Clean Agent Systems, Fire Extinguishers, Kitchen Hood Suppression Systems, Backflow Systems, Emergency/Exit Lights, Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Monitoring, plus Inventory Tracking, Capital Replacement Programs, and Budgeting/Forecasting.
- TELGIAN MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES is a supplier of software for management of CFATS/RCSC compliance regulation requirements/best practices. TMT’s cloud-based relational database application, Telgian Compliance Manager (TCM™), tracks security compliance solutions, provides real-time secure data management, allows submission/tracking of forms/reports, adheres to 50+ global compliance IT standards and includes denial-of-services protection.
For more information, please visit Telgian.com.