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Fire Alarm Installations: Applicable Codes & StandardsISC West is one of the top industry resources for vendor  security and network training. The event, slated for April 2-4, includes over 75 sessions and provides critical information on the newest technologies in security. At the event, Telgian’s VP of Integrated Systems, Tom Parrish, will present Fire Alarm Installations: A Review of Applicable Codes and Standards. 

A safety and security industry expert, Parrish has more than 25 years of experience in emergency response, as well as fire service, and has held positions with municipal fire, law enforcement and emergency medical services. A board-certified Physical Security Professional, he is Vice President with fire, life safety and security industry leader Telgian. 

As an industry leader, Parrish  serves on several NFPA technical committees including NFPA 72 Signaling Systems for the Protection of Life and Property and Emergency Communications Systems. In addition, Parrish is a Board Member of the Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) and is a senior instructor for NFPA. His professional credentials include Level IV NICET Certified Fire Alarm Technician, Level III NICET Inspections and Testing, Certified Fire Protection Specialist and Master Electrician. 

Parrish’s session will review the standards that cover some of the requirements present in the adopted building codes and installation standards that apply to all construction, highlight proper installation methods, and identify the codes and standards to be followed for proper fire alarm installation. This information will not only help ensure that the installation is code compliant, but will provide information that is required to allow all of the costs associated with this activity to be properly estimated. Fire Alarm Installations: A Review of Applicable Codes and Standards will also address the inter-relationship and application of both the National Electrical Code and The National Fire Alarm Code.

Learning Objectives:     

  1. Determine the applicable sections of the electrical code as they apply to fire alarm installations.
  2. Demonstrate the fundamentals of how the National Electrical Code (NEC) works.
  3. Properly prepare documents for installations that comply with both the electrical and fire alarm codes.

For more information or to register for this conference please visit ISC West

Media and Interview Inquiries for Tom Parrish:

Susan McNeill

Telgian Holdings, Inc.


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