NFPA 13, 2019 Edition

December 14, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, Fire Safety News

HOSTED BY THE CANADIAN FIRE SAFETY ASSOCIATION

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Location: Underwriters Laboratories of Canada – 7 Underwriters Road, Toronto, ON M1E 3A9
Time: 8:30 a.m. registration and seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Meals: Continental breakfast will be provided
Certificate: A certificate of attendance will be issued by CFSA at the end of the seminar
Fees: $45.00 (including HST) for CFSA members
$55.00 (including HST) for non-members

Seminar Objective:

The objective of this seminar will be to review the changes to NFPA 13, “Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2019 edition.

Seminar Outline:

Significant changes being introduced in the 2019 edition of NFPA 13, “Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems” will be covered during this seminar including:

  • Reorganization of the standard,
  • New provisions for automated inspection and testing,
  • Corrosion mitigation,
  • Water supply adjustments,
  • System configurations and
  • Acceptance testing.

Who will benefit?

This seminar will benefit engineers, designers, consultants and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (building and fire departments).

Instructors Biography:

Larry Keeping, P.Eng. is a Senior Technical Specialist at PLC Fire Safety Solutions with extensive experience in the design and installation of automatic sprinkler systems, foam-water fire protection systems, standpipe systems, water supply and fire pump systems. He currently represents PLC as a special expert on the NFPA 13 Technical Committee on Sprinkler Systems Installation Criteria, the NFPA 13 Technical Committee on Sprinkler Systems Discharge Criteria and the NFPA 24 Technical Committee for the Installation of Private Service Mains. Larry also serves on the NFPA 25 Technical Committee on Inspection Testing and Maintenance of Water Based Systems.


How To Register
To register, you can use our secure online server or simply download our printable Registration Form (PDF), and mail or fax your completed Registration to the address indicated on the form.

This seminar may qualify for continuing education credits/learning hours when recertifying for designations (i.e. C.E.T., CFPS, CFEI, CFAA, etc.). This seminar will account for 2 hours.

Firestopping Codes, Tests and Applications

December 14, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, Fire Safety News

HOSTED BY THE CANADIAN FIRE SAFETY ASSOCIATION

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Location: Durham College – 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4 (Room G213)
Time: 8:30 a.m. registration and seminar from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Parking: The parking fee is included in the cost of the seminar
Meals: Continental breakfast will be provided
Certificate: A certificate of attendance will be issued by CFSA at the end of the seminar
Fees: $45.00 (including HST) for CFSA members
$55.00 (including HST) for non-members

Seminar Objective:

The objective of this seminar will be to review of code requirements, tests and applications of firestopping.

Seminar Outline:

This seminar will review the following information:

  • Introduction – Project Study
  • Ontario Building Code, 2012 including defined terms, fire separations, closures, continuity of fire separations and integrity of fire separations.
  • Engineering Judgements
  • Application issues and design considerations

Who will benefit?

This seminar will benefit engineers, designers, consultants and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (building and fire departments).

Instructors Biography:

Don Falconer founded Falconer Engineering and Testing in 2008 to provide Fire Protection Engineering Services and best apply his 39+ years of experience in fire protection and building construction.

Don’s career began in 1978 at Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada (ULC) where he gained expertise in testing and certifying construction materials–most notably full-scale fire testing of building constructions. At ULC he also had opportunity to participate in the fire safety standards and building codes development process.

Don spent the next 18 ••• years as Technical Manager with A/D Fire Protection Systems (now part of the Carboline Company), a leading manufacturer of sprayed fire-resistive materials, intumescent fire-resistive coatings for structural steel and fire stop systems. Don managed R&D, testing and certification, and the company’s technical/marketing support activities.

Don continues to participate actively with standards writing and industry organizations in order to always be up-to-date to best serve his clients, and to give back out of genuine concern for life safety.


How To Register
To register, you can use our secure online server or simply download our printable Registration Form (PDF), and mail or fax your completed Registration to the address indicated on the form.

This seminar may qualify for continuing education credits/learning hours when recertifying for designations (i.e. C.E.T., CFPS, CFEI, CFAA, etc.). This seminar will account for 2 hours.