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June 13, 2017 - Understanding, Applying and Enforcing NFPA 25
June 14, 2017 - Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances

6/13/2017 to 6/14/2017
When: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: Berks County Fire Training Center
895 Morgantown Road
Reading, Pennsylvania  19611
United States


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June 13, 2017
Understanding, Applying & Enforcing NFPA 25


This highly interactive full day seminar describes the requirements for properly maintaining a water based fire protection system in accordance with NFPA 25. The seminar clearly describes the responsibilities for compliance & record keeping. It describes the specific scope of the standard, and identifies the various ways in which information related to changes in the system are handled. It describes the various Tables used in the standard, their specific purposes, and when to use which Tables. It involves the attendees in a significant number of exercises to describe various problems encountered, identify the proper section(s) of the standard that deals with it, and discuss how to deal with issues not covered by the standard that may still be encountered.

Learning Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this seminar the participant will be able to:

  1. Explain the areas to which the standard applies.
  2. Explain areas to which the standard does not apply, and how those areas are addressed.
  3. Explain the general definitions used in the standard that are common to all NFPA documents.
  4. Explain the various definitions specific to the standard, and their meaning.
  5. Discuss the impact and importance of the expanding number of definitions used in the standard and the necessity for them.
  6. Discuss the various Tables utilized throughout the standard and explain their respective purposes.
  7. Discuss and explain how to use the appropriate Table for the appropriate situation

For a complete syllabus, click HERE

A COPY OF NFPA 25 WILL BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR REGISTRATION.

 

 

June 14, 2017

Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances 

 

This full day seminar describes the responsibility of the contractor, owner and authority having jurisdiction for the proper installation of Fire Service Mains & Their Appurtenances as addressed in NFPA 24.

 

At the conclusion of this seminar the participant will be able to:

 

1.     Identify the standards and regulations that govern the installation of private fire service mains & their appurtenances

2.     Describe water supply sources, including fire department connections and the requirements governing them.

3.     Identify & describe the various valves used in private service mains and the requirements governing them.

4.     Identify, describe & explain the purpose and types of hose houses, hydrants & master streams

5.     Describe the components of underground fire service mains and the installation requirements associated with them

6.     Identify the various steps in providing restraint for fire service mains and apply those steps in calculating the appropriate size and volume of thrust & gravity blocks.

7.     Apply the hydraulic calculation principles required for private fire service mains by calculating allowed losses in these systems.

8.     Discuss the testing & acceptance criteria for private fire service mains, and apply the rules for leakage allowance for these systems by calculating the allowance for a fire protection system.

9.     Discuss the requirements for inspection, testing and maintenance for fire service mains and the appropriate standard that applies.

10.   Identify the proper documentation associated installation and inspection testing and maintenance of fire service mains.

 

For a complete syllabus, click HERE.

 

Participants are strongly encouraged to bring a copy of NFPA 24 and a calculator capable of calculating yx .





REGISTRATION FEE (per class):


Members or AHJs: $150 EARLY BIRD ($175 Two Weeks Before)

Non-Members: $325

 

   

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