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Session 4 - Fire Alarms and the Codes - National Fire Protection Association Codes and Standards is a Course

Session 4 - Fire Alarms and the Codes - National Fire Protection Association Codes and Standards

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Overview
The fourth in a series of short courses for the fire alarm industry that explains the organization of the NFPA documents, the NFPA revision process, and the occupancy classifications within NFPA 101/NFPA 5000. The series consists of five sessions, each about 60 minutes long. The forth session covers: the organization of NFPA documents, the NFPA revision process, and the occupancy classifications within NFPA 101/NFPA 5000. All courses are taught by University of Maryland faculty from the Fire Protection Engineering Department. 

Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) members and graduates of the University of Maryland in Fire Protection Engineering receive a $10 discount. Refunds are not available for members who enroll and submit full payment. 

Session 4 – National Fire Protection Association Codes and Standards (Approximately 60 minutes)

  • Introduction (5 minutes)
  • Organization of the NFPA documents (5 minutes)
  • NFPA revision process (25 minutes)
  • Occupancy classifications within NFPA 101/NFPA 5000 (25 minutes)

When
The live lecture was recorded August 19, 2019. The recording and all course materials have been made available for participants to complete at their own pace through December 31, 2019.

Where
The live version was taught at the University of Maryland, College Park campus. The recorded series is now available to watch on-line from anywhere in the world.

Instructor
Kenneth E. Isman is a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland in the Fire Protection Engineering Department where he teaches classes in fire protection systems design, life safety analysis and performance-based design.  He is a Licensed Professional Engineer and has been inducted as a Fellow of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers.  He has experience as a member of more than 14 Technical Committees of the NFPA and has worked to implement building codes, fire codes and industry standards at the national, state and local levels.  He has served on several model code committees and has spearheaded meaningful changes through the model codes used throughout the United States.

Non-credit programs, courses, and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) do not post to the University of Maryland transcript and do not count towards a student's academic record. Neither a grade nor credit is earned. Students do not receive a University ID card and will not be granted access to University facilities such as recreation, transportation, and campus events. Non-credit students may access UMD Libraries as Visitors.