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OFMA Virtual TEC November 1-2, 2021 

November 1, 2021 - Fire Alarm Plan Review, John Swanson 

Course description: This course will provide code officials responsible for reviewing and approving fire alarm drawings and design professionals responsible for designing fire alarm systems with the necessary information to ensure the system meets the minimum requirements outlined in the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. Persons responsible for designing and installing fire alarm systems will also benefit by having a better understanding of what is required per NFPA 72. Topics to be covered include: the new format and why it changed; battery calculations and voltage drop calculations; fire alarm fundamentals; proper installation criteria for initiating devices and notification appliances; elevator control function and interface; and compliant vs. non-compliant methods for transmitting the fire alarm signal from the protected premises to the supervising station.

November 2, 2021 - Updates 

Current topics include:

  • NFPA Updates, Ray Bizal:
    • Community Risk Assessment and Reduction Plans. NFPA 1730 requires community risk assessments as the basis for fire prevention programs. Learn what is required and the solutions available through NFPA 1300 and the new CRAIG 1300 data dashboard. 
    • Update and a significant focus on the new NFPA platform, NFPA LiNK, for delivering information and knowledge to you.
  • OSFM Update
  • Authorities & Responsibilities Presentation, Craig Andresen, DSFM
$125 for Members

$200 for Non-Members 

Interested in joining or renewing your membership: please visit this page and complete before registering for the OFMA Virtual TEC to receive the best price. Membership runs annually from July 1-June 30 and provides a discount to both the annual fall TEC event and the spring Annual Business Meeting/Training seminar. 

Scholarships available for this event, through the generous support of the Office of State Fire Marshal. Interested in applying, please submit an application by noon on October 27, to be considered.  

Register Here: OFMA Fall TEC

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