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NFPA 101A - Guide to Alternative Approaches to Life Safety

  • September 13, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Polk State College – Center for Public Safety - 1251 Jim Keene Blvd., Winter Haven 33881
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The Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

in conjunction with the

Florida Fire Sprinkler Association Presents

NFPA 101A - Guide to Alternative Approaches to Life Safety - 4 hrs

The 20-years process on upgrading fire safety in existing high-rise condominiums continues but is nearing an end.  This class focuses on the intent of Florida Laws that push for alternative solutions for fire safety.  Discussion on the provisions of the NFPA 101A Fire Safety Evaluation System will be in detail to ensure best practices in fire official management of the process.  And breakout groups will be given examples for evaluation intended to help understand the FSES process.

This class will:

  • Increase the awareness of AHJ to the fire and building codes and Florida Laws as they relate to Sprinkler Systems in High Rises and alternative means of compliance. 
  • Provide knowledge to the student on the NFPA 101A Fire Safety Evaluation System
  • Give the student practice in utilizing the NFPA 101A Fire Safety Evaluation System
Four contact hours approved for Fire and Life Safety Educator, Fire Code Administrator, Fire Investigator I and II, Fire Safety Inspector I and II, and Instructor I, II, III with these courses.  

Date: September 13th, 2019
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Location:
Polk State College – Center for Public Safety
1251 Jim Keene Blvd.
Winter Haven, FL 33881

Cost: Free for members of the FFMIA            

Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.

Instructors:
Buddy Dewar

Buddy Dewar is the former Director of Florida’s State Fire Marshal’s Office and is an internationally known fire safety expert.  His fire service career includes US Army arson investigations, fire suppression chief, and former Superintendent of the Florida State Fire College.  Buddy received a BA degree in Economics and a MBA, and was inducted into Sigma Beta Delta, an international honor society in business, management, and administration in recognition of his academic achievements.

Contact Person:
Cheryl Edwards, Fire Marshal, Lakeland Fire Department, 863-834-8261, Cheryl.edwards@lakelandgov.net  or
Anita Black Regional Director FFMIA, anita.black@ffmia.org or 
Philip Oakes, Training Coordinator 307-433-8078

Class Numbers: 101158

Course Numbers: RN:15445


 

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