Facility managers are consistently confronted with issues of fire and life safety code compliance. This is as a result of changing tenant needs, tenant fit ups and updated code requirements. The presenter will review common misunderstandings experienced by property managers and facility engineers and discuss successful strategies towards mitigating future code compliance issues. Attendees will gain a better understanding to common fire and life safety compliance issues facing facility managers and engineers that will include examples experienced by the presenter himself.
1. Gain an understanding of the applicability of building, fire and life safety codes to existing buildings.
2. Gain a better understanding of how to best interface with code authorities.
3. List the ten common fire and life safety code related issues citing examples and cost effective solutions.
4. Learn how to better recognize some common code problems and implementation strategies towards corrective action.