Keeping Current with Fire Protection System Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Requirements
About this session:
Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance (ITM) of fire protection systems is one of the most important things a facility manager can do to ensure operational readiness of these critical systems. Sometimes the tasks and even the frequency of the tasks can change from edition to edition of fire codes, making compliance difficult. In this interactive presentation, participants will learn about recent and significant changes to ITM standards and what these changes mean for the facility manager. In addition, attendees will be introduced to a new standard that establishes rules for the testing of integrated fire and life safety systems.
1. Describe the recent changes to NFPA 25, the Standard for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
2. Describe the recent ITM changes to NFPA 72, the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
3. Apply recent changes in fire sprinkler, fire alarm, and other fire protection ITM standards to your particular facility
4. Review how NFPA 4, the new integrated fire protection system testing standard, will affect you and when