Free webinars from the Research Foundation

Blog Post created by ryan.quinn Employee on Jan 26, 2015

The Research Foundation is excited to announce its annual slate of free webinars. In 2015, six webinars will be offered to all those interested at absolutely no cost on the following subjects:

February - Assessment of Hazardous Voltage/Current in Marinas, Boatyards and Floating Buildings

April – Wildland Fire Ignition Pathways

June – Smoke Alarm Nuisance Source Characterization

August – PV Update - Insurers Perspective

October – Smart Firefighting

December – ESFRs and Obstructions 

WEBAHVThe first webinar of the year is entitled Assessment of Hazardous Voltage/Current in Marinas, Boatyards and Floating Buildings. Delivered by John Adey, President of American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), the webinar will present the results of the recently completed Foundation report. The goal of this project was to identify and summarize available information that clarifies the problem of hazardous voltage/current in marinas, boatyards and floating buildings, and to develop a mitigation strategy to address identified hazards.

This first webinar will take place on February 10, 2015 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm; register here.

This series of webinars is sponsored by the Fire Protection Research Foundation with support from: Eaton Corporation; Globe Fire Sprinkler Corporation; IKEA; Proctor & Gamble; Property Insurance Research Group (PIRG); SimplexGrinnell; Tyco Fire Protection Products; Viking Sprinkler Corporation; Zurich Insurance; National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)