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NFPA instructors will be in the "Emerald City" of Seattle, Washington November 7-11, 2016 teaching five NFPA classes at the Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square. The hotel is located in what is known as Seattle's first neighborhood and is a short walk from the Central Link light rail system, Pike Place Market, CenturyLink Field and SafeCo Field.

 

Registration is open for the following classes:

 

November 7-9, 2016

 

NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems (2016)

 

NFPA 72®: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (2016)

 

NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®) (2017) Essentials

 

November 10, 2016

 

NFPA 25, Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems (2017)

 

November 10-11, 2016

 

NFPA 70E®: Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2015)

 

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Check out Visit Seattle for the latest info on what's going on in and around the city when you're not in class.

 

Learn more about NFPA Training. Our codes and standards classroom training is offered in 20+ U.S. cities each year - pick the locations and courses that work for you. We also offer online training, customized onsite programs, certification programs, educational conferences, and more.

CSITMS-FM logo-rgb.jpgThe NFPA Certified Sprinkler ITM Specialist (CSITMS) for Facility Managers program was created after extensive market research was conducted with facility managers from a wide range of industries. The research indicated a strong desire to have a credential that highlights their knowledge of the many challenges associated with a proper inspection, testing, and maintenance program for water-based fire protection systems, and how to keep their facilities in compliance with the 2014 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems.

 

To earn your CSITMS for Facility Managers, complete the application and pass the online exam. Earning this professional certification indicates your:

  • Competence with inspection, testing and maintenance of water-based fire protection systems, and how to keep facilities in compliance
  • Proficiency in the use of NFPA 25
  • Professionalism
  • Dedication to personal professional development

 

The CSITMS exam is a computer-based three-hour open-book examination, containing 100 multiple-choice questions. The exam is based on the 2014 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems and is designed to evaluate the candidate’s knowledge of ITM principles and code application skills. NFPA 25  is the only reference source that may be present during the examination.

 

For more information about CSITMS go to: nfpa.org/csitms or contact NFPA Certification Department, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02169 Tel: +1 617 984-7509; Fax: +1 617 984-7127; email: csitmsfm@nfpa.org

NFPA is constantly developing new training programs to fit your needs. The NFPA Training Department is working with individual states to gain approval for NFPA CEUs for your state licensure renewal.

 

NFPA 70 and NFPA 70E courses may be applicable to the CEU requirements for your state licensure renewal. Currently, electrical courses are available for CO, FL, GA, KY, MN, NM, NC, OK, TX, UT, and WI with more in the works. For more information go to: nfpa.org/slp or click on each individual state for the applicable programs.

 

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CEPSS-FM-logo-rgb.jpgThe NFPA Certified Emergency Power Systems Specialist (CEPSS) for Facility Managers program was created after extensive market research was conducted with facility managers from a wide range of industries. The research indicated a strong desire to have a credential that highlights their knowledge of the many challenges associated with emergency and standby power, as well as stored electrical energy emergency and standby power systems, and how to keep their facilities in compliance with the 2016 editions of NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems, and NFPA 111, Standard on Stored Electrical Energy Emergency and Standby Power Systems.

 

Paul Dunphy, Electrical Inspector and Compliance Coordinator for Harvard University was involved in the development of the certification. He states, “It is critical to life safety that a facility manager understands the operation and maintenance requirements of generator systems. This certification helps demonstrate your knowledge of critical building life safety systems and their role in overall building operations.”

 

To earn your CEPSS for Facility Managers, complete the application and pass the online exam. Earning this professional certification indicates your:

  • Competence with both emergency and standby power and stored electrical energy emergency and standby power systems
  • Proficiency in the use of NFPA 110 and NFPA 111
  • Professionalism
  • Dedication to personal professional development

 

The CEPSS exam is a computer-based three-hour open-book examination, containing 100 multiple-choice questions. The exam is based on the 2016 editions of NFPA 110, Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems, and NFPA 111, Standard on Stored Electrical Energy Emergency and Standby Power Systems and is designed to evaluate the candidate’s knowledge of emergency power supply systems principles and code application skills. These are the only reference sources that may be present during the examination.

 

For more information about CEPSS go to: nfpa.org/cepss or contact NFPA Certification Department, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02169 Tel: +1 617 984-7509; Fax: +1 617 984-7127; email: cepssfm@nfpa.org

NFPA instructors will be in Dallas October 24-28 teaching four NFPA classes at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Dallas Downtown. If you're familiar with the area, the location is right in the heart of Dallas (the nearest subway station is the DART West End Station). And the Crowne Plaza is just 3 blocks away from the Main Street entertainment District and 4 blocks away from the The AT&T Performing Arts Center.

 

Registration is open for the following classes:

 

October 24-26, 2016

 

NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems (2016)

 

NFPA 72®: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (2016)

 

NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®) (2017) Essentials

 

October 27-28, 2016

 

NFPA 70E®: Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2015)

 

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Visit the Dallas Convention and Visitor's Bureau for the latest info on what's going on in the city and things to do when you're not in class.

 

Learn more about NFPA Training. Our codes and standards classroom training is offered in 20+ U.S. cities each year - pick the locations and courses that work for you. We also offer online training, customized onsite programs, certification programs, educational conferences, and more.

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Download the NFPA Fall Training catalog PDF.

 

Safe Confined Space Entry and Work Training

 

On average every year in the U.S., 92 workers are killed while working in or adjacent to confined spaces. Enroll now for vital guidance on how NFPA 350: Guide for Safe Confined Space Entry and Work helps you recognize, evaluate, and control confined space hazards.

 

 

2017 NEC® Training

 

NFPA 70: National Electrical Code is one of the most recognized documents. Choose from more options than ever before! 2017 NEC Essentials Classroom Training provides expert instruction in a city near you. Learn at your own pace with the 2017 NEC Online Training Series. Or take the new NEC Navigator Online Training to get an essential grounding in today’s Code.

 

 

2012 NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 Training

 

NFPA training helps you understand the impact of the recent CMS adoptions on your facility. Intensive two-day 2012 NFPA 99, and three-day 2012 NFPA 101 Essentials for Health Care Classroom Trainings are coming to a city near you. Or, learn at your own pace on PC or laptop with the 2012 NFPA 99 Online Series. Enroll today!

 

 

Fire Protection Training

 

Gain a fundamental understanding of how the 2017 edition of NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems works to help ensure sprinklers are ready for action. NFPA 25 Classroom Training includes discussion and job-based activities, or go online for a self-paced introduction. New expert-led NFPA Hands-On Training for Facilities Managers deepens your understanding of fire protection and life safety systems with demonstrations in a state-of-the-art lab .

 

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2-Day Classroom Training

NFPA 70E®: Electrical Safety in the Workplace

November 10-11, 2016 Warren, New Jersey

 

70E2.JPGNFPA 70E®: Electrical Safety in the Workplace 2-Day Classroom Training is now scheduled for November 10-11, 2016 in Warren, New Jersey.

 

NFPA 70E®: Electrical Safety in the Workplace teaches you how to apply the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E to assess electrical risks and reduce employee exposure to potentially deadly hazards. This 2-day course is available around the country and may be counted toward the 40-hour electrical safety training requirement of the CESCP and CESW certifications. Additional locations include: Denver, Dallas, Seattle, Durham, Quincy, Orlando, and Anaheim.

 

Each year, electrical dangers in the workplace cause hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries. NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace® -- the Standard originally developed at OSHA's request -- is the key to saving lives, reducing liability, and avoiding loss due to electrical incidents. NFPA's clear, authoritative instruction teaches you how to apply the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E to assess electrical risks and reduce employee exposure to potentially deadly hazards.

 

This dynamic, expert-led course uses activities, exercises, videos, job aids, and templates to provide you with the right tools to help set up and follow an electrical safety program, as well as help document safety procedures for compliance with OSHA 1910 Subpart S and OSHA 1926 Subpart K. Whether you're an employer responsible for personnel safety or an employee tasked with identifying and addressing electrical hazards, NFPA 70E training is vital. Complete details for this 2-day training are available HERE.

 

Did you know? If you have 10 or more colleagues our instructors will come to you—so your staff doesn't have to go anywhere! Find out more about on-site training at your facility.

 

Learn more about NFPA Training. Our codes and standards classroom training is offered in 20+ U.S. cities each year - pick the locations and courses that work for you. We also offer online training, customized onsite programs, certification programs, educational conferences, and more.

TRAINING FOR LIFE

3-Day Hands-on Training

NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems 

November 7-9, 2016 Warren, New Jersey 

 

NFPA 25: Hands-On Inspection Testing and Maintenance of Water Based Fire Protection Systems combines classroom learning with hands-on training in a state-of-the-art lab environment. Review NFPA 25, chapter-by-chapter with an expert NFPA instructor then apply what you’ve learned on actual equipment. With a better understanding of NFPA 25 along with the hands-on experience you should save time and money on planning, installations, reviews, maintenance, training and more.

 

Complete course details are available HERENFPA Members save an additional 10%.

 

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Learn more about NFPA Training. Our codes and standards classroom training is offered in 20+ U.S. cities each year - pick the locations and courses that work for you. We also offer online training, customized onsite programs, certification programs, educational conferences, and more.

NFPA 13 Storage Protection Requirements and Assessment (2016) Online Training Series

stateonline_200b.pngThis 3-part interactive online training introduces students to the basic principles for the application, design, and assessment of automatic sprinkler systems protecting miscellaneous and warehouse storage occupancies. Based on the 2016 edition of NFPA 13, this training is ideal for anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating, or installing water-based fire protection systems, including: designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, insurers, and architects.

 

Bruce Clarke, PE was integral to the development of the course and says, “The new NFPA 13 online storage series training builds on your basic understanding of NFPA 13 by detailing the terminology and concepts used with storage analysis and design. Plus, participants are taken through “real world” reviews during the practice activities. The series covers basic concepts and terminology followed by a focused session on rack storage and then floor/other storage arrangements both typically and atypically seen.”


Learn more about the NFPA 13 Storage Protection Requirements and Assessment Online Training.

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Learn more about NFPA Training. Our codes and standards classroom training is offered in 20+ U.S. cities each year - pick the locations and courses that work for you. We also offer online training, customized onsite programs, certification programs, educational conferences, and more.

 

TRAINING FOR LIFE

NFPA 2-Day Hands-on Training for Facilities Managers: Essentials for Life Safety and Fire Protection

Nov. 10-11, 2016 • Cranston, RI

 

Learn about the life-saving systems that protect your building's occupants, and see those systems in action.

• Classroom instruction led by experts from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA®)

• Special hands-on training and demonstrations of the critical fire protection and life safety equipment in a state-of-the-art training facility

 

See requirements in practice:
NFPA 101®: The Life Safety Code
NFPA 72®: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
NFPA 25: Inspection Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems

 

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Get the insights and know-how you need to manage vendors, provide answers to AHJs and, ultimately, keep your occupants safe. Ideal for anyone concerned with facility safety and code compliance including: facility maintenance personnel, building owners, engineers, designers, and project managers.

 

Complete details for this 2-day training are available HERE.

 

Learn more about NFPA Training. Our codes and standards classroom training is offered in 20+ U.S. cities each year - pick the locations and courses that work for you. We also offer online training, customized onsite programs, certification programs, educational conferences, and more.

nfpa350dallas.pngOn average every year in the U.S., 92 workers are killed working in or adjacent to confined spaces. By law, employers must comply with applicable OSHA regulations such as 29 CFR 1910.146 and 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA.

 

NFPA announces a NEW two-day training that uses the requirements of OSHA as a base but goes beyond OSHA regulations to provide practical guidance on how to comply with the requirements in these regulations. You’ll learn directly from NFPA code experts about NFPA 350’s provisions that help you recognize, evaluate, and control hazards, so you can avoid devastating accidents. Scenario-based, hands-on exercises and collaborative discussion help you interpret and apply concepts.

 

This class is valuable resource for anyone who designs, enters, or works in confined spaces, or supervises workers in a facility that has one or more confined spaces, including: facility managers, engineers, safety and compliance managers, risk managers, plant technicians, industrial hygienists, technicians/workers, and contractors/installers.

 

Make the time for this important training. The class will be held in Dallas this October.

 

October 26-27, 2016

Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown Dallas

 

NFPA® has created a 5-minute, online program to help employees identify confined spaces. Developed by Nancy Pearce, CIH, Senior Fire Protection Engineer and staff liaison to the NFPA 350 Technical Committee, this interactive program is a great resource for you to share. Plus the program serves as a preview of the format of the online training series. Click here to start the program.

 

Learn more at: nfpa.org/training

NFPA Online Training may be applicable to the CEU requirements for your Electrical License. Currently, electrical courses are available for Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Texas, North Carolina, and Wisconsin with more in the works. Each self-paced series qualifies for 6 - 8 hours (depending on the state) towards your license renewal. For more information on what courses can be applied to your license renewal, please select a state below.

 

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NFPA Training is coming to St. Louis! The NFPA training experts will be teaching at the Crowne Plaza St. Louis - Downtown from October 3-7, 2016. The following classes will be taught on these days:

 

Monday- Wednesday

NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) (2017) Essentials -

NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (2016)

NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems (2016)

 

Thursday

NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems (2017)

 

Thursday - Friday

NFPA 70E: Electrical Safety in the Workplace (2015)

 

This is a great time to earn those last CEUs to meet your professional education requirements for the year. Or simply get the latest code training from the source - NFPA. We've taken care of all of the content for getting your code training up-to-date during the day...It's up to you to fill your activities at night—so to help you find fantastic restaurants, and other activities, visit explorestlouis.com or check out this schedule of events during this October event: American Arts Experience St. Louis.

 

For more information about NFPA Training go to: nfpa.org/training

 

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NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems (2017) 1-Day Classroom Training is scheduled for October 6 in St. Louis, November 10 in Seattle, and December 15 in Orlando. 

This new, one-day NFPA training uses collaborative discussion and job-based activities to explain inspection and testing rules for sprinkler system components, signs of corrosion, managing impairments, the owner's responsibilities for compliance, and ITM task frequencies. Click here for more information and to reserve your seat.

 

You might even consider buckling down and doing 4-days of training all at once with NFPA 13 training on Monday through Wednesday and NFPA 25 training on Thursday. Learn more here:

 

NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems (2016)

 

NFPA 25: ITM of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems (2017)

 

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NFPA has created a 5-minute online training program to help identify confined spaces. You may have a confined space on your property and not even know it. Developed by Nancy Pearce, CIH, Senior Fire Protection Engineer and staff liaison to the NFPA 350 Technical Committee, this interactive program is a great resource for you to share.

 

NFPA 350: Safe Confined Space Entry and Work Online Training Series is dedicated to protecting workers from confined space hazards. Three one-hour online modules use a combination of scenario-based interactive exercises, onscreen visuals, and video to explain how to protect personnel who enter into confined spaces for inspection or testing or to perform associated work. Knowledge checks and printable job aids help ensure you're ready to apply concepts effectively on the job.

 

NFPA also offers a 2-day training with practical guidance on how to comply with the requirements in the OSHA regulations. The expert-led NFPA 350: Guide for Safe Confined Space Entry and Work training program is designed to help you identify, evaluate, and control confined space hazards, so you can avoid potentially deadly incidents. October classes are filling quickly so don’t delay! Learn more here

 

NFPA 350: Guide for Safe Confined Space Entry and Work, 2016 Edition, is available in a book format and by

clicking on free access to review online. This all-new Guide is essential for anyone who designs, enters or works in confined spaces, or supervises workers in a facility that has one or more confined spaces including facility managers, risk managers, safety directors, architects, engineers, industrial hygienists, construction workers, and technicians. Be prepared to recognize, evaluate, and control confined space entry hazards.

 

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