Fire Safety Summit
- Electrical Safety in the Workplace – Protecting Against Arc Flash
- ITM Frequencies for Fire Pumps – NFPA 25 Chapter 8
- NFPA 80 Fire Door Assemblies Yearly Testing – Vital Details
Hosted By – John Duraes, Directors of Facilities & Engineering, Signature Healthcare
Education Contact Hours 1.5/ CEUs 0.15
About the Presenters
Gil Moniz, NFPA Senior Electrical Specialist
Gil Moniz is a Senior Electrical Specialist on staff at NFPA. Previously Northeast Field Representative for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association; a Massachusetts Master Electrician and licensed journeyman; a Rhode Island licensed journeyman; and advisor to, multiple New York City, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts electrical committees and advisory boards.
Chad Duffy, CFPS, NFPA Senior Fire Protection Engineer
Chad Duffy is a Senior Fire Protection Engineer on staff at NFPA. Chad holds a degree in Fire Protection Engineering Technology, is NICET-certified in Water-Based Layout, and is a CFPS – Certified Fire Protection Specialist.
Kristin Bigda, P.E., NFPA Principal Fire Protection Engineer
Kristin Bigda is a Principal Fire Protection Engineer on staff at NFPA. She is a registered professional engineer (P.E.) and holds a Master’s Degree in fire protection engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Fire Doors and Windows Technical Committee NFPA 80 and 105.
Electrical Safety in the Workplace – Protecting Against Arc Flash
Facility managers are responsible for the safety of personnel performing electrical work in the facility. Understand arc flash hazards; how arc flash hazards can be evaluated; and how a pro-gram to minimize or mitigate arc flash hazards can be employed to protect workers.
- understand what arc flash hazards are;
- realize that evaluation techniques for arc flash hazards exist; and
- know minimization/mitigation methods against arc flash must be utilized.
ITM Frequencies for Fire Pumps – NFPA 25 Chapter 8
Scheduling ITM and maintaining fire pumps in your facility. Overview of NFPA 25, Chapter 8 Fire Pumps, focusing on what inspections, testing, and maintenance activities need to be per-formed and when. Review the testing to be performed after a fire pump has been repaired.
- know how to navigate Chapter 8 of NFPA 25 to find ITM frequencies for fire pumps;
- understand which ITM activities are required to be performed; and
- Apply the testing requirements to a fire pump assembly after it has been repaired.
NFPA 80 Fire Door Assemblies Yearly Testing – Hot Topics
Ensuring that the required yearly inspection of fire door assemblies is performed in your facil-ity. Updates on hot topics such as (a) the installation of fire pins for “less bottom rod” door pairs; (b) inspection timing philosophies that can affect inspection compliance rates; (c) quali-fications for personnel conducting fire door assembly inspections; (d) one path for earning in-spection credentials, and (e) common door deficiencies to guard against.
- understand issues associated with the unanswered question of who can install fire pins;
- Options—Scheduling fire door assembly inspections, different inspection compliance rates
- understand the skills mix needed to perform fire door assembly inspections.
11:30 -12:00: Lunch and Networking
12:00 – 1:30: Presentation Fire Safety Summit
1:45 – 2:00: MHFPS Business Meeting