Learn About Emergency Management from Industry Experts!
Earn a total of four Continuing Professional Development Credits (CPD) upon completion of the seminar.
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. – Coffee/Light Continental Breakfast/Networking
8:30 - Noon – Presentations
Noon - 1p.m. – Lunch/Networking
Special Guest Speakers
Jack Poole P.E., Fire Protection Engineer, and member of the NFPA 72 Technical Committee
Thomas Von Essen, 30th Commissioner, New York City Fire Department
UL 2572 – Impact on the Industry and Life Safety
UL 2572, Standard for Control and Communication Units for Mass Notification Systems, is the recently adopted UL Standard for Mass Notification or Emergency Communications equipment and systems. UL promulgated the standard to address the need for properly designed, tested and supervised equipment that is used in emergency communications systems during fire, medical, security, weather and other types of emergencies. Learn more about UL 2572, what effect it may have on specifications, its impact on the industry and what it means for you and your clients.
ECS Risk Analysis - What It Is and What It Means
The beginning of any comprehensive plan to protect a facility and its occupants begins with a Risk Analysis. Learn what should be part of a Risk Analysis, who is involved in reviewing the analysis and how it can influence emergency communications system design.
Clery Act – An Update
Clery Act: Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act
The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses. Recent changes to the Clery Act now require that all colleges and universities have an emergency plan in place. Find out in detail what the Clery Act requires and how it can determine emergency communications on a college campus.
Intelligibility Measurement Demo
This presentation will define intelligibility and what drives the intelligibility requirements for a voice fire alarm system, emergency communication system or a mass notification system to produce an intelligible voice signal. The presentation will provide guidance on how to design your voice system to achieve intelligible signals and how to perform testing using an intelligibility meter to confirm your system is in compliance with UFC 4-021-01 or NFPA 72 2010 Edition, Chapter 24.
CO Legislation and Life Safety
More than half the states in the U.S. have passed legislation requiring carbon monoxide monitoring and alarms in certain occupancies. See the requirements by state, what equipment is needed to effectively monitor the space and learn the direction that this trend is expected to follow in the next few years.