Complying with Fire and Building Codes Seminar
Introduction to Fire Protection and Life Safety Design
Thursday, May 31, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
International Fire Code
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes
Scope and purpose of codes and ordinances
Special occupancies: health care facilities and others
Thursday, May 31, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT
General requirements and criteria
• Change of use and /or change of occupancy
• Hazard classifications
Life safety issues
Design specifications and scenarios
Evaluation and documentation
Means of Egress
Friday, June 1, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
Exit access, discharge and other components
• Impediments to egress
Calculating and determining occupant loads
• Gross vs. net
Arrangement of exits
Fire Protection Features and Occupancy Exercises
Friday, June 1, 2018, 1:30 – 3:30 PM CDT
Fire detection, alarm and communication systems
• New construction
• Changing occupancy of existing buildings
Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.
Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the date of the conclusion of the series.
Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.
GoToWebinar system requirements:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.12 (Sierra)
Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge v12+, Safari v6+
Internet connection: Hardware:
Minimum of 1Mbps 2GB RAM or more
7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 HSW LUs
.7 CEUs (Fire)
Continuing Education Credit Information
HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885) and is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in New York. These webinars are not approved for Florida architects. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. Check each webinar for the number of continuing education hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. These webinars offer engineer continuing education credit in all states. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council Preferred Provider (1232). Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and HSW LUs will be reported to the AIA. Please see individual course listings for credit approval.
Fire Marshal with the Contra Costa Fire Protection DistrictMr. Marshall has served as fire marshal with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District since 2014. Previously he served in the same district as fire prevention Captain and as an inspector. Mr. Marshall received his bachelor’s degree in Fire Science/Management from the American Public University System. Under the direction of the Fire Marshal, the Fire Prevention Bureau has five main divisions: Code Enforcement and Inspection, Engineering and Plan Review, Public Education, Fire Investigation, and Exterior Hazard Control. The Fire Prevention Bureau provides the highest level of fire prevention services through comprehensive inspections and code enforcement, plan review and engineering services, public education, fire investigations, and exterior hazard control to ensure properties are properly constructed in accordance with local and state codes. The Fire Prevention Bureau provides fire prevention services to citizens who live or work in the cities of Antioch, Clayton, Concord, Lafayette, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Pittsburg, San Pablo, and Walnut Creek, and in the unincorporated communities of north Alamo, Bay Point, Clyde, East Richmond Heights, El Sobrante, Montalvan Manor, North Richmond, Pacheco and Tara Hills. The Fire Prevention Bureau also serves the East Contra Costa Fire District under contract by providing fire prevention services for the cities of Brentwood, Oakley and the unincorporated communities of Bethel Island, Byron, Discovery Bay, and Knightsen.