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

Occupancy Classifications
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

   Equivalency discussion

Fire Protection Features and Occupancy Exercises
Friday, June 1, 2018, 1:30 – 3:30 PM CDT

   Walls, signage

   Fire detection, alarm and communication systems

   Sprinkler systems

   Occupancy exercises

      • New construction

      • Changing occupancy of existing buildings 

Webinar Instructions

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:

Operating System:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.12 (Sierra)

Web Browser:
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

     7.0 PDHs

     .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.


Robert Marshall

Contra Costa Fire Protection District

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.

There are 4 Courses in This Seminar

Fire Protection and Life Safety Design

Fire Protection and Life Safety Design

May 3, 2018 Webinar Robert Marshall
Occupancy Classifications

Occupancy Classifications

May 3, 2018 Webinar Robert Marshall
Means of Egress

Means of Egress

May 4, 2018 Webinar Robert Marshall
Fire Protection Features and Occupancy Exercises

Fire Protection Features and Occupancy Exercises

May 4, 2018 Webinar Robert Marshall