Fire Protection and Building Codes Webinar Series
Fire Protection and Life Safety Design
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
• International Fire Code
• National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes
Scope and purpose of codes and ordinances
Special occupancies: health care facilities and others
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 12:30 – 2:30 PM CST
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
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CST
Exit access, discharge and other components
• Impediments to egress
Calculating and determining occupant loads
• Gross vs. net
Arrangement of exits
Fire Protection Features and Equipment
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:30 – 3:00 PM CST
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 can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.
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.
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Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.14 (Mojave)
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled
Internet connection: Minimum of 1Mbps Hardware: 2GB RAM or more
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
.65 CEUs – Fire
Continuing Education Credit Information
These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for continuing education credit for professional engineers and architects in all states. Please see each webinar listing for the number of available continuing education credits. Course participants need to be aware of any licensing restrictions on online learning to fulfill their continuing education requirements.
HalfMoon Education Inc. is registered as a continuing education provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES. Please visit www.halfmoonseminars.org to view complete AIA/CES information under each course listing. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects.
HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council (ICC) Preferred Provider (No. 1232). Available or pending CEUs are shown under webinar listings. Current CEU information is available at www.halfmoonseminars.org.
The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) has approved the Stormwater Management Systems webinars. See each listing for approved CECs.
Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz at the end of each webinar, and earned LUs will be reported to the AIA/CES.
Bryan Hoskins Ph.D P.E.
Bryan Hoskins, Ph.D., P.E. Assistant Professor of Fire Protection & Safety at Oklahoma State University. Dr. Hoskins earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland. He also received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 2011 with an emphasis on building egress. Dr. Hoskins spent one year working for Arup on projects primarily dealing with life safety design and people movement. He then spent two years working for the National Institute of Standards and Technology working on projects dealing with building evacuations and emergency messaging. He is a registered fire protection engineer in the state of Oklahoma. Professor Hoskins is the chair of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) working group that developed a research roadmap for fire protection and a member of the Human Behavior in Fire Task group for SFPE. He serves on multiple code and standards committees. He has authored more than 20 articles related to building evacuations and human behavior in fire.