Introduction to Fire Protection and Life Safety Design
Thursday, June 6, 2019, 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, June 6, 2019, 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 7, 2019, 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 7, 2019, 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 

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     7.0 PDHs

     7.0 HSW CE Hours

     7.0 HSW|LUs

     .7 CEUs (Fire)

Continuing Education Credit Information

These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for continuing education credit for professional engineers and architects (HSW) in most states. Course participants need to be aware of any licensing restrictions on online learning to fulfill their continuing education requirements. See each webinar listing for the number of credits available.

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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

June 6, 2019 Webinar Robert Marshall
Occupancy Classifications

Occupancy Classifications

June 6, 2019 Webinar Robert Marshall
Means of Egress

Means of Egress

June 7, 2019 Webinar Robert Marshall
Fire Protection Features and Equipment

Fire Protection Features and Equipment

June 7, 2019 Webinar Robert Marshall