Fire Protection and Building Codes Webinar Series
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
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
Fire Protection Features and Occupancy Exercises
Friday, June 7, 2019, 1:30 – 3:30 PM CDT
Fire detection, alarm and communication systems
• New construction
• Changing occupancy of existing buildings
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.
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Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.13 (High Sierra)
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Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
.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.
HalfMoon Education Inc. is registered as a continuing education provider by the American Institute of Architects (No. J885). 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 architects.
This Industrial Stormwater series is approved by the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 5.0 HSW PDHs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the LA/CES.
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.
Robert MarshallContra 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.