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Fire Safety & Sprinkler System

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Fire Sprinkler Training Course Fire Sprinkler Training Course

Fire sprinkler training course length is customizable based on your needs.

Our fire sprinkler training course teaches effective troubleshooting and maintenance skills that will significantly mitigate the risk of an automatic sprinkler system failure. This course will provide the participant with the information needed to maintain, troubleshoot, and ensure proper testing of the system by internal employees or vendors. Additional training is provided on applicable OSHA and NFPA requirements for fire prevention. Engineers, supervision, managers, safety personnel, and those responsible for ensuring a safe work environment would benefit from sprinkler system training. This course is supplemented with a walk down of the location’s system with participants.

Basics of loss prevention

  • What is risk
  • How common factors affect losses

NFPA 13 – Sprinkler Systems

  • Value of sprinklers
  • Types of systems
  • Changes to building

NFPA 25 – Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water Based Extinguishing Systems

  • Purpose and scope
  • Inspection, Testing & Maintenance
  • Frequencies
  • Wet pipe/Dry pipe
  • Deluge and Pre-action systems
  • Cold weather
  • Trip tests & Documentation
  • Repairs and follow up
  • Supervising contractors
  • Sprinkler system impairments

Water Supplies for Fire Protection

  • Adequacy
  • Reliability
  • Sources
  • Water supply testing and evaluation

Fire Pumps

  • Types of pumps and drivers
  • NFPA 25 and ITM of fire pumps
  • Electric fire pumps
  • Diesel fire pumps
  • Annual pump tests and evaluation
  • Documentation
  • Repairs and follow up

Flammable liquids

  • Hazards of flammable liquids
  • NFPA 30 requirements overview
  • Storage rooms
  • Handling rooms
  • Transportation within the plant
  • Flammable liquids cabinets

16 hour course includes all above topics with additional in depth discussion on the following

  • NFPA 25 Wet Pipe System Requirements – Types of valves, main drain tests
  • NFPA 25 Dry Pipe, Pre Action, and Deluge Systems – Water delivery times, types of valves
  • VESDA – What is VESDA, How does it work, alert and alarm points OSHA requirements
  • Emergency Plans – Fire prevention plans, Emergency action plans, Summary of OSHA and NFPA requirements