2015 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials 3-Day Seminar
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NFPA®'s 2015 Life Safety Code® Essentials Seminar helps you apply the 2015 NFPA 101® correctly to protect building occupants.
The 2015 Life Safety Code reflects the latest technologies, design approaches, and challenges, and this high-impact seminar provides the tools you need to confidently apply or enforce requirements. Topics span means of egress, determining occupant load and egress capacity, requirements for protection of vertical openings and hazardous areas, high rise buildings, and determining requirements for building services and operating features. A special section covers building rehabilitation.
NFPA's training presents a unique opportunity to practice LSC application in a classroom activity based on a realistic scenario. Under the guidance of Code experts, participants will work through a fully developed case study selected to help solidify knowledge. It's excellent training for facility or risk managers, authorities having jurisdiction, safety directors, and anyone responsible for occupant safety and compliance.
Upon completion you should be able to:
- Explain, at a high level, the structure and content to be covered in this course
- Explain the organization of the 2015 NFPA 101 and key Code concepts
- Describe Code applicability for new and existing occupancies
- Define and distinguish occupancy classifications and rehabilitation work categories
- Determine hazards of contents, stories in height, and building construction types
- Define three parts of means of egress
- Determine exit enclosure and protection
- Identify requirements for doors, stairs, handrails and guards, smokeproof enclosures, horizontal exits, ramps, exit passageways, escalators, fire escape stairs, fire escape ladders, and other components of means of egress
- Determine occupant load, egress capacity for both individual means of egress components and the entire means of egress
- Determine requirements for minimum width, dead-end corridors, common path of travel, remoteness, accessible means of egress (including areas of refuge), travel distance, and exit discharge
- Determine requirements for illumination, emergency lighting, and egress markings
- Determine special means of egress requirements in areas with high hazard contents
- Determine requirements for vertical openings, hazardous areas, interior finish, contents and furnishings, and fire alarm and extinguishing systems
- Differentiate among the rehabilitation categories of work identified in Chapter 43
- Apply Chapter 43 requirements to a specific building rehabilitation project
- Identify methods of addressing rehabilitation work in Historic buildings
- Apply key learning points of the curriculum to a comprehensive, realistic scenario
- Explain how Chapter 11 provisions for special structures are applied
- Determine requirements for high-rise buildings, building services, and operating features
- Explain how the Code implements reference documents
Who Will Benefit:
Anyone concerned with life safety compliance including: facility managers, inspectors, safety directors, engineers, architects, designers, risk managers, facility consultants, and project managers
Free with Training!
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code, 2015 Edition
Continuing Education Credit:
Earn 21 hours or 2.1 Continuing Education Units. Attendance is required to earn CEUs. Please verify applicability with your professional board before attending.
Apply the code TO your facility AT your facility!
The premier training experience from NFPA: customized, hands-on instruction on-site at your workplace, administered by recognized experts who developed the codes and standards. For more information, contact us at 1-877-336-3280, e-mail email@example.com, or visit nfpatraining.org/onsiteseminars.
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