NFPA 13 2019 Edition – Reorganizing the Standard - Recorded Webinar

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Format: Instant Access Recorded Webinar

CEUs: Based on 1.5 contact hours of training (see CEUs tab for details)

Course Description: The 2019 edition of the NFPA 13 Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems has gone through a complete reorganization. In this presentation learn directly from the Chair of the NFPA 13 Restructuring Task Group, Russ Leavitt. This webinar begins with reviewing the reasons that the Automatic Sprinkler Correlating Committee directed the reorganization. The process used to create the rewrite is then briefly discussed including the actions taken by the correlating committee task group and the NFPA 13 technical committees. Finally, the revised layout of the standard with a special emphasis on the new approach to determining the protection criteria for storage is examined in detail. In addition to discussing the reorganization, this webinar will also discuss the more significant technical revisions to NFPA 13 in the 2019 edition.

Learning Objectives:
•Explain the reasons for the reorganization of the standard
•Describe the format for the 2019 edition of NFPA 13
•Locate and apply the new approach for determining storage protection design criteria
•Identify significant technical revisions to the standard

Russ Leavitt, SET, CFPS

Russ Leavitt is the Executive Chairman of Telgian Corporation. With over 36 years of experience, he holds a Level IV certification from NICET in Fire Sprinkler Layout and Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) designation. He is a Board Member and 2nd Vice-Chair of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and is the chair of the NFPA 13 Sprinkler System Discharge Criteria technical committee. He also serves on the NFPA 13 Installation committee as well as the NFPA 3, NFPA 4 and NFPA 25 technical committees. Russ conducts seminars internationally on a variety of fire and life safety related subjects and has authored a number of articles and training materials.

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This webinar is presented online in a directing and discussion style of teaching. A clear and detailed presentation of the content is given with the aid of PowerPoint presentation slides. Participant questions are encouraged to facilitate understanding and practical application exercises will be given where applicable to the content.

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