Let's Talk Fire & Life Safety | Episode 13: NFPA 1225 – Part 2

Dec 31, 2023

NFPA 1225 is the Standard for Emergency Services Communications which includes requirements for emergency responder communication enhancement systems (ERCES).  This is the second podcast on this topic and dives into the issues with the application and installation of ERCES. This show references The Safer Buildings Coalition Complete ERCES Handbook

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Let's Talk Fire & Life Safety | Episode 12: NEMA’s Latin American Activities

Dec 22, 2023

In most Latin American countries there is no fire code while in others the only requirements related to Fire & Life Safety are found within the building code that was last updated in 2010. This podcast provides an overview of what NEMA is doing to improve life safety in Latin America.

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Let's Talk Fire & Life Safety | Episode 10: UL 2525

Oct 31, 2023

Two-way emergency communications systems for rescue assistance offer a means for individuals with mobility impairments to inform emergency responders they need assistance during emergency situations. This is a second podcast on the topic and dives into the importance of these systems.

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Let's Talk Fire & Life Safety | Episode 9: NFPA 101

Sep 30, 2023

NFPA 101, the Life Safety code, addresses factors such as construction, protection and occupancy classifications needed to minimize danger to life from the effects of fire.  This episode covers the importance of the code and the key changes for the newest edition.

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Let's Talk Fire & Life Safety | Episode 8: NFPA 1225

Aug 31, 2023

NFPA 1225 is a new standard for emergency services communications that covers publicly and privately owned public safety communications centers such as public safety answering points, and the job performance requirements of public safety telecommunications personnel.  This podcast covers the main challenges with the Emergency Response Communication Emergency Systems and the major changes in the code related to it.

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Let's Talk Fire & Life Safety | Episode 7: NFPA 915

Jul 28, 2023

NFPA 915 provides the minimum requirements for the procedures, methods transmission, data collection and documentation associated with remote inspections and tests.  Methods for conducting remote inspections and tests can range from handheld devices to other means, including, but not limited to, unmanned aircraft systems.

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Let's Talk Fire & Life Safety | Episode 6: NFPA 715

Jun 21, 2023

NFPA 715 is a new standard that covers all aspects of the installation of fuel gas warning equipment.  This is important given the increased concern over fuel gas hazards after several recent major fatal incidents involving combustible gas releases within residential and commercial occupancies.

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Let's Talk Fire & Life Safety | Episode 5: NFPA 72

May 31, 2023

This month’s podcast covers several important changes to NFPA 72 – the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code – including remote access, CO mounted detectors, rechargeable batteries and cybersecurity.

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Let's Talk Fire & Life Safety | Episode 4: Remote Access

Apr 30, 2023

As technology changes, there are adaptations that the Fire Life Safety industry is adopting.  It is important to understand the benefits of these new technologies to continue saving lives of our building occupants and first responders. This podcast covers Emerging Technology for Designers, Installers, Code Officials, Owners and Users of Fire and Life Safety Systems.

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Let's Talk Fire & Life Safety | Episode 3: NEMA Value

Mar 31, 2023

In this podcast, our speakers highlight key activities and value of the Fire, Life Safety, Security & Emergency Communication Section and the Health Care Communication & Emergency Call Systems Section.

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