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Fire Alarm Systems: Codes and Standard Requirements for Installation, Verification and Testing

2 Professional Development Hours

After participating in this course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Identify the codes and standards which govern the proper installation, verification and testing/maintenance of fire alarm systems
  • Reference and provide an overview of the National Building and Fire Codes, 2020 edition and the ULC Standards to confirm compliance of fire alarm systems.
  • Analyze Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) Standards:
    • CAN/ULC-S524 Standard for the Installation of Fire Alarm Systems
    • CAN/ULC-S536 Standard for the Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems
    • CAN/ULC-S537 Standard for the Verification of Fire Alarm Systems

Only a well-designed and functioning fire alarm system can protect people and the building from a fire emergency incident. This webinar will provide participants with the tools needed to install, verify, test and the maintenance of these systems. The National Building and Fire Code 2020 edition and related Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) Standards will be referenced.

Course Outline:

  • What is the definition and purpose of a fire alarm system;
  • What are the components and functions of fire alarm systems;
  • When are fire alarm systems required to be installed in accordance with the National Building Code;
  • What are the ULC Standard requirements for the Installation and Verification of fire alarm systems in relation to the National Building Code
  • What are the ULC Standard requirements for the Testing and Maintenance of fire alarm systems with regard to the National Fire Code

Who Should Attend:

Fire Alarm System Designers and Engineers; Installation and Service personnel; Electrical Project Engineers and Supervisors; Building Owners; Property Managers; Superintendents; Maintenance Personnel; Building and Fire Inspectors.

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Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

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