Requirements for Maintenance and Inspection of Fire Protection Equipment & Systems

Online /
May 13, 2024 /
Course Code: 0504-WEB24

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

  • Develop an awareness of the codes and regulations governing the maintenance of fire protection systems and equipment
  • Recognize the required performance of fire protection systems and equipment components.
  • Discover the necessary inspection and maintenance of fire protection systems and equipment.
  • Enhance your knowledge of the requirements for personnel egress and access by emergency vehicles
  • Update your existing fire protection maintenance and inspection program.

The integrity of appropriate fire protection systems and equipment in a facility is essential to minimize personnel risk and protect the facility and equipment within the facility.

This course examines equipment associated with the following:

  1. protecting personnel (fire alarm systems, emergency lighting, etc.) in the event of a fire and
  2. minimizing the impact of a fire on equipment and property (sprinkler systems, extinguishing devices, etc.)

Who Should Attend
Institutional, commercial and industrial facility managers, engineers, supervisors and superintendents. Plant operation and maintenance engineers, technicians and supervisors. Staff responsible for fire protection systems in kitchen facilities and Insurance company representatives.

More Information

Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time

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System Requirements

PC-based attendees
OS: Windows 7, 8, 10 or newer

IE 11 or later, Edge 12 or later, Firefox 27 or later, Chrome 30 or later

Macintosh based attendees
OS: Mac OS X with MacOS 10.7 or later

Safari 7+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+

OS: iOS 8 or newer

OS: Android 4.0 or higher


Course Outline

Codes and Regulations
2015 Province of Ontario Fire Code
Definitions for inspect, test and check

Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Types of systems
System components
NFPA 25 Standard
Inspection and maintenance

Fire Pumps and Water Supply
Control panels
Drafting tubes and water reservoirs
Inspection and maintenance

Fire Hydrants
Inspection and maintenance

Emergency Lighting Units
Generators, batteries
Inspection and maintenance

Fire Alarm Systems
Detectors and signals
Control panels
ULC S 536 Standard for inspections
Inspection and maintenance

Other Fire Fighting Equipment
Standpipes and hoses
Portable extinguishers
Inspection and maintenance


John Percy, CFAA Tech, FPO, PFLSE, CFEI

John Percy, Cambridge Fire Department.

John Percy is a certified Canadian Fire Alarm Association Technician (CFAA) for Ontario, public fire & life safety educator and fire prevention officer with the Office of the Fire Marshal. He has over 27 years of experience in the fire protection and fire service industries. He has experience with enforcement of the Ontario Fire & Building codes, fire investigations, education, media relations and building plans examination review. Currently registered (BCIN) as a Fire Protection Inspector with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing in Ontario.

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Fee & Credits

$149 + taxes

  • 0.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 2 Continuing Professional Development Hours (PDHs/CPDs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points

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