NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code with Indiana Amendments

  • 16 Jun 2022
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Virtual
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NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code with Indiana Amendments

A training seminar sponsored by the Indiana Association of Building Officials, Inc. a chapter of the International Code Council, Inc.

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022

  • Class will start at 9:00 a.m.
  • There will be 1-hour allotted for lunch
  • Class will conclude at 4:00 p.m.

Location:  Virtual


Member $100

Non-member:  $125

*IABO has applied for funding through the Statewide Fire and Building Safety Education Fund (675 IAC 12-11).  Please DO NOT pay in advance as an invoice will be sent following the class.

This course consists of six contact hours and earns 0.6 ICC PPN CEU's. 

Course Description:

This course provides an overview of the latest safety provisions related to fire alarm, detection, signaling and emergency communication demands.  The building and fire code requirements based on occupancy classifications for automatic and manual systems and other scoping provisions related to fire alarms will be presented.  This will be followed by coverage of NFPA 72 installation, performance, inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire alarm systems components.  This will include the identification of alarm testing, maintenance of fire alarm systems and identification of fire alarm elements.

Upon completion of this fire alarm seminar, participants will be better able to:

  • Identify the requirements of IFC Section 907, Fire Alarm and Detection, signaling and emergency communication systems.
  • Explain the intent of Section 907, Fire Alarm and Detection Systems.
  • Explain the importance of why fire alarm systems are required
  • Identify key components of a fire alarm system
  • Understand the requirements NFPA 72 and relationship to the IBC and IFC related to installation, inspection, testing and maintenance of fire systems and components

Instructor:  Jerry Flanik, MCP

Jerry Flanik is a member of the Ohio Building Officials Association and a Past President of Building Officials Conference of North East Ohio. He is an International Code Council (ICC) Instructor, ICC-Certified Master Code Professional, LEED BD+C, and holds over 30 various licenses and certifications.

Mr. Flanik is the owner of Associated Consulting Solutions, LLC (ACS) in Cleveland, Ohio. Jerry’s wide range of disciplines promote essential partnerships with clients in order to provide comprehensive technical solutions. Additionally, ACS is an ICC Preferred Education Provider specializing in private and governmental educational services. Previously, he served as the Chief Building Official in Lake County, Ohio for 16 years. Prior to working as a code official and engineer, he owned and operated a design build contracting company.

Mr. Flanik holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cleveland State University; as well as, a degree in Civil Engineering Technology. He is also an adjunct faculty instructor at Lakeland College in the Civil and Electrical Engineering Departments.

Jerry is a professional consultant and educator for private businesses and government agencies throughout the United States, and for the International Code Council throughout the world.

Registration Deadline:

The registration deadline is June 12, 2022 at 11:59 pm.  No registrations will be received after June 12 and no walk-ins will be allowed the day of the training.

After registration is successfully submitted a confirmation email will be sent to the email address entered during registration.

Cancellation Policy:
All cancellations must be received in writing no later than June 12, 2022 to avoid penalty.  All late cancellations and no shows will be billed $50.  Faxed cancellations must be verified they were received.  It is the responsibility of the registrant to make the verification.  Emergencies will be dealt with on an individual basis.

Attendance Notice Regarding Certificates/Funding: 

Indiana Association of Building Officials is committed to complying with the requirements of the Division of Fire and Building Safety, as they administer the education fund.

As Indiana Association of Building Officials submits the request for funding on behalf of the membership, IABO will not submit an attendee’s name who does NOT attend the entire class; failure to attend the entire class renders that attendee ineligible for funding.

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