Fire Alarm System Inspections and Testing Training Webinar

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Fire Alarm System Inspections and Testing Training Webinar

Webinar presentation will educate facility managers, building and fire officials and service providers on the basics of inspecting and testing fire alarm systems.

A new webinar has been prepared by Fire Smarts, LLC to educate facility managers, building and fire officials and service providers worldwide on the basic requirements for inspection and testing of fire alarm systems. This training is based on NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code which directs the testing and inspection activities for alarm system equipment. The webinar is part of the online training resources offered by Fire Smarts.

The “Introduction to Fire Alarm System Inspection and Testing” webinar will be presented by fire protection industry expert, Tom Parrish, SET, CFPS, PSP, on Thursday, December 14 at 2:00pm Eastern. During this 90-minute training, Mr. Parrish will cover Chapter 14 of NFPA 72 which contains the tables which designate what specific visual inspections and actual tests need to be performed and at what frequencies.

Registration is open to all interested parties. For more information and to register for this webinar click here Introduction to Fire Alarm System Inspection and Testing.

“Tom Parrish has personally completed hundreds of fire alarm system inspections and tests and is an active member of the NFPA 72 technical committee,“ said Ryan J. Smith, Executive Director of Fire Smarts, LLC. “He is well qualified to present not only the code requirements, but also discuss the practical application and enforcement of properly maintaining fire alarm systems.”

The webinar qualifies for one contact hour of continuing education training as approved by the International Code Council (ICC) and recognized by NICET for professional development. Certificates will be issued to attendees following the webinar. Registered participants unable to attend the live webinar will have access to the webinar recording to view at a later time.

“The inspection and testing of fire alarm systems is not only required, but a critical function to reduce false alarms and ensure the system will operate as designed when needed,” said Tom Parrish, SET, CFPS, PSP. “This webinar presentation is a great foundation to understanding what is needed to properly maintain your fire alarm system.”

Webinar instructor, Tom Parrish, SET, CFPS, PSP, has more than 25 years’ experience in fire protection and emergency response. He has held positions with municipal fire, law enforcement and emergency medical services and in private industry system design and installation programs. He serves on several NFPA technical committees including NFPA 72 Signaling Systems for the Protection of Life and Property and Emergency Communications Systems. He is a board member of AFAA and is a senior instructor for NFPA. His professional credentials include Level IV NICET Certified Fire Alarm Technician, Level III NICET Inspections and Testing, Certified Fire Protection Specialist and Master Electrician. He is board certified as a Physical Security Professional by ASIS and holds a bachelor’s in Industrial Technology from the Kean University.

This presentation is part of the monthly training webinar series organized by Fire Smarts to deliver quality NFPA based fire protection training. For more information and to register for this webinar visit

About Fire Smarts, LLC: Fire Smarts is a nationally recognized provider of fire protection education and training services. With specialized expertise in the NFPA standards the company’s team of internationally recognized instructors create and deliver custom fire suppression and fire alarm training solutions for building and fire officials, service providers and business organizations. Fire Smarts is a Preferred Provider with the International Code Council to deliver approved training programs for CEU’s toward ICC Certifications. To learn more about Fire Smarts visit

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