Tag Archives: AFSA Flashpoint

Flashpoint: NFPA Committees

One of the primary missions of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is to formulate health and safety standards. The term “standard” includes various technical words that prescribe rules, guidelines, best practices, specifications, test methods, design or installation procedures, and the like. The size, scope, and subject matter of standards …

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Flashpoint

A New Year brings resolutions. This year, why don’t you consider investing in yourself. Over the years, I have known many great layout technicians and engineers who are getting old. I do not mean old with respect to age. I mean old and outdated with regard to their training and …

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Flashpoint

The last few months have been extremely busy for the AFSA Engineering & Technical Services Department. We are attending or presenting at AFSA chapter meetings or events; teaching Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School; teaching the ITM Inspector Development Program; preparing, teaching, and administrating the ASSE 15010 certification program; preparing, …

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