This five-day course introduces fire protection engineering fundamentals related to building materials and design, the water supply of fire protection, fire extinguishing system, fire alarms systems, special occupancies and hazards, and storage of flammable and hazardous materials.
- Understand the major hazards associated with industrial processes and facilities
- Understand how to characterize the types of special hazards in various industrial occupancies and how to assist in determining suitable suppression methods
- Know the principles of fire protection engineering that effect building material and design.
- Understand the potential fire hazards common to industrial facilities and fire protection engineering techniques used to prevent or mitigate fires in these facilities.
- Learn how to provide an adequate water supply for fire protection.
- Describe the various steps associated with a fire risk assessment, as outlined in the SFPE Engineering Guide to Fire Risk Assessment.
- Learn the difference between available special hazard protection methods
- Evaluate a project; prepare representative goal statements, objective statements, boundary conditions, and assumptions.
- Prepare a fire hazard assessment for a designed project.
- Identify a minimum of eight fire scenarios that need to be included in the fire risk assessment.
- Identify the data needs and potential sources of the data needed.
- Evaluate various tools and methods available to assist in preparing a fire risk assessment and determine the appropriate one to be used for a given project.
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