SimplexGrinnell, NFSA to co-sponsor educational seminars on sprinkler systems

One-day classes to provide guidance to AHJs on developing effective fire sprinkler system enforcement programs


Fire and life safety solutions provider SimplexGrinnell announced this week that it has partnered with the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) to co-sponsor a series of education seminars that focus on the inspection, testing and maintenance requirements for fire sprinkler systems.

According to a statement, the one-day seminars are targeted to Authorities Having Jurisdiction and will be conducted over the next six months in 10 cities across the U.S. and Canada.

The subject matter will cover all aspects of the administrative and corrective chapters of NFPA 25 with a goal of providing AHJs with guidance on developing and administering effective enforcement programs.

"SimplexGrinnell is proud to team up with NFSA in sponsoring this focused training," said Dave Baer, the company's vice president of marketing. "We work side by side with AHJs every day to help customers comply with applicable codes and standards. By enhancing the understanding and enforcement of NFPA 25, we are helping to advance the critical role that fire sprinklers play in protecting life and property."

Among upcoming seminar dates and locations include:

  • Feb. 28 - Charleston, S.C.
  • March 1 - Raleigh, N.C.
  • March 13 - Louisville, Ken.

For more information on upcoming classes, visit www.simplexgrinnell.com and click on "events."