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Presenter: Bryan Hoskins, Ph.D.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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  1. Fire Protection and Building Codes Webinar Series

    Click the links below to view information about each part in this series or to register for a specific one.

Agenda:

Fire Protection and Life Safety Design
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

   Applicable codes

      • International Fire Code

      • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes

   Scope and purpose of codes and ordinances

   Special occupancies: health care facilities and others


Occupancy Classifications
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 12:30 - 2:30 PM CST

   General requirements and criteria

      • Change of use and /or change of occupancy

      • Hazard classifications

   Life safety issues

   Design specifications and scenarios

   Evaluation and documentation


Means of Egress
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST

   Exit access, discharge and other components

      • Impediments to egress

   Calculating and determining occupant loads

      • Gross vs. net

   Arrangement of exits

   Equivalency discussion


Fire Protection Features and Equipment
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:30 - 3:00 PM CST

   Walls, signage

   Fire detection, alarm and communication systems

   Sprinkler systems

   Occupancy exercises

      • New construction

      • Changing occupancy of existing buildings




Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.


Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.


Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.



GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) - 10.14 (Mojave)


Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled


Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more


For more information visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com.

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers

Engineers:
     6.5 PDHs

Architects:
     6.5 HSW CE Hours

ICC:
     .65 CEUs - Fire

AIA:
     Pending


Continuing Education Credit Information

These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for continuing education credit for professional engineers and architects in all states. Please see each webinar listing for the number of available continuing education credits. Course participants need to be aware of any licensing restrictions on online learning to fulfill their continuing education requirements.

HalfMoon Education Inc. is registered as a continuing education provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES. Please visit www.halfmoonseminars.orgto view complete AIA/CES information under each course listing. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects.

HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council (ICC) Preferred Provider (No. 1232). Available or pending CEUs are shown under webinar listings. Current CEU information is available at www.halfmoonseminars.org.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) has approved the Stormwater Management Systems webinars. See each listing for approved CECs.

Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz at the end of each webinar, and earned LUs will be reported to the AIA/CES.

Speakers:

Bryan Hoskins, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Fire Protection & Safety at Oklahoma State University

Dr. Hoskins earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland. He also received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 2011 with an emphasis on building egress.

Dr. Hoskins spent one year working for Arup on projects primarily dealing with life safety design and people movement. He then spent two years working for the National Institute of Standards and Technology working on projects dealing with building evacuations and emergency messaging. He is a registered fire protection engineer in the state of Oklahoma.

Professor Hoskins is the chair of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) working group that developed a research roadmap for fire protection and a member of the Human Behavior in Fire Task group for SFPE. He serves on multiple code and standards committees. He has authored more than 20 articles related to building evacuations and human behavior in fire.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $325.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $275.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.