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Presenter: Bryan Hoskins, Ph.D.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Agenda:

Part 1, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
11:00 am – 2:25 pm CDT (incl. 15-min. break)

Fire Protection and Life Safety Design           

   Applicable codes
      • International Fire Code
      • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes
      • State building codes
      • Local ordinances
   Scope and purpose of codes and ordinances
   Special occupancies: health care facilities and others


Occupancy Classifications       

   General requirements and criteria
      • Change of use and /or change of occupancy
      • Hazard classifications
   Design specifications and scenarios
   Evaluation and documentation



Part 2, Wednesday, August 5, 2020
11:00 am – 3:05 pm CDT (incl. 15-min. break)

Means of Egress

   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

   Walls, signage
   Fire detection, alarm and communication systems
   Sprinkler systems



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.


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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers:
     7.0 PDHs

Architects:
     7.0 HSW CE Hours
     7.0 AIA LU|HSW

International Code Council:
     0.6 CEUs (Fire)



Continuing Education Credit Information

Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
   American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885) International Code Council (No. 1232)
   Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland,
     New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130), and North Dakota.
   Course-by-Course Providers: Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i) (2)). NY landscape architects: §79-1.5(i)(2).

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: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

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

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Complying with Fire Protection and Building Codes

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines fire protection and life safety design provisions of the International Fire Code and the National Fire Protection Association, occupancy classifications, means of egress requirements, and fire protection features and equipment.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to determine which fire and building codes are applicable to particular structures and occupancies.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain the general requirements and criteria for occupancy classifications and for changes of use or changes of occupancy, and they will be able to identify design specifications based on occupancy.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with means of egress requirements, including calculating and determining occupant loads and exit access, discharge, and eliminating impediments to egress.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference and comply with fire protection features and equipment, including those for building materials and components, fire and smoke protection, fire detection, alarm and communication systems, sprinkler systems and equipment for special occupancies.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSW

Prerequisites: Experience with design and construction and code compliance

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 06/16/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.