The Voice of the Fire Safety Industry

The Voice of the Fire Safety Industry

The Alberta Fire Safety Association is the voice of this province’s fire safety industry.  We work with the government and the province’s service providers to ensure a that industry maintains the highest standards.

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AFAA December Training Opportunities

  Automatic Fire Alarm Association   – 2016 – Annual Meeting & Codes Conference St. Petersburg, FL – April 5th thru 8th, 2016 The AFAA Annual Meeting and Codes Conference is one of the premier conferences of its kind offering an engaging and informative program, formal and informal opportunities to build your professional network. Our schedule of programs allows you the opportunity to learn, and engage with colleagues from around the country and beyond. For more information click here. 2015 Open Enrollment and Sponsored Fire Alarm Training Seminars   Please visit our website at and click on the training tab to learn more about these training opportunities. AFAA will be posting the 2016 Training Calendar in a mid December. We would like the opportunity to bring some of the best fire training to your city, state or region. Would your company like to host or sponsor a 2016 AFAA fire alarm seminar? Please contact us via e-mail at 2015 Seminars Scheduled – Dec 8, 9, & 10 – Portland, OR  [Sponsored by Northwest AFAA] 1. USER’S GUIDE TO SIMPLIFYING NFPA 72 AND THE NEC – Understanding the NICET CBT Process – CBT Testing Tips – NFPA 72 Structure – Finding Information in NFPA 72 efficiently – NEC Fire Alarm Wiring Requirements – Sample Quizzes This 7 hour interactive seminar, each participant will learn about the NICET Computer Based Testing (CBT) process, learn CBT testing tips and how to locate information in NFPA 72, 2013 more efficiently. In addition, the fire alarm wiring requirements of the 2011 National Electrical Code will be reviewed. NICET has updated the Fire Alarm Systems tests to these two...

A Message from the Fire Marshal

Good afternoon, As promised, I am sending this communication out to all of you to highlight the upcoming changes and expectations for service companies who work on Fire Alarms within the City of Calgary.  Please review the attachment provided: Fire Marshal Letter Certificate Issue If you have any concerns or comments please feel free to send me an email. Tyler Grant Safety Codes Officer II Fire Enforcement Compliance Team Calgary Fire Department SCO # S119097...

ULC Standards Open for Review

ULC Standards has opened a new Standards Public Review period for the following Standards; please see the following link for details.       CAN/ULC-S304, Standard for Control Units, Accessories and Receiving Equipment for Intrusion Alarm Systems ULC-S573, Standard for Installation of Ancillary Devices for Fire Alarm Systems CAN/ULC-S670-14-AM1, Standard for Aboveground Nonmetallic Tanks For Fuel Oil and other Combustible Liquids CAN/ULC-S704.1, Standard for Thermal Insulation, Polyurethane and Polyisocyanurate, Boards, Faced CAN/ULC-S504, Standard for Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers CAN/ULC-S520, Standard for Fire Hydrants ULC-S771.1, Guide for Preparing Thermal Insulation Standards, Part 1 – Material Specification ULC | Underwriters Laboratories of Canada | 7 Underwriters Road | Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1R 3A9...