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23 April 2018

WSAFM Announces its' ICC Preferred Provider CEU Program

The Washington State Association of Fire Marshals (WSAFM) has long been a supporter of fire prevention professionals in providing educational training credits required for certifications as well as re-certifications. With the recent changes to ICC continuing education units (CEU), WSAFM has entered into an agreement to be a Preferred Provider (PP) through ICC so that CEU credits can be issued through classes sponsored and approved by the Association. This agreement allows members of WSAFM who would like to sponsor training courses to apply for CEU to be issued by the Association.  This process involves a two tier process, with approval that may take up to 30-days.

For more details, check out the ICC Preferred Provider Documents and Forms folder in the Document Library.

26 March 2018

2018 Fire Prevention Dates And Keynote Speaker Announced

The 2018 Fire Prevention Institute has announced the keynote speaker and agenda for this years conference.  Online registration will be up and running by May 1st.  Press the READ MORE button to see the conference lineup!

20 December 2017

WSAFM Winter Newsletter - December 2017

As the year winds down, the WSAFM Board Members are pleased to release the third newsletter to the membership.  As promised to you, the Board will keep the information relevant and a quick read with valuable information.  

Please find the third issue attached and if you have suggestions or would like to provide an article, please contact President Dave Kokot at dkokot@spokanefire.org.

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17 Sep 2019 IFC & IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions 9/17/2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
DATE: September 17, 2019
LOCATION: Clark County Public Safety Complex, 505 NW 179th Street, Ridgefield, WA 98642

The Washington State Association of Fire Marshals (WSAFM) is pleased to announce a one-day training course on the IFC and IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions. This seminar will examine the application of code requirements in the 2015 IFC and the 2015 IBC to determine compliance for the storage, use, handling and dispensing of hazardous materials. Participants should bring a copy of the 2015 IFC and IBC to the class. A class workbook will be provided but copies of the IFC and IBC will not be provided. Class runs from 8:00am to 4:00pm 

ICC Preferred Provider CEU's will be awarded to those attending!
18 Sep 2019 Understanding the Complexities of UL300 Fire Systems in Commercial Hoods 9/18/2019 8:00 AM - 9/20/2019 5:00 PM
DATE: September 18-20, 2019
LOCATION: Moses Lake Fire, 701 E Third Avenue, Moses Lake, WA 98837

The Washington State Association of Fire Marshals is hosting the Badger/Kidde factory Pre-Engineering training program addresses all of the necessary product-specific equipment service details, as well as service manuals, product literature, bulletins and other materials necessary for compliances with various codes and NFPA (i.e., NFPA 10, NFPA 17, NFPA 17 A, NFPA 70, NFPA 72 and NFPA 96) requirements. 

Beyond reviewing the necessary NFPA service related requirements, this class covers essential service, installation, and maintenance requirements required by the manual and NFPA. Additionally, the class provides Hands-On training that will provide proper installation, service, and maintenance. We will walk through how to service and install pieces of equipment and learn some hints passed along the way by other technicians.

The target audience for this class is individuals responsible for plan review or confidence testing of new and existing Type One Commercial Rangehoods and UL 300 Fire Systems. The class will focus on plan review and onsite inspections of Type One Hoods and UL 300 Fire Systems. We will discuss the importance of a thorough plan review and how to inspect the system when certifying the systems for compliance. We will discuss in depth what is UL 300 and how it relates to the International Building Code, International Fire Code, NFPA, and the listing requirements per the manufacturers. 

Upon completion, participants will be better able to complete a thorough plan review and have confidence when certifying the systems.

Class will start at 08:00hrs and ICC credit will be given.
21 Oct 2019 2019 Fire Prevention Institute 10/21/2019 - 10/25/2019
2019 Fire Prevention Institute

October 21-25, 2019 - Campbell’s Resort ~ Lake Chelan

 

The Washington State Association of Fire Marshals, along with the State Fire Marshal’s Office, the Washington Public Fire Educators, and the IAAI - Washington Chapter, is pleased to announce the dates for the 2019 Fire Prevention Institute (FPI).   The FPI is being held at Campbell’s Resort at Lake Chelan, and will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019, and will conclude before noon on Friday, October 25, 2019.   The Fire Prevention Institute focuses on important prevention and strategy issues facing fire officials and will include essential training hours needed for code recertification.  

 

WSAFM will issue ICC Continuing Education Credits!!

 

Room rates will be based on the government per diem rate in effect October 1, 2019.  In order to receive this special rate, reservations must be made by September 15, 2019. Once this date has passed, or the room block has been filled, you will need to find alternate lodging. Reservations should be made directly with the hotel by calling (800) 553-8225. Please be sure to provide registration code #492992.