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Mass Notification + Fire Safety Training = Aware Campuses

Mass Notification + Fire Safety Training = Aware Campuses

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry.  Tim Knisely, Senior Fire Inspector for the Centre Region Council of Governments In 2015, NEMA and the Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) collaborated to establish an informational training program that combined mass notification systems (MNS) and fire-safety training for college and university officials. The overall goal of the partnership is to develop and deliver a free training Read more […]

New Designation Facilitates Mass Notification

New Designation Facilitates Mass Notification

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Denise L. Pappas, Executive Director, Technical Standards, Valcom Inc., and Gordon Bailey, Director, Engineering Services, Valcom Inc. Changes to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) code on fire alarms reflect a movement in the fire alarm world that acknowledges the evolving role of technology. In 2010, NFPA changed the name of NFPA 72 from National Fire Alarm Code to Read more […]