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Boston NFPA 241 & Construction Fire Safety Morning

THE MASSACHUSETTS CONSTRUCTION FIRE SAFETY PARTNERSHIP INVITES YOU TO TAKE PART IN OUR UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION FIRE SAFETY MORNING

Course is eligible for 3 hours of CSL Continuing Education Credits and 3 LU|HSW credits of AIA Continuing Education!

SCHEDULE:

7:30 - 8:15am Basics of NFPA 241

Description: What is an NFPA 241 Plan and Why Do I Need One? Join us at the start of our Construction Fire Safety Morning to get your feet wet with an overview of what compliance with NFPA 241: Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations means. Learn about the function of an NFPA 241 Plan, how it's enforced, and who is involved in the process.

Who Will Benefit: Anyone responsible for building fire safety including: Building owners, contractors, installers, insurance, facility managers, system designers, inspecting authorities.

Continuing Education Credits: TBD - AIA Learning Units: 3

8:15 - 8:30am Coffee/Networking Break

8:30 - 9:15am Reducing Fire Risk through Collaboration: What you Need to Know - Owners Panel

Building Owners are responsible for the development and implementation of a Construction Fire Safety Program per NFPA 241. The Owner's Construction Fire Safety panel will discuss the Owner's roles, responsibilities, and best practices. The relationship between Ownership, General Contractors, and AHJ's will be highlighted to understand the collaborative approach. An effective Construction Fire Safety Program is only possible with engagement from all parties to create a safe environment for construction workers, occupants and first responders alike.

9:15 - 9:30am Coffee/Networking Break
9:30 - 10:15am Construction Fire Safety Plans: How to Deliver the Proper Documentation AHJ Panel

With construction fires making front page news recently, it is important to understand the associated requirements that result in 780 CMR scoping NFPA 241, Safeguarding Construction. Alteration, and Demolition Operations. Many jurisdictions have come to expect this documentation to be provided as a condition of building permit and use the document as a baseline for site fire safety inspections. Every jurisdiction is different and with that come different expectations for construction fire safety. This program will outline the contents of a Construction Fire Safety Plan and provide insight in to what the AHJ is likely looking for in a Construction Fire Safety Plan as well as the implementation of the plan.

10:15 - 10:30am Coffee/Networking Break

10:30 - 11:15am Learning from Success: What Best Practices leading GC's/CM's have been Implementing for Positive Outcomes - Construction Manager Panel

How have GC's been effective in implementing NFPA 241 on their phased occupancy and podium projects? How and what technology have they incorporated to better create a comprehensive Construction Fire Safety program? Hear from leading CM firms on the best practices for NFPA 241 Plan Development, Permitting and involving AHJ's and Owners to successfully implement the plan.
Ask questions directly related to your organization and hear from the experts on best practices in NFPA 241 implementation.

11:15 - 11:30am Q&A

Do you have specific questions you hope to get answered? Ask the Panelists here!

CSL Continuing Education Credits
1 Hour - Code Review
1 Hour - Workplace Safety
1 Hour - Business Practices

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