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St Laurent Chapter: Industrial Special Hazard Fire Protection and Pumps for Fire Protection

Come to Montreal to learn and network during the presentation of this world class course.


The first day seminar identifies and characterizes the fire hazards in demanding industrial occupancies varies widely and presents quite a challenge for specifying, insuring or approving fire professionals. Participants will gain a perspective and understanding of useful fire protection options from Fire Suppression Systems Association experts.
This intensive seminar will not only help you to understand the application of NFPA Standards but also how to transpose this knowledge, on your own, so that you can compare it to the requirements of others codes from NFC (National Fire Code of Canada) as applicable in Quebec and other areas of Canada to new or existing installations. The seminar material will be of assistance in your future projects as reference material.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how to characterize the types of special hazards in various industrial occupancies and how to assist in determining suitable suppression methods.
  • Learn the difference between available special hazard protection methods.
  • Understand the applicable codes and standard and where to find them.
  • Learn tips on how to install fire protection properly in industrial hazards.

The objective of this one‐day seminar is to provide participants with solid basic knowledge of the protection options available in NFPA and discuss current and future applications. We will see part of some NFPA Standards as NFPA #12, NFPA #2001, NFPA #11, NFPA #16, NFPA #750, and more.

The second day seminar : Utilizing NFPA 20, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection this one‐day program guides the participant through the basic operating principles of fire pumps; the requirements for the various components that make up a fire pump package and addresses the requirements for acceptance testing for the pump to ensure proper operation.

Learning Objectives: 

  • At the conclusion of this seminar the participant will be able to:
  • Describe the types of fire pumps and their applications
  • Identify fire pump components
  • Locate the requirements for fire pumps in NFPA 20
  • Discuss installation requirements of electric motor and engine driven fire pumps
  • Apply acceptance testing requirements for fire pumps and related equipment


Sandman Hotel (adjacent to Longueuil Métro Station)
999 rue de Serigny
Longueuil, QC, CANADA J4K 2T1 

For more information and to sign up see the pdf attachment below. 

Start date: 
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 08:00