Upcoming events

    • 07/20/2018
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • King George Fire Rescue Company 1 - 8122 Kings Hwy King George, VA 22485


    Fire Code and Legislative Considerations for Active Shooter and Hostile Event Planning

    Course Description

    With the recent increase in school related shootings and different types of violence and hostile events rising, questions about procedures and safety considerations arise and how they affect code enforcement. This program will to provide guidance to those whose responsibilities include the prevention, preparation, and response to all types of emergencies in schools and other high target facilities.  This program will review respective Statewide Fire Prevention Codes, Virginia Administrative Codes and other resources for the fire and code enforcement inspectors to utilize when determining culpability in these situations.   

    Many localities and elected officials have developed ”knee jerk” reactions as a result of these traumatizing events.  This program will also provide guidance for the code enforcement inspector to work with state and local legislators and school administration to develop solutions that meet the needs of the community, while not disregarding long standing fire safety standards.   

    Date/Time:      July 20, 2018         8:30am-12:00pm

    Location:        King George Fire Rescue Company 1

                            8122 Kings Hwy King George, VA 22485.

    Registration:   Registration is available at www.vfpa.org

    Note:               Course is approved for 3 hours of Fire Inspector 1031 CEU Credit

    • 07/25/2018
    • 07/26/2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Udvar-Hazy Smithsonian Air and Space Museum (educational class rooms) 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway at Dulles International Airport.
    • 80



    Virginia Fire Prevention Association, 

    NOVA Fire Chiefs and Fire Marshal Groups

    and the 

    International Code Council 


    2012 IFC® Performing Commercial Fire Plan Reviews

    Course Description

    This two day course addresses numerous provisions in the 2012 International Fire Code (IFC).

    Where the fire code contains requirements applicable to construction, design, operations, storage, use and handling that occur in a special occupancy, but that are not regulated specifically by the 2012 IFC.

    The course is intended to help Code Enforcement Officials responsible for plan review to identify those areas where plan review will include compliance with the IFC.

    Activities and discussions will further enhance participant learning. The class is being taught by ICC code officials. 

    Registration and Class size: Limited to the first 80 students; to register for this event, please  E-mail Capt/AFM Michael Osborne with your request to attend at michael.osborne@mwaa.com  Please include home address, contact number and last (4) social security numbers. Questions, please call the MWAA FCED office (703)572-5110 or 2975


    After completing this seminar, participants will be better able to:

    ·         Explain plan review authorities and responsibilities.

    ·         Describe how fire code plan review is required in addition to IBC plan review.

    ·         Explain requirements for construction documents.

    ·         Explain plan review documentation and recordkeeping requirements.

    ·         Evaluate those circumstances where requirements established in the IFC affect the                International Building Code® use and occupancy classification.

    ·         Evaluate the fire apparatus access road requirements for a specific project.

    ·      Verify the required fire protection water supplies and fire hydrant distribution requirements for a specific project

    ·         Apply the requirements for building services and systems as specified in Chapter 6.  

    ·         Identify the elements of egress elements and apply means of egress requirements.

    ·         Describe those conditions where special hazards (i.e. use, storage and handling) require fire code plan review.

    Dates:  July 25th and 26th from 0800-1600 hours

    Location: Udvar-Hazy Smithsonian Air and Space Museum (educational class rooms) 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway at Dulles International Airport.

    Class size: Limited to the first 80 students; Please register via the VFPA website at www.vfpa.org or Contact Capt/AFM Michael Osborne at michael.osborne@mwaa.com for questions regarding the class.

    Note: All students please use the museums route 50 rear gate entrance and check in with the security guard. Lunch will be provided both days allowing the students an opportunity to see the museum.

The Virginia Fire Prevention Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

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