Accessible Fire Alarm Systems

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Accessible fire alarm systems are required where systems provide audible coverage under the ADA and the ABA. These systems are required to comply with NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 72. A representative from NFPA will provide an overview of the requirements contained in NRPA 72 including specific criteria for visible alarms such as flash frequency, color, intensity, placement, and synchronization.
 
Speakers
Jim Pecht Accessibility Specialist/Librarian US Access Board, Office of Technical and Information Services
Lee Richardson Senior Electrical Engineer NFPA
 
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