Thanks for the Great Opportunity
It was an absolute pleasure to spend some time with the great inspectors and members of the Wisconsin Fire Inspector Association once again this year. As promised here is our information on our power point presentation as well as resources. Keep up the great work of keeping our built environment safe!
This program reviewed the needs for quality site plan review early in the process. The class covered the IFC and NFPA documents as well as looking toward fire apparatus access roads, fire flow, water, and other factors considered in site plan review.
Basic Plan Review
This program covers the basic needs of plan reviewers and what is required on Site Plan, Life Safety, Sprinkler, Alarm, and even Wet-Chemical plan reviews. The high level program provides an awareness to inspectors and marshal on minimum requirements.
Managing Your In-Bakset
Inspector’s, educators and fire marshals are challenged with multiple demands. The demands vary as much as our profession. Managing these demands through sound practices, systems, and filling are critical for all inspectors. A basic course that provides tips that each inspector can do for improving there management.
Fire Prevention Customer Service
This one hour program looks at the roles of fire prevention in a community and its overall impact it can have. The program gave five simple steps with real world examples on how to implement better customer service in fire prevention. It is critical to remember that better customer service does not equal weak code adoption!
Fire Prevention on a Shoe String Budget
This program provided a summary on how to provide solid fire prevention in a limited budget. The program discusses how to address staffing program, or material shortfalls that can occur during a budget shortfall.
The introduction program discusses options for the Fire Chief, Fire Marshal, or Public Education Specialist on addressing needs of a community and provide quality education, inspections, or address a growing fire concern in a community.
As discussed in the programs there are many programs for you to take advantage of. Here are some of the resources availalbe
- Smoke Alarm Campaign from USFA
- Order publications from USFA (Look some free stuff)
- Kohl’s Cares Program
- FM Global Grant Program
- NFPA Safety Information
- Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition, Built For Life Campaign
- Liberty Mutual Fire Safety Grant
If you have some resources your would like to share with your peers please post them below in our comments!