Accessible Fire Alarm Systems

Originally aired June 06, 2013

Description

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.

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Speakers

Jim Pecht Accessibility Specialist/Librarian, US Access Board, Office of Technical and Information Services

Lee Richardson Senior Electrical Engineer, NFPA