MA 6 Hr 2014 NEC NFPA 72 & False Alarm Prevention

$75.00

6 Hour Course

Approved By: Division of Professional Licensure


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This 6 hour course for for Massachusetts electricians starts with false alarms for electricians and alarm contractors, which covers the effects and reasons for false alarms, goes over the model police alarm ordinance, as well as national standards for false alarms and methods for reducing false dispatches, as well maintaining alarm systems.

We will then go over the NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm & Signaling Code, chapter 3 definitions, chapters 10 - 12, which includes structural changes to the code. In definition updates we will look at everything from control units to service personnel to the public emergency alarm reporting system. In chapter 10 we will look at fundamentals of, for example, supervising station operators, power supply sources, and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS).  

Then we’ll cover chapter 7 NEC updates where we’ll look at emergency systems, which encompasses surge protection, optional standby systems, interconnected electric power production sources, and Critical Operations Power Systems (COPS), and fire alarm systems, among others.

Next up is chapter 8 and updates to communication circuits, including such sections as point of entrance, innerducts, and radio and television equipment & community antenna television and radio distribution systems & network-powered broadband communications systems.

Lastly, we will go over Massachusetts specific electrical code amendments, including general content, additions to branch circuits, significant additions to nonmetallic-sheathed cables, type NM, NMC, and NMS, amendments to flexible cords and cables, and revisions to emergency systems.

  • Safety & Alarms
    • False Alarm Prevention [8 Activities]
      • 01. Training in the Prevention of False Alarms for Electricians and Alarm Contractors
      • 02. The Effects of False Alarms
      • 03. Reasons for False Alarms
      • 04. Model Police Alarm Ordinance
      • 05. National Standards Regarding False Alarms
      • 06. Methods for Reducing False Dispatches
      • 07. Maintenance of Alarm Systems
      • 08. End of the Class
    • NFPA 72 - National Fire Alarm & Signaling Code [2 Activities]
      • 01. NFPA 72: ┬áNational Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
      • 02. Chapter 10 to 12
  • 2014 NEC Changes
    • Articles 700-770 [11 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction (Video)
      • 02. Article 700
      • 03. Articles 702, 705, & 706 (Video)
      • 04. Articles 702, 705, & 708
      • 05. Article 725 (Video)
      • 06. Article 725
      • 07. Articles 728 & 750 (Video)
      • 08. Articles 728 & 750
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. Article 760 & 770 (Video)
        • 10. Articles 760 & 770
        • 11. Conclusion (Video)
    • Articles 800-830 [5 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction (Video)
      • 02. Article 800
      • 03. Article 810, 820, and 830 (video)
      • 04. Article 810, 820, and 830
      • 05. Conclusion (Video)
  • 2014 NEC Amendments
    • Massachusetts Amendments to the 2014 NEC [7 Activities]
      • 01. Massachusetts Electrical Code Amendments
      • 02. Massachusetts Electrical Code Amendments, Chapter 1 General
      • 03. Massachusetts Electrical Code Amendments, Chapter 2 Wiring and Protection
      • 04. Massachusetts Electrical Code Amendments, Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials
      • 05. Massachusetts Electrical Code Amendments, Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials - Part 2
      • 06. Massachusetts Electrical Code Amendments, Chapter 4 Equipment for General Use, Chapter 5 Special Occupancies, & Chapter 6 Special Equipment
      • 07. Massachusetts Electrical Code Amendments, Chapter 7 Special Conditions
  • Course Completion
    • Mandatory Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Completion

Instructor Bio


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Charles "Chuck" Price is At Your Pace Online's Subject Matter Expert for the Electrical Trade. He started out in grocery management at the age of 18 and after 5 years decided to venture into the electrical trade in 1996. He served his apprenticeship and quickly became a foreman running work. He gained experience in many facets of the trade such as working on traffic signals, hospitals and healthcare buildings, waste water treatment plants, and many commercial applications including telecommunications data centers. He currently is working for the area's largest healthcare system.
One of his passions is working with kids - and that starts with his own two boys! He has coached youth football and basketball at several levels and is part of a men's organization that raises money for the youth as well. He is a leader in the local 4-H group, helping kids learn about animal science. All in all, Chuck focuses on being the best father he can be, while maintaining a firm grasp on the ever-changing electrical industry.