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Fire barrier management symposium for healthcare engineers announced

The Firestop Contractors International Association will present a barrier management symposium to educate healthcare engineering professionals about fire resistant rated construction including all compartmentation components.

August 13, 2013

The Firestop Contractors International Association will present a barrier management symposium to educate healthcare engineering professionals about fire resistant rated construction including all compartmentation components.

The free two-day symposium will cover how to build the reliability of fire rated barriers through design, installation, inspection & maintenance of effective compartmentation, fire resistance rated and smoke resistant barriers, specifically addressing the top two violations in healthcare facility audits by The Joint Commission: penetrations/joints and openings.

The first of three scheduled programs for the next year is set for Steamboat Springs, Co., Sept., 5-6, 2013, at the Colorado Association of Healthcare Engineers and Directors Autumn Seminar. The symposium was developed by the Firestop Contractors International Association,  The Joint Commission, the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, and Underwriters Laboratories.

For more information on the Barrier Management Symposium, visit http://www.cahed.org/
Sept. 5-6, 2013
Steamboat Springs Sheraton
Steamboat Springs, Co.




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