Los Angeles Fire Protection Certification
In Los Angeles your Fire Protection Certification, means that a Fire Protection Contractor and/or Fire Safety Engineer that has been skilled, trained, and is well aware of Health, Safety, Federal, State, and City Fire Codes, Rules, and Regulations. The Fire Safety Engineer and/or Fire Protection Contractor have met the minimum requirements required by Federal, State, Health, Safety, and City Fire Codes, Rules and Regulations.
Any fire protection company that wishes to install fire protection systems and/or fire sprinklers will be required by Los Angeles to be certified by NITC prior to installing a fire protection system
Generally in most cities like Los Angeles to be Certified as a Fire Safety Engineer, or Fire Protection Contractor they must:
To qualify for this examination you must meet the following requirements:
1) Four years of full-time paid experience as a journey-level Fire Sprinkler Fitter installing fire sprinklers and standpipe
systems in commercial facilities using the National Fire Protection Association Standards NFPA 13, 2002 edition.
2) Four years of full-time paid experience as a Fire Sprinkler Inspector having approval authority on commercial facility
fire sprinkler and standpipe installations using the National Fire Protection Association Standards NFPA 13, 2002
Please visit http://www.nationalitc.com/ for more information regarding Fire Protection Certification.
Most States, and Cities like Los Angeles, require that anyone that installs a fire protection system be qualified, skilled and have years of experience to work in the fire protection industry.
Most States and Cities including Los Angeles, have requirements that must be met in order to sell, install, or create a fire protection and/or fire sprinkler system. These minimum requirements help safeguard you, as it requires the fire protection company to be well educated and skilled in the arena of preventing fires.
Choosing a Fire Protection Company that has its certification helps ensure when installing a fire protection system, that it will operate and function properly and you will also comply withal Federal, State, Health, Safety, and City Fire Codes, Rules, and Regulations
The fire protection company that you choose to work with is creating a system that is designed to save lives and possessions. The fire protection certification states the company installing your fire protection system has been educated, skilled, and is aware of fire codes. Therefore it allows you to rest better knowing that the fire protection system was designed by a fire safety engineer and/or fire protection contractor that knows how to protect you from the event of fire.