March 7-9, 2010 Columbus, Ohio Hyatt Regency Hotel The 7th Annual Professional Development Conference & Expo.

Randall L. Hormann, Executive Director

General Information Conference Team: "Great Escape on Campus" Program:

Mailing Address: 11711 Princeton Pike Suite 341 / PMB# 313 Cincinnati, Ohio 45246

Phone: 1-800-771-3403 Fax: 1-877-731-FAXX


Fire & Life-Safety Consulting ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Randall L. Hormann
Executive Director

March 7th, 2010 Hello and welcome to Columbus, Ohio for our 7th Annual Professional Development Conference and Expo. As the largest campus fire safety conference event of its kind to date, I am honored to welcome the 250 plus people who have assembled to make this record setting event possible This conference marks the continuation of further enlightened efforts in the area of Campus Fire Safety, Security and Risk Management. The composition of training, education, and new technologies has led to new emerging trends and educational programs to make safe campuses around the world. January 19th of this year marked the 10th anniversary of the deadly fire at Seton Hall University in which three students lost their lives to fire in a residence hall. At that time, the United States had a rash of fires and fire-related deaths of college students. These last 10 years have brought national attention to the efforts, programs, and new laws put into place to allow changes aimed at preventing such tragedies in the future. We thank you for having the vested interest to see our nation’s future leaders safe from fire as they go off to college and learn to be our leaders of tomorrow. I would also like to thank our key corporate partners who help and supports us to make this event possible. I can hold my head high to say there is no other active organization that can provide you the training we have assembled, the facilities we have offered and the housing we have provided you for the cost of these two days! And I am proud to say it has been that way since we organized our first professional development program eight years ago. Enjoy your time in Columbus and remember: Education is the Key to Success!! Have a great stay,

Randall L. Hormann
Randall L. Hormann Executive Director



Mr. Moore is principal at Hughes Associates, Inc. and an instructor of Fire Alarm Systems Workshop at NFPA. He has been a member of NFPA since 1973. He has also served on NFPA’s Technical Committee on Cultural Resources since 1983; Premises Security since 2002 and has served as chair since 2003; and Fire Protection for Nuclear Facilities from 1992 – 1995. He has served on Technical Correlating Committees on Signaling Systems for the Protection of Life and Property since 1995 and as chair from 1998 – 2006; and on Safety to Life since 2007. He has also served on Signaling Systems for the Protection of Life and Property Technical Committees: Emergency Communication Systems Chair since 2007; Protected Premises Fire Alarm Systems since 1993, chair from 1993 – 1998; Detection Devices from 1978 – 1983; and Fundamentals from 1990 – 1992, chair in 1992. Moore was a member of NFPA Standards Council from 1997 – 1998.

Mass Notification


Monday, March 8, 2010 9AM-11:15AM Franklin Rooms A & B

Mass Notification
Students, their parents and the general public want to know about the emergency notification procedures that campuses have in place. Under the Clery Act, campuses are required to provide "timely warning" of various criminal threats. The emergencies faced by higher education, however, go far beyond those enumerated in the Clery Act and include severe weather, large fires, class cancellations, bomb threats, and hazardous material contamination incidents, as well as threats from deranged individuals. The interest in this subject is on target for this years conference and expo. Mass Notification has been the campus "buzz-word" for quite some time now. How does Mass Notification work for the campus environment and the challenges of campuses and the technology to make these systems work? How loud should your messages be? What will make them intelligible to your occupants? Where do you put the speakers and how many should you place? What is reasonable and responsible? In theory, mass notification systems are about people movement and getting the message out in a timely fashion. These events and others that have unfolded over the last couple of years have caused a great swing in the educational marketplace. New guides, standards and codes are being developed. Many were already in the making but recent events have forced the industry to step up the pace. With that I would like to report on what these new papers are and where they are coming from. Many companies will start or have started to approach the universities with their bag of products and calling it “Mass Notification.” I offer to provide a training session on exactly what Mass Notification is and what NFPA, NEMA and other organizations are doing.

Mr. Rodger Reiswig is the Director of Industry Relations at SimplexGrinnell and has over two decades of experience in the life-safety industry. He serves on a multitude of industry boards and committees, including the Technical Committee for NFPA 72 and the newly created Chapter 12 for Emergency Communications Systems. He is also a principal member of the NFPA 72 Technical Correlating Committee, which has oversight over all the chapters in NFPA 72.

On April 16, 2007 a Virginia Tech student went on a rampage that killed 32 fellow students. Then on February 14, 2008, a Northern Illinois University student gunned down five other students before killing himself. Students, their parents, and the general public want to know about the emergency notification procedures that campuses have in place.



Campus Fire Safety Right-to-Know Act

How will this new federal law affect your campus?

MR. PAUL D. MARTIN, President of the Center for Campus Fire Safety
Mr. Paul D. Martin is the Chief of the Bureau of Fire Prevention with the NY State Office of Fire Prevention and Control where he served as a principle architect of NY’s nationally acclaimed Campus Fire Safety Program. Under Paul’s guidance, the staff of the Bureau of Fire Prevention is responsible for fire and life safety inspections in a multitude of facilities throughout New York State-including all colleges and universities; fire safety education and information dissemination intended to elevate the public’s understanding of the danger of fire, and enforcement of the laws and regulations of the state regarding fire safety, which include the world’s first cigarette fire safety standard. He serves on the International Building Code - Means of Egress Committee for the International Code Council where he is active in the development of the Codes under the auspices of the ICC and which serve as a baseline for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the majority of both public and private sector buildings in the U.S.

Hard Fire has achieved excellence in life safety systems since 1945. Protecting life and property is the focus of everything we do. Located in Columbus, Ohio we proudly and efficiently serve our customers throughout Ohio. Protected facilities include colleges and universities, high rise office towers, hospitals, and multi building campus style industrial sites. Our systems provide detection, emergency communication and interface with building automation systems. We also provide engineered clean agent suppression systems for mission critical computer data centers, telecommunication sites and medical equipment.

Please contact us @ 1-800-848-1301 to see the latest in campus mass notification and monitoring technologies integrated into the most flexible and powerful life safety systems in the industry.


Monday, March 8, 2010 9AM-11:15AM Franklin Rooms A & B

Campus Fire Safety Right-to-Know Act
The Campus Fire Safety Right-to-Know Act (sponsored by Congressman Bill Pascrell and Senator Frank Lautenberg, both of New Jersey) requires colleges to report fire safety information to the U.S. Department of Education. Many of the core ideals of the Right-to-Know Act were successfully included in the recently enacted Higher Education Opportunity Act. As a result, academic institutions will be required to make annual fire safety reports available to the public Many of the core ideals of the Right-toKnow Act were successfully included in the recently enacted Higher Education Opportunity Act. The Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) is actively working with the US Department of Education as they develop the regulations that will ultimately guide colleges and universities through their compliance with Campus Fire Safety Right-to-Know. Some of the specific reporting details include:  The number of fires and the cause of each fire  The number of injuries and deaths related to a fire  The value of property damage caused by a fire  Description of the fire protection equipment (alarms/sprinklers) in each on-campus housing unit  The number of regular mandatory supervised fire drills, policies or rules on regarding fire safety education and training programs provided to students, faculty and staff plans for future improvements in fire safety, if determined necessary by such institution.

The Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) is a non-profit organization devoted to reducing the loss of life from fire at our nation's campuses. The mission of the Center for Campus Fire Safety is to serve as an advocate for the promotion of campus fire safety. The Center serves as the focal point for the efforts of a number of organizations and also as a clearinghouse for information relating to campus fire safety.

Sunday March 7, 2010
7:30PM - 8:00PM 8:00PM - 11:00PM

Hyatt Hotel PDR Room (next to restaurant on 2nd Floor) Early Arrival Registration Evening Hospitality Event

Monday March 8, 2010
6:15AM - 8:10AM 8:00AM - 8:30AM 9:00AM - 11:15AM Breakfast Conference Registration Conference Welcome & Keynotes Campus Mass Notification Campus Fire Safety Right to Know 11:15AM - 12:00PM 12:00PM - 1:00PM 1:00PM - 1:50PM Franklin Rooms A&B A Balanced Approach to Campus Lockdowns: Student Safety First 2:00PM - 2:50PM Franklin Rooms A&B UL Certification Program for Proprietary Supervising Stations 2:45PM - 3:00PM 3:00PM - 3:50PM Franklin Rooms A&B Lab Safety - Fire Code Compliance on Your Campus 4:00PM - 4:50PM Franklin Rooms A&B The Three E's of Fire Prevention Conference Technical Exhibits At A Glance Executive Lunch Buffet Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B Changing the Culture: From Celebratory Rioting to Good Fan Behavior Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B Preparing for the Crisis We Hope Never Happens Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B Fire Safety Training and Education for College Students Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B Fire Sprinkler Education Union Rooms C&D NFPA 25: Water Based Fire Protection, An Overview of Inspection, Testing and Maintenance Union Rooms C&D NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, An Overview of Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Union Rooms C&D Water Based Fire Protection and the Impairments That Cause Failures Union Rooms C&D Ten Qualities of a Well Protected University Franklin Rooms A&B Rodger Reiswig & Wayne Moore Paul D. Martin

Mid-Afternoon Coffee Break, Franklin Rooms C&D

5:00PM - 5:40PM Franklin Rooms A&B Public Access AED's

Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B DFPA 720: Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detection and Warning Equipment Executive Dinner Buffet Evening Hospitality Union Rooms C&D NFPA 10: Portable Fire Extinguishers, An Overview of Inspection, Testing and Maintenance

6:15PM - 8:15PM 8:00PM - 11:00PM


Tuesday, March 9, 2010
6:15AM - 7:30AM 8:00AM - 8:50AM Franklin Rooms A&B Auburn Univ. On and Off Campus Greek/Fraternity/Sorority Housing Mandates 9:00AM - 9:50AM Franklin Rooms A&B Fire Protection/Life Safety Code Compliance Approaches for Campus Laboratory Facilities 10:00AM - 10:30AM 10:30AM - 11:30AM Franklin Rooms A&B Assemblies and Atria: Life Safety Design Challenges on Campuses 11:30PM - 12:40PM 1:00PM 1:00PM - 1:50PM Franklin Rooms A&B Fire Protection/Life Safety Code Compliance Approaches for Existing Buildings 2:00PM - 2:50PM Franklin Rooms A&B Campus Fire Safety: Round Table/Town Hall Forum (2 hour session) 3:00PM - 3:50PM Franklin Rooms A&B CONTINUED...Campus Fire Safety: Round Table/Town Hall Forum (2 hour session) 4:00PM Breakfast Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B Off Campus Housing Fire Safety: Can We Do More To Protect Students Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B UI Fire Factor Academy Union Rooms C&D Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems, Design, Installation and Testing Union Rooms C&D Another Approach to Lab Safety Training

Mid-Morning Coffee Break, Franklin Rooms C&D Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B From FireWise to Fruition: DePaul University’s Roadmap to a Successful Campus Fire Safety Program Executive Lunch Buffet Technical Exhibits Close Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B Make The Most of New Annual Exercise Requirements Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B Campus Pandemic Health Emergency: Pandemic Flu Professional Development Workshops Union Rooms A&B Improving Process Flow: New Mobile Data Collection Technologies for Campus Inspections Conference Ends NONE Union Rooms C&D Union Rooms C&D Cyber Stalking Union Rooms C&D Great Escape on Campus Union Rooms C&D 2009 Sorority Rush on the Campus of Purdue University: Greek Rituals and Programs

A Balanced Approach to Campus Lockdowns - Student Safety First With the recent events on campus, we at look at campus lockdown from the safety of the campus community and from the code compliance aspect. Can we really lock people into a building? (016) - Presented by the International Code Council Changing the Culture: From Celebratory Rioting to Good Fan Behavior Riotous threatening fan behavior at major sporting events is a major topic of concern. Using enforcement tactics along with a major push on Good Sportsmanship helped transform the football game day culture at The Ohio State University. After the 2002 Ohio State University vs. University of Michigan football game, the Ohio State University experienced the worse celebratory rioting in its history. In December of 2002 the Ohio State President and City of Columbus Mayor charged a group of faculty, staff, students, alumni, community members, city officials and university administrators with investigating the causes and the most effective strategies for preventing the threatening riotous behavior. - (032) Presented by The Ohio State University Ten Qualities of a Well Protected University The session would detail the ten qualities that university facilities should have in order to protect the institution's physical assets. It is anticipated the information presented will inspire attendees to look at their universities with a loss prevention view and identify areas for improvement. We will identify the hazards and risks presented by university facilities and operations, including some discussion regarding the science of the various hazards, the loss experience related to those hazards, and loss prevention measures to avoid losses resulting from the hazards identified. (004) - Presented by FM Global

UL Certification Program for Proprietary Supervising Stations UL will soon be offering a certification program for Proprietary Supervising stations. This program will provide operators of monitoring centers such as college campuses, manufacturing facilities and retail organizations who monitor their self-owned properties the confidence that their monitoring centers comply with nationally recognized codes. Code authorities will also have the confidence that these types of facilities, which are many times located in distant cities, comply with Proprietary Supervising Station requirements found in the National Fire Alarm Code (NFPA 72). (0036) Presented by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Preparing for the Crisis We Hope Never Happens Preparation will help mitigate the effects of crisis when it happens. This program examines the pre-incident planning, response tools used during a crisis, National Incident Management System and the post incident stress response, which is inevitable in student body or staff. This is a great eye-opener for new or veteran staff who have never had to deal directly with or been on the "front line" during a major crisis. (018) - Presented by Tri-Harbour training Water-Based Fire Protection and the Impairments That Cause Failures This session provides information on the importance of obstruction investigations to the operability of automatic sprinkler systems and water based fire protection. We will provide real world examples of the failures of a sprinkler systems due to obstructed sprinkler piping, lack of maintenance and the resulting large loss fire. (006) - Presented by Hughes Associates

Lab Safety - Fire Code Compliance On Your Campus (NFPA 45) This workshop will be in part an overview of NFPA 45. The standard on Laboratories and facilities using chemicals. This standard provides basic requirements for the protection of life and property in laboratory work where hazardous chemicals are handled through prevention and controls of fires and explosions. To protect personnel from the effects of toxic, corrosive, or otherwise hazardous chemicals to which they may exposed as a result of fire or explosion. We will provide participants with a detailed fire safety inspection checklist they will be able to begin using immediately upon return to their campus. (005) - Presented by City of Corvallis Fire Department, Corvallis, Oregon Fire Safety Training and Education for College Students Welcome NIFAST where our community comes to interact and share best fire safety training and education for college students. Fire safety does not come naturally for most as we have learned through our many years of indepth study. Expert knowledge is the key to being fully prepared. Why should fire safety only be considered one month out of every year, when hundreds of lives are lost everyday due to accidental fires-fires that could have easily been prevented with education? Repetitive and targeted remediation ensure that the teachings will be retained. We will offer ways to provide a solid education to your students. (033) - Presented by NiFAST

conduct, media coverage, evaluation, and improvement planning. Attendees will learn how to make the most of the opportunities created during an exercise to build relationships within the campus and with outside agencies, improve response times, enhance staff and student awareness and training and justify requests for increased funding from university leadership. This session will serve as a basic overview of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP). Learn how to make your exercise program HSEEP-compliant with some simple planning steps and the benefits of utilizing this national standard. Attendees will be introduced to the resources available through the HSEEP Toolkit and how to adapt these tools to your campus’ needs. (026) - Presented by All Clear Emergency Management Group Great Escape on Campus Stay low because heat and smoke rise, stop, drop and roll, keep fresh batteries in the smoke detector, and feel doors for heat. These adages of fire safety are easy to take for granted. That is until you are in a residence hall corridor filled with smoke, relying on the walls for balance and direction. You extend an arm and realize your hand has disappeared. Disorientation sets in as a thick haze swirls in the hallway and a blaring smoke alarm makes it difficult to think. You get low and it is still nearly impossible to see. Exit signs are invisible so you cannot find a door, let alone feel if it is warm. You are wandering blindly in search of an escape route and the smoke continues to thicken. Yet there is little sense of urgency among these students--only a smattering of giggles and a string of comments about the potency of the enveloping shroud of fog. This has been the experience for over 15,000 (+) college students over the last 10 years. Randall Hormann developed this highly effective educational tool geared for first year students. We can take a building (residence hall, frater-

nity house, etc..) student call home and disorient them in a matter of minutes while maintaining safety and control of the training session. Fires and fire-related deaths involving college and university students prompted the need to develop a training program that would educate the students while making it fun and exciting. (037) - Presented by Campus Fire Safety - Round Table/ Town Hall Forum (this is a 2 hour double session workshop) What are colleges and universities doing with their fire safety management plans? We will hear from different institutions on what is being done to successfully protect their campuses. Topics such as fire drills – effect?, mandatory fire safety training for all students, mandatory fire safety training for RA’s and unannounced fire drills. YOU set the agenda. (030) Presented/Moderated by the University of Utah and the Center For Campus Fire Safety. Campus Pandemic Health Emergency - Pandemic Flu Now that the H1N1 Influenza has reached pandemic levels, has your organization developed and revised measures to protect your business throughout the course of this public health concern? At "Implementing Pandemic Planning in the University Environment" you will get a behind the scenes look at the process and resources developed by the Division of Residential and Food Services Pandemic Planning Committee at Michigan State University. This program will share a historical perspective of pandemic flu as well as lessons learned throughout the implementation of pandemic related business continuity plans. (022) - Presented by Michigan State University Cyber Stalking According to the National Institute of Justice, unsolicited email is one of the most common forms of harassment,

including hate, obscene, or threatening mail. As with stalking in the physical world, email stalking can result from an attempt to initiate a relationship, repair a relationship, or threaten and traumatize a person. While email stalking may be comparable to traditional stalking in some instances, it is not restricted to this format. Stalkers can more comprehensively use the Internet in order to slander and endanger their victims. The stalker can assume control of the victim's computer and the only defensive option for the victim is to disconnect and relinquish their current Internet "address". The situation is like discovering that anytime you pick up the phone, a stalker is on-line and in control of your phone. Being knowledgeable about educating students about cyber stalking is extremely important on college campuses, especially since a college community is so close knit. Students rely on computers to assist them in everyday work for school, as well as for social purposes. (020) Presented by LIGATT Security International Improving Process Flow: New Mobile Data Collection Technologies for Campus Inspections Today’s mobile technologies offer well documented advantages for improving field data collection efficiency, integrity and usability.But, how can this technology specifically benefit fire and life safety inspections to improve compliance and timely deficiency corrections? This presentation will focus on business processes to discover the major benefits that using mobile solutions for inspections offers for Managers and Administrative Personnel, Field Inspectors, Related Departments like Facilities to Expedite Response Sequences, Integrating with Organizational ERP, CMMS, Accounting and other Operational Systems IT Administrators, Minimizing Liability Issues, Reducing Operational Costs.

NFPA 72 - National Fire Alarm Code an Overview of Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code, outlines acceptable test methods to be used when testing the fire alarm system, equipment associated with the fire alarm system and accessory equipment. Your fire alarm system will only operate properly if it is maintained noting that impairments/ problems will not be obvious without testing. NFPA 72 is referenced by most fire codes throughout the country including the International Fire Code. (008) - Presented by Hughes Associates The Three "E's" of Fire Prevention Identifying the appropriate avenue, or avenues, to the fire or life safety problem through identifying the risk, audience, behavior and contributing factors. Once the proper course of action is determined we will discuss the different approaches and engineering fixes that are currently available. Some of these include a brief discussion on developing a workable fire and life safety plan, some simple instructional techniques for behavioral change and examples of engineering fixes that are effective, affordable, and currently available on the market. We will also leave a brief period for some specific problem solving. This class is appropriate for Greek or Dormitory application. (007) - Presented by Indiana University Fire Sprinkler Education In Champaign, we have successfully conquered 2 of the 3 E’s of fire safety (Engineering and Enforcement) via a Retrofit Sprinkler Ordinance. In the past 5 years, we have had complete systems installed in over 70 “Certified Housing units” such as fraternities, sororities and privately owned offcampus housing units. Once done, it quickly became apparent that the average 19 or 20 year old does not know how to live with a sprinkler head as their roommate. Our solution – also known as the 3rd E of fire

safety – is an interactive educational game called the Sprinkler Bowl. During this presentation, we will share our ordinance, tell of some of the experiences we’ve encountered when students and sprinklers mix and show one solution to help teach how to live in a sprinklered building. (029) - Presented by Champaign, Illinois, Fire Department NFPA 25 - Water Based Fire Protection - an overview of Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance NFPA 25, Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems. As its name specifies, the standard consolidates all the requirements for sprinkler systems and related systems such as underground piping, fire pumps, storage tanks, water spray systems and foam water sprinkler systems. The main reason for the standard is that inadequate maintenance was one of the contributing factors for system failures. A large percentage of system failures were because of something very simple, such as the inadvertent closing of a valve for whatever reason -maybe maintenance, maybe intentionally, or maybe mistakenly. This standard pays attention to that particular problem. It requires weekly and sometimes monthly inspections of valves to make sure that they open when they're supposed to be. NFPA 25 is referenced by of most fire codes throughout the country including the International Fire Code. (010) - Presented by Chubb Group of Insurance Companies Public Access AED's The purchasing and placement of "Automatic External Deliberators" is probably the easiest part of establishing an effective program for public access to these potentially lifesaving pieces of equipment. We will discuss how to develop an AED program. How much more is needed than just hanging them on the wall, placing them behind a counter, or at the life guard stand at the pool. There are concerns

for vandalism and theft, concerns about misuse of a medical device, concerns about maintaining the devices ready for use, and, of course, concern for the type and amount of training that is needed for students and staff. (011) - Presented by LiferServers, Inc. NFPA 720: Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detection and Warning Equipment This standard is primarily concerned with life safety, not with protection of property. This standard covers the selection, design, application, installation, location, performance, inspection, testing and maintenance of carbon monoxide detection and warning equipment in buildings and structures. This standard contains requirements for the selection, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment that detects concentrations of carbon monoxide that could pose a life safety risk to most occupants in buildings and structures. NFPA 10 - Portable Fire Extinguishers - an Overview of Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance What you might want to know about maintaining and using portable fire extinguishers. NFPA 10, Portable Fire Extinguishers, provides minimum requirements for the selection, placement, inspection, and servicing of portable fire extinguishers. The provisions of this standard apply to the selection, installation, inspection, maintenance and testing of portable extinguishing equipment. 1.1.1 Portable fire extinguishers are intended as a first line of defense to cope with fires of limited size. 1.1.2 The selection and installation of extinguishers is independent of whether the building is equipped with automatic sprinklers, standpipe and hose, or other fixed protection equipment. NFPA 10 is referenced by of most fire codes throughout the country including the International Fire Code. (012) - Presented by Chubb Group of Insurance Companies

Auburn University - On & Off Campus Greek (Fraternity/Sorority) Housing Mandates Auburn University and the City of Auburn entered into a contract agreement to provide a Fraternity Fire Safety Program to address critical fire safety issues in fraternity houses and facilities housing student organizations both on and off campus. The program was created by a committee that included the University's Department of Risk Management and Safety, Office of Student Affairs, Office of Greek Life, University Facilities Division and the City of Auburn. There are four components of the program (as part of this workshop we will cover these 4 items in-depth). (001) Presented by Auburn University 1. Fire Safety Education and SelfInspections. 2. City fire inspector to perform fire code compliance inspection of all fraternities. 3. For all renovations and/or new construction fraternities are required to submit plans and specifications for review and approval. 4. Required Fire Protection Systems and Equipment. All fraternities were to retro-fit fraternity houses by year 2008 and contract a certified fire protection equipment contractor to inspect all systems in accordance with the applicable codes. Off Campus Housing Fire Safety Can we do more to protect students? Local authorities and academic administrators need to rethink their roll and responsibility for off-campus fire safety. Officials need to think beyond passive fire protection and look toward influencing the installation of fire sprinklers in new student housing as well as the retrofit of NFPA 13D compliant fire sprinkler systems in the existing student housing inventory. This presentation will discuss why it is time we look beyond our dependence on smoke alarms (passive fire protection) to a more effective smoke alarm fire / sprinkler

system combination approach to protecting our students from fire in off campus housing. The life safety benefits of such an approach, ideas as to how to influence the future of residential fire protection as well as the components of the systems will be presented. (017) - Presented by National Fire Sprinkler Association Another Approach to Lab Safety Training Wittenberg University (in Springfield, OH) is a small, residential liberal arts college. We have a very strong emphasis on laboratory safety. Most “pre-lab” sessions include a discussion some safety topic, usually one that is relevant to the experiment being performed. Pre-lab readings and on-line quizzes are assigned that force students to come to the pre-lab session with some nominal understanding of a particular safety topic. Then, the pre-lab discussion is often a discussion of various lab scenarios that involve safety issues. When discussing fire safety and fire extinguishers, we invite representatives from the Springfield Fire Department to visit the pre-lab session to talk about fire safety on campus. Each student gets hands-on experience using a carbon dioxide extinguisher on a small alcohol fire. When discussing “emergency response” we also broaden the discussion to “what to do” with regard to a variety of emergencies ranging from lab fires to tornados to “active shooters.” The presentation for the conference would be an overview of our program, including the discussion of safety issues across the chemistry curriculum. (28) - Presented by Wittenberg University Fire Protection/Life Safety Code Compliance Approaches for Campus Laboratory Facilities The volumes of hazardous materials needed in a campus laboratory facility vary, depending on the research and teaching requirements. For example, some facilities place a greater emphasis on chemistry activities, and conse-

quently store and use larger quantities of materials. From a fire protection and life safety standpoint, the model codes contain several design approaches for the storage and use of hazardous materials in such facilities. This presentation provides details of three code compliance approaches for fire protection and separation based on the major applicable requirements contained in the 2006 International Building Code (IBC), 2006 International Fire Code (IFC) and NFPA 45, Standard for Fire Protection in Laboratories Using Chemicals (2004 Edition). The concepts and associated fire protection and life safety features contained in control areas, NFPA 45 laboratory units, and High Hazard occupancies will be discussed and applied to the college and university laboratory setting. (023) - Presented by RJA Rolf Jensen & Associates UI Fire Factor Academy The twin Cities of Champaign and Urbana, along with the University of Illinois, have offered 10 Fire Factor Academies. The day-long fire academies are for college student leaders from various housing units. Each participating Residential Advisor or fraternity or sorority officer is then challenged to go back and help us spread the fire safety message in their university home. To aid them with presentations, we worked closely with a senior level Graphic Arts Class who created a comprehensive safety campaign entitled SUBTRACT STUPIDITY – add smart to the equation. During this presentation we will show the campaign and its corresponding web site. We might just entice you to tap into the creative minds of your own students to come up with new safety messages. (024) - Presented by Champaign, Illinois, Fire Department Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems - Design, Installation, and Testing The Montreal Protocol of 1987 created international restrictions on the production of certain Halon fire

extinguishing agents because of their effects on the ozone layer. Clean agents were developed and introduced in response to the ban on Halon. Clean agents are very effective fire extinguishing agents and are environmentally more acceptable. They leave no residue, are electrically nonconductive and are not cold enough to create thermal stress on the objects being protected. Clean agents are used to protect assets as diverse as computer servers, precious art, archeological artifacts and many other objects that can be damaged or destroyed when they come in contact with fire sprinkler water. The University of Arizona currently has 14 Halon and 10 clean agent systems. NFPA 2001 is the Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems. This presentation will address the design; installation and testing of clean agent systems as required by NFPA 2001. The presentation will also highlight a few lessons learned. (027) - Presented by University of Arizona Assemblies and Atria - Life Safety Design Challenges on Campuses Assembly spaces on a college campuses like lecture halls, performing arts centers, recreation centers or stadiums are often high-profile campus buildings used to attract students, parents, educators and donors. These high occupancy spaces require special attention to occupant’s fire and life safety during design and construction. In this presentation, we will discuss several issues commonly encountered during the design and construction of these spaces of which campus project managers and fire safety officers should be aware. Topics include the use of the mezzanine concept and the separated mixed use approach to reduce the number of stories and construction type of the building, challenges with designing an adequate number of exits with long travel distances, and fire detection by use of traditional devices and new technology available in the marketplace. The presentation will also cover common

challenges with atria on college campuses. Specifically, a brief overview of smoke control system concepts, tradeoffs associated with fire detection methods, and the importance of third party commissioning of a smoke control system will also be presented. (021) - Presented by RJA Rolf Jensen & Associates From FireWise to Fruition: DePaul University’s Roadmap to a Successful Campus Fire Safety Program After Campus FireWise Training in March 2009, we began the quest to work together with residents, student employees and administrators to make important changes. Our Action Plan helped us to amend the procedure for the evacuation of residents, student staff, and staff professionals from residence halls that are in the state of alarm. Our new procedure changed the way we train student staff members as they are now directed to find the quickest and safest way out of the building compared with outdated procedures that required student staff to perform room checks and mark stairwell doors with red tape during evacuation to signify that a floor was checked and cleared. (013) - Presented by DePaul University 2009 Sorority Rush on the Campus of Purdue University - Greek Rituals and Programs Overnight, a sorority house in an offcampus housing area within our jurisdiction was transferred from a residential occupancy into a gathering and dining facility for a rush event. During this formal gathering, a small fire occurred that could have been devastating if it occurred 15 minutes earlier. The presentation contains actual photographs taken on-scene by the fire department. Although the fire was contained and relatively small, the presentation shows the extent that the students will go to conduct their ritual ceremonies which no regard to fire safety. Over 250 candles were found to be in use during the

fire and all the emergency exits were blocked with furniture. This presentation was critical in the Dean of Students office decisions to mandate fire prevention training for Greek Housing and pre-rush inspections for the houses. (025) - Presented by Purdue University Fire Protection/Life Safety Code Compliance Approaches for Existing Buildings This presentation seeks to detail the major requirements and differences contained in the model building codes as applicable to existing buildings. Specifically, this presentation details requirements contained in the International Existing Building Code (IEBC), International Building Code (IBC), and the Life Safety Code and how those requirements are enforced. Requirements that pertain to existing buildings undergoing ordinary repairs, renovations, alterations, change of use and additions are discussed and a methodology of how to analyze existing buildings is detailed. In addition, specifics of how to efficiently analyze existing buildings such that additional measures beyond what the code minimally requires are not implemented are discussed. Lastly, the presentation seeks to show attendees how to analyze existing buildings for accessibility deficiencies and what the various codes and federal standards require upgrading based on the level of work undertaken. (019) - Presented by RJA Rolf Jensen & Associates Make the Most of New Annual Exercise Requirements Under the proposed changes in the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), campuses will have the responsibility of testing their emergency response and evacuation procedures and emergency notification procedures annually beginning in 2010. This session will provide valuable lessons learned and best practices in exercise design, volunteer recruitment and management, safe

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