Building Officials you won't want to miss an information packed accredited day of education!

Firestop Solutions Inc. & Medigas® Service & Testing Company, Divisions of Medigas® Life Safety Group are offering two educational seminars that have been accredited by both the A.I.A and N.Y.S for a total of 6 hours.

Medical Gas Codes & Inspection Outline
1) Types of Medical Gas Systems
2) Installation Procedures & Methods: Which Codes are used?
Who Installs these systems? What are the required
credentials? Who is responsible for the inspection? Who is
responsible for the Maintenance?
3) Medical Gas Equipment
4) Operational Planning & Design
5) NFPA 99C (1999, 2002 & 2005 editions)
6) Proper Tools & Equipment
7) Qualification of Installers
9) Examples of correct vs. incorrect medical gas installationsis being presented by:

Medical Gas Codes & Inspection is being presented by Frank Rudilosso who founded Medigas® Life Safety Group in 1989 when he started Medigas® as a medical gas service & testing organization. Prior to starting Medigas®, Frank’s career included various mechanical and technical management positions within the service & manufacturing industries.

Today, the company is recognized in the Tri-State Area as the leader of medical gas systems, providing turn-key installations, quality service, testing, medical gas equipment sales and preventative maintenance systems.

Frank is a NITC/ASSE Medical Gas Installer, Inspector, Instructor and MGPHO credentialed Verifier. He also holds memberships in the National Fire Protection Association, the American Society of Plumbing Engineers, the American Society of Sanitary Engineers, the American Society of Healthcare Engineers of the American Hospital Association, as well as the LI Healthcare Life Safety Association.

Firestopping Fundamentals Outline
1) Elements of Fire Protection
2) Code Requirements
3) Active Fire Protection
4) Effective Compartmentation
5) Testing Standards
6) UL Classified Systems
7) Engineering Judgments
8) Installation Procedures
9) Firestop Quality Process
10) Firestop Inspection Problems

Firestopping Fundamentals is being presented by Peter Schmidt who is committed to raising the standards of life safety and building preservation through public awareness and improved regulatory practices in the firestop industry. He is actively involved with the training of building professionals, including Inspectors, Fire Marshals, and the Department of Health. Recently, he has had the opportunity to write the firestopping specification for the code compliance division of the Dormitory Authority for the State of New York. He also has trained over 50 engineers for PANYNJ in preparation of proper firestop inspections on the Freedom Tower. Peter Schmidt is employed by Firestop Solutions, the country’s first Factory Mutual FM 4991 Contractor, first Hilti Accredited, one of the first UL Approved Firestop Contractors.

Both Educational Seminars are being offered at the Terryville Fire Department on October 20th, 2010 from 10am to 2pm.

Terryville Fire Department
19 Jayne Boulevard
Port Jefferson, NY 11776

If you are interesed in attending this information packed educational day please contact Jennifer M. Andersen by email or phone:

jandersen@medigaslifesafety.com or 631-563-4040