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Elevators for the Fire Service
June 19 @ 09:00 - 11:00Free
Presented by: Keith Lippincott, Chief Fire Protection Engineer UMD College Park
This session discusses Elevator Code requirements, both new and existing (what a first responder may see depending upon age of bldg.) NFPA, IBC and the MD State Elevator Codes. Explanation of the different types of elevators. (Traction, Hydraulic, Machine Room) Inspection process for accepting an elevator into service. Not just fire service related items but the entire elevator testing/acceptance process.
Elevator Operations. The Codes do permit the use of elevators as part of the egress paths from a building, etc. This session would outline the unique aspects associated with using elevators for egress as well as typical FD operations. Presentation includes representative(s) from the State Elevator Inspectors Office and/or Local Elevator Companies.