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Inspection an Testing of Fire Alarm Systems Performance Measures

Level I Performance Measures

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 Maintain person safety on the job site.

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 Select and use the proper tools, materials, and instruments for Level I tasks.

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 Identify and test control units, power supplies, and off-premises communication equipment.

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 Identify and test common notification and initiating devices.

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 Identify and apply the inspection and testing methods as defined in NFPA 72.

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 Prepare documentation of inspection and testing activities in accordance with NFPA 72 requirements.

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 Read and interpret system plans to locate fire alarm system devices.

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 Locate and identify fire alarm system interfaces with other systems.

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 Recognize and report either external signs of obstruction or damage to fire alarm system devices.

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 While performing inspections, communicate with the facility owner, occupants, and AHJ to exchange   needed information about inspection and testing activities and alarm coordination.

 

Level II Performance Measures

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 Identify the major components of specialized systems and their functions.

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 Identify the fire alarm system interfaces with suppression and pre-action systems, as well as their   components, wiring, and functions.

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 Read and apply manufacturers’ information to correctly inspect and test interfaces with specialized   equipment, such as flame detectors, radiant heat detectors, mass notification systems, smoke control   equipment, and so forth.

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 Recognize and report external signs of damage or obstructions to the proper operation of specialized   equipment, such as flame detectors, radiant heat detectors, mass notification systems, smoke control   equipment, and so forth.

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 Determine signal paths and interactions from system plans.

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 Predict the fire alarm system response to a signal or activity generated by an interfaced suppression   or pre-action system and vice versa

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 Identify and apply inspection and testing frequencies and methods, as defined in NFPA 72.

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 Properly document testing activities and findings in accordance with the relevant standards and   authorities.

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 Plan the inspection and testing of a large, complex fire alarm system, including coordination with the   owner and with other trades, specialties, and authorities.

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 Coordinate the activities of a team of inspectors on a large, complex inspection and testing job   effectively to ensure a full and accurate accounting of the condition and status of the system and   satisfaction of the requirements of the applicable standards and authorities.