Automatic Fire Alarm Association 2021 Virtual Annual Breakfast

When? June 8, 2021 at 10 AM (EDT) Topic? Cyber Security and Fire Protection Systems Price? FREE!!!!! Many of our building systems are interconnected for ease of operation. Does that make these same systems vulnerable to outsiders? Join AFAA as our panel of experts take a closer look at Cyber Security in Operational Technology. Hear […]

Kidde Recalls TruSense Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Due to Risk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire

Read more: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Kidde-Recalls-TruSense-Smoke-and-Combination-Smoke-Carbon-Monoxide-Alarms-Due-to-Risk-of-Failure-to-Alert-Consumers-to-a-Fire Recall Date: May 6, 2021 Recall Number: 21-130 Recall Summary Name of product: Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms Hazard: The smoke alarm and the combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarm can fail to alert consumers to a fire. Remedy: Replace Consumers should immediately contact Kidde for a free replacement […]

2020/2021 Meeting Schedule

General Dinner Meetings:  Board Meeting 4:00 – 5:30 pm Cash Bar 5:30-6:00 pm Meeting/Speaker 7:00 – 8:00 pm some meetings run later due to Q & A For any additions or web updates please reach out to Elina Piken (elina.piken@siemens.com) or Bob Ryan (BobR@survivorfiresafety.com) September 17, 2020   AFAA-NJ Board meeting VIRTUAL via Microsoft TEAMS […]

Routine Maintenance and Repairs to Fire Protection Equipment

During the last several weeks, the Division of Fire Safety (Division) has received numerous inquiries from business owners, fire officials, and fire protection equipment contractors concerning fire protection equipment maintenance and repairs. During the COVID-19 epidemic, as in normal times, fire officials and fire protection equipment contractors must ensure fire protection equipment and life safety […]

Honeywell Recalls Gamewell-FCI and Notifier Photoelectric Smoke Sensors Sold with Fire Alarm Systems Due to Failure to Alert of a Fire

Recall Date: June 21, 2019 Recall Number: 19-141 Recall Summary Name of product: “-IV” Intelligent photoelectric smoke sensors sold with fire alarm systems Hazard: The photoelectric smoke sensor can malfunction and cause the fire alarm system to fail to alert occupants in commercial buildings of a fire. Remedy: Replace Consumers should immediately contact Gamewell-FCI or […]

Awards

2017-2018 Ed Reid Person of the year – Scott Nichols AHJ of the Year – Rich Silvia Company of the year – City Fire A&E of the Yr. – Dan Hawkins, P.E. Life Time Achievement – Ed Armm, SET 2016-2017 Ed Reid Person of the Year – Rich Ravaioli AHJ- of the Year – John […]

New York City Updates

2008 and 2011 Code – On-line Updates are Live as well as current updates The one year amnesty period for porting over from the 1968 to the 2008 Building Codes over! NY City is not using the amended the 2008 Code. These amendments are posted on line, these changes and amendments are available using the […]