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Mentoring Matters

Why You Should Get Involved with AFSA’s Mentor Program Mentorship is overflowing with benefits for both the mentor and mentee. Mentorship relationships are customizable and look different from person to person. The process doesn’t have to be a dry “check-the-box” style approach, but can rather look however you want it …

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A Different Outcome

Fire Prevention Week Spotlights Steps to Stay Safe and Prevent Fire Tragedies Earlier this year, a devastating fire ravaged a family’s home in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The fire broke out in the early morning hours, trapping and claiming the lives of all seven of the family’s children, aged 14 to …

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Fire Alarms Webinar

Avoiding Inspection Issues and Interfacing Program Free for AFSA Members The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) will present “Avoiding Inspection Issues & Interfacing with Fire Alarms” webinar on November 21, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. (Central time). This webinar connection and content is free to all AFSA members. Webinar Details Learn …

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Developing ITM Inspectors

Training Program Helps Companies Grow and Get Ahead As Benjamin Franklin once said, “an investment in knowledge always pays the best interest,” and the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to live that statement in its core values. In the effort to grow industry education, AFSA is pleased to …

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ITM Forms Updated

Documents Revised for 2011 Edition of NFPA 25  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has unveiled updated inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) report forms to the 2011 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, from the previously available NFPA 25, 2008 …

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AFSA Apprentices Win Big at ABC NCC

Eckert Wins Gold; Patch Wins Silver  The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) was well represented at the 32nd Annual Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) National Craft Championship (NCC) held in Long Beach, California, during the ABC national convention. Two AFSA apprentices won big during the ABC competition: Richard Eckert with …

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