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AFSA Graduates Inaugural ITM Class

Program Promotes Student Success The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to have graduated its first Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development Program cycle and the results are in! Students and supervisors have given the program high marks, while boasting well above national first-time passage rates on NICET …

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And the Award Goes to…

Nominate Those Who Have Made an Impact on the Fire Sprinkler Industry The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is accepting nominations for its top honors: the prestigious Henry S. Parmelee award esteemed Fire Sprinkler Advocate of the Year award, and the new yet highly regarded Young Professional of the Year …

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AHJs and Contractors

Develop Good Relationships According to NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, “the ‘Authority Having Jurisdiction’ [AHJ] is the organization, office or individual responsible for enforcing the requirements of a code or standard or for approving equipment, materials, an installation or a procedure.” It should be no surprise …

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Increasing Productivity

The Field/Office Connection What is the “secret ingredient” to ensure a successful field workforce? Is it pay, benefits, apprenticeship, mentoring, quality tools and equipment, or maybe communication? This is a question for which companies struggle to find an answer, and one that can make or break the company. Like baking …

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Scholarships + Sprinklers

A Recipe for Success The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to offer financial assistance and public awareness of sprinklers through its online scholarship program, AFSAscholarship. org. A total of $25,000 is awarded through this public awareness campaign to 10 lucky graduating high school seniors and five college students …

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AFSA Updates Fitter Training Series

Customize Training to Your Business’ Needs The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Fire Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship Training Series has steadfastly remained the tried-and-true answer for fire protection contractors throughout the country seeking to raise the bar for their fitters’ training. For over 30 years, this four-level series has kept pace …

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AFSA Offers Assistance and Awareness

$20,000 in Scholarships Available to High School Seniors The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to offer financial assistance and public awareness about fire safety to students across the country. Through its online scholarship program, AFSAScholarship.org, AFSA is spreading the word about fire sprinklers and awarding $20,000 in scholarships to …

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Thank You for Your Support!

Members Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries As the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) celebrates its 36th anniversary in 2017, we also recognize those members who are celebrating milestone membership anniversaries. The member companies featured in the table below have belonged to AFSA for 15 or more years of continuous membership. Several members …

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Welcome Your 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Officers and Directors Lead AFSA The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) held its 2017-2018 officer elections during the September 24, 2017 Board meeting at AFSA36: Convention, Exhibition & Apprentice Competition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Wayne Weisz, Cen-Cal Fire Systems, Lodi, California, was elected Chairman of the Board. Other officers elected …

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