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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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Dry System Valve Trip Testing

All That It Entails With all that NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, includes, few things are as straight forward as the trip testing of a dry system valve. Straight forward, however, does not mean uncomplicated. So, don’t lose focus during this …

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Grow Your Business With ITM

AFSA Offers Two Inspector Development Program Classes in 2019 Start 2019 off right and register your students in the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development Program. Professionalize the role of your inspection team with this comprehensive 20-month program that provides a blended learning environment …

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Quick-Opening Devices

How You Can Make a Difference with ITM How many times have you shown up to a facility for a dry-pipe valve inspection or test, and entered the riser room only to find the water and air normal, but the valve supplying air to the quick-opening device closed? It happens …

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NFPA 25, 2017 Edition

What’s New? If you read this magazine, then you already know the 2017 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, was ready for adoption last year. You may even know whether your jurisdiction has adopted it or not. Yes, three years …

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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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President’s Report: Dedication

President's Report: Dedication

Dedication. The quality of being dedicated or committed to a task or purpose. When we reflect upon why AFSA was incorporated in 1981, the phrase “dedicated to the educational advancement of its members” is the key reason the organization came into being. As I’ve said to numerous elected leaders within …

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ITM Program Celebrates Successful Inaugural Cycle

ITM Program Celebrates

Training Helps Students Succeed and Companies Grow Are you looking to grow your business? Do you have employees seeking advancement opportunities within your company? Do you believe in the value of training? If so, then look no further than the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) ITM (Inspection, Testing and Maintenance) …

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