exida Recorded Webinars

How to Effectively Use Certified Equipment in Fire and Gas Systems (Part 1)

Recording Date: September 2017

This webinar is a collaboration with MICROPACK (Engineering) Ltd with special guest James McNay.

Certifying detectors is an important step in achieving and reassuring safety for Fire and Gas Systems (FGS). How these products are used in a system is just as important.

With an increased scrutiny and more robust requirements, Fire and Gas (F&G) Mapping has become a critical step. How would one review the F&G coverage of a facility is adequate? What yardstick would be used in determining suitability of the system? How do we audit this coverage in light of facility modifications throughout the facility lifecycle?

This webinar will not only talk about certifying a F&G product but will also investigate the typical processes of a F&G Mapping exercise and discuss the benefits of a consistent approach to FGS Design throughout the lifecycle of a facility.

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About the Presenter:

Ted Stewart, CFSP

Ted Stewart Ted Stewart graduated from the University of Central Florida. While achieving his Industrial Engineering degree he worked for Lockheed Martin analyzing and enhancing their Earn Value tracking PM tools. He also was assigned to streamline existing processes and saved the company over 300k in annual labor costs. Accomplishing these tasks made him a certified Green Belt in Six Sigma. He then accepted an offer from Harris Corporation in Melbourne, FL. During his 4 ½ year tenure with the company he helped transition and lead the program management efforts successfully for over 20+ classified products which ranged from products in the development phase and onto the production phase. Ted is now a project manager and quality deputy for exida in the Sellersville, PA location. He will be focusing his efforts communicating with key clients who are looking for product certification and managing the personnel certification sectors.