NFPA 80 Balancing Safety and Security with Protected Openings Toolkit

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Item #: SET288
Price: $222.00
NFPA 80 Special Offer:
  • NFPA 80 (2016) Balancing Safety and Security with Fire Doors, Dampers and Door Locking Online Training Series - ($170.00)
  • 2016 NFPA 80 Print - ($52.00)
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  • Description

    Access the training and resources you need to help safeguard openings in rated walls, floors, and ceilings against the spread of fire and smoke with the NFPA 80 Balancing Safety and Security with Protected Openings Toolkit.

    When a fire occurs, fire doors, fire windows, and other openings play a crucial role in occupant life safety and property protection. This new product bundle from NFPA® provides expert information and instruction to help ensure openings in fire-rated assemblies are properly installed, inspected, tested, and maintained to be in working order to confine fire and smoke in an emergency.

    This all-in-one toolkit offers NFPA 80, Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives, print edition along with the NFPA 80, Balancing Safety and Security with Fire Doors, Dampers, and Door Locking Online Training Series at 20% off the total list price. You get the latest edition of the standard along with a specialized four-part course developed by NFPA experts to get you ready to apply its life-saving concepts on the job.

    Get up to date with the most current requirements for fire-rated opening protectives

    NFPA 80 is essential for facility owners, maintenance personnel, AHJs, engineers/designers, project managers, and others responsible for building safety. The easy-to-navigate 2016 print edition offers provisions for the installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire door assemblies, fire window assemblies, fire dampers, fabric fire safety curtains, and fire protective curtain assemblies, as well as:

    • Expanded requirements for fire door labels that help AHJs and end users verify that the assembly or product is appropriate.
    • New section for the required marking of fire rated glazing that offers better usability by promoting standardized requirements.
    • New chapter on fire protective curtain assemblies that addresses new technology.
    • Additional guidance for use of oversized fire doors reflects industry needs.
    • Reorganized requirements for actuation devices for use with fire doors, fire shutters, and fire windows.
    • A new allowance to use specific products on doors exceeding maximum clearance under the bottom of the door that explicitly allows a new category of products, where listed for this use.

    Increase your job skills and professional standing with industry-leading training in a flexible, affordable, and relevant online format

    NFPA 80, Balancing Safety and Security with Fire Doors, Dampers, and Door Locking Online Training Series includes four interactive and engaging one-hour courses that culminate with an exam to test your knowledge and qualify for 0.4 continuing education units. Learn at your own pace in a rich, online educational environment that starts with a solid introduction of the scope and structure of the standard and continues with in-depth instruction on how to locate, interpret, identify, and apply requirements correctly.

    Content covers the inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire door assemblies as well as provisions for fire dampers, smoke dampers, combination fire/smoke dampers, and permissible door locking arrangements.

    Upon completion of the series, you should be able to:

    • Describe the scope, purpose, and organization of NFPA 80
    • Locate the inspection, testing and maintenance requirements, including frequency and documentation for fire door assemblies
    • Distinguish the various types of dampers and their uses
    • Identify permissible arrangements for door locking

    Get the tools you need to decrease hazards to building occupants and perform your duties with skill and confidence

    Slowing the spread of fire and smoke reduces risks of injuries and fatalities. Increase your understanding of how to help protect lives and property by purchasing the NFPA 80 Balancing Safety and Security with Protected Openings Toolkit today.

  • Online Training Demos

    View FREE interactive demonstrations of online training here. Scroll down to the list of courses underneath each subject topic and you will see the words 'FREE DEMO' next to each course on the page which has them.

  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training


    • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
    • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 365 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.
    • Online Training is non-refundable.


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  • Also in NFPA 80: Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives