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37001 Core
37002 Core
37003 Core
37004 Core
37005 Core
37006 Non-Core
37007 Non-Core
38001 Special
38002 Special
38003 Special
38004 Special
38005 Special
38006 Special
38007 Special
38008 Special
38009 Special
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37005 AVOIDANCE OF NUISANCE ALARMS


37005 is a Level IV General Core Work element.

General Work Elements are categorized as either Core or Non-Core Work Elements. All Level IV General Core Work Elements constitute a mandatory requirement for achieving certification at Level IV.

37005 DESCRIPTION
Understand the importance of proper location of fire detectors and the need for an ongoing maintenance program for automatic fire alarm systems. Understand available system features to reduce unwanted alarms from smoke detectors and other initiating devices, including alarm verification for spot type smoke detectors, positive alarm sequencing, cross zoning, electronic and pneumatic retard mechanisms for sprinkler water flow switches, and presignal systems (where permitted by the AHJ). (NFPA 72, NFPA 101, UL 864, ANSI A17.1, Training Manual on Fire Alarm Systems, Fire Protection Handbook.)

37005 REFERENCES:
NFPA 72
NFPA 101
UL 864
ANSI A17.1
Training Manual on Fire Alarm Systems
Fire Protection Handbook

NICET TEST PREPARATION HANDBOOKS are now available for this element and for every element in level 1 through level 4.

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