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October 5, 2023 Standards Development: NFPA 12 (Carbon Dioxide system) Standard, NFPA 12A (Halon 1301 system) standard, and NFPA 2001 (Clean Agent system) standard are in the fall 2024 revision cycle. Public comments on the first draft of these standards are now being accepted. The first drafts may be viewed on the NFPA website. The deadline for public comments is January 4, 2024.
September 21, 2023 Congratulations to GSI consultant Jessica Hubert for being appointed alternate to Tom Wysocki on the NFPA GFE Technical Committee (TC). The GFE Technical Committee develops the NFPA 12 (Carbon Dioxide system) Standard, NFPA 12A (Halon 1301 system) standard, and NFPA 2001 (Clean Agent system) standard. Jessica currently is serving on three TC task groups, one of which she chairs.
Jessica also is a Principal Member of the NFPA Technical Committee responsible for NFPA 1082 (Standard for Facilities Fire and Life Safety Director Professional Qualifications) and NFPA 2800 (Standard on Facility Emergency Action Plans). Jessica also serves as Wysocki's alternate on the NFPA 75 Technical Committee for protection of data processing systems. In addition to her work for GSI and her NFPA Standards activity, Hubert serves as Chair for the NFPA Disability Access Review and Advisory Committee (DARAC).
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July 10, 2023 GSI's Tom Wysocki celebrates 50 years of work in research and development seeking better means to save lives and livelihoods from the ravages of uncontrolled fire. GSI congratulates Tom and wishes him continued success in his mission to advance the science and art of fire protection.
May 19, 2023 During the pandemic Guardian Services Inc. and Moskaluk Consulting pioneered remote witness testing for verification of flow tests, hydrostatic tests, repetitive cycle tests, and other performance tests required for UL and FM listing of systems. Working together our companies successfully completed UL and FM testing of several special hazards systems for clients.
Given the success our companies had working together during the pandemic, GSI and Moskaluk Consulting have agreed to continue offering full product line development services to manufacturers of special hazards fire extinguishing systems. Whether your company needs software development and testing, hardware development and testing, or complete project management leading to listing and approval of systems, GSI working with Moskaluk can fill your company's need. Please contact us for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
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