Fire Protection Course

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The 2018 course enrollment period is now closed.
Details for the 2019 course will be available here soon.

Learn what you need to know about fire protection at power generating plants from HSB PLC experts, and gain vital insight from those who know fire protection best. This course - presented to the public since 1977 - is designed to provide utility operating personnel, power plant designers, and property risk evaluators with an understanding of the concepts, hardware and functions of fire protection as they apply to the electric power generating industry. This understanding is the starting point for providing and maintaining appropriate fire protection for power plants.

Information will be presented on the following topics:

Fire Protection Principle: Power Plant Fire Hazards & Protection:
  • Chemistry & Physics of Fire
  • Fire Detection Systems
  • Fire Suppression Systems
  • Passive Fire Protection
  • Life Safety Requirements
  • Fire Emergency Planning
  • Industrial Fire Hazards
  • Turbines/Generators
  • Electrical Equipment/Auxiliaries
  • Grouped Electrical Cables
  • Coal-Fired Power Plants
  • Gas- & Oil-Fired Power Plants
  • Hydroelectric Power Plants
  • Combustion Turbines
  • Green power alternatives
When & Where: October 16-18, 2018
Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
Universal Orlando
6601 Adventure Way
Orlando, FL 32819
Cost & Terms: $1095 (Excluding travel and living expenses)

A block of guest rooms has been reserved at the group rate of $189 per night plus tax. Please secure your reservations by September 17, 2018. Please call the Loews Reservation Center at 1-866-360-7395 or fax to 407-503-9208.

Reference the following when making your reservation:
Group Name: Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection/Insurance
Meeting Name: HSB Fire Protection for Power Plants

To assist with your travel plans, the class commences at 8:00am each day and will conclude by 3:30pm on the final day. Continental breakfast, complete lunch and afternoon refreshment will be provided. Dinner is at your own expense.

For more details or to register

Please call HSB PLC at (908) 204-8067 for general course details. Please make your check payable to HSB, P.O. Box 22100 Network Place, Chicago, IL 60673-1221. Payment may also be made by credit card (VISA, Mastercard, Discover and American Express) by calling (800) 472-1866.

For On-Line Registration: click here.  


HSB Professional Loss Control is a dynamic engineering consulting firm that provides a broad range of services in the field of fire protection engineering, including training presented by their experienced and qualified instructors. HSB PLC personnel have been involved in the development and presentation of over 140 courses and seminars on fire protection for power plants since 1976, and a major portion of the company's activities have centered on fire protection and risk management applied to the utilities industries throughout the United States and overseas.

These fire protection services have included developing fire hazard analyses, developing engineering design criteria, developing design specifications, reviewing engineering design, developing and presenting training programs, reviewing research and testing programs, developing detailed plant prefire plans, and providing surveys and audit services. This experience provides us with a valuable understanding of fire hazards and current hazard control techniques available to the electric power generating industry.

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