Harrington Group, Inc. Principal & Fire Protection Engineer Contributes to Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual

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Phil Friday, Principal and Senior Fire Protection Engineer at Harrington Group, Inc., has written a chapter concerning hazardous materials for the latest edition of The Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual.

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Phil Friday, Principal and Senior Fire Protection Engineer, Harrington Group, Inc.

Phil is a principal of our firm and an excellent fire protection engineer with extensive experience in code consulting work. He has become a well respected member of the NFPA Technical Committee on Hazardous Chemicals over the years...

Phil Friday, Principal of Harrington Group, Inc. and Senior Fire Protection Engineer, has written a chapter for the latest edition of The Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual. The ninth edition of the manual is due out on May 22, 2012 and is the most up-to-date inspection reference manual for those interested in fire protection, fire safety, and life safety inspections. It provides step-by-step guidance through the complete fire inspection process, with special emphasis on life safety considerations. Mr. Friday’s chapter, titled “Hazardous Materials”, reviews how the storage, use, and handling of hazardous materials are regulated in buildings, how to identify and classify different hazardous materials, and what protection measures may be required to ensure that adequate safeguards are provided.

Mr. Friday has over 14 years of experience in the fire protection engineering industry and has been a key member of Harrington Group’s team since joining the firm in 2002. His experience includes fire protection system design, building and fire code analysis, fire origin and cause determination, and fire protection system failure analysis. He also specializes in forensic fire reconstruction and analysis using computer modeling and laboratory testing. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, with a Master of Science degree in Fire Protection Engineering and earned his B.S. degree in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee.

CEO and Founder of Harrington Group, Jeff Harrington, states:

Phil is a principal of our firm and an excellent fire protection engineer with extensive experience in code consulting work. He has become a well respected member of the NFPA Technical Committee on Hazardous Chemicals over the years, and he has been an active member. Phil has used his expertise related to building/fire codes and chemical risks and written a new chapter for this manual that presents related technical information in a clear and concise manner that can be understood and used by the practitioner immediately.

To order your copy of the Ninth Edition of The Fire and Life Safety Inspection Manual, please visit the Jones & Bartlett Learning website.

Harrington Group, Inc. is a fire protection engineering consulting firm headquartered in Duluth, GA, with an additional office in Charlotte, NC. The firm is committed to providing its clients with creative solutions, while optimizing the relationship between cost and benefits. Established in 1986 by Jeffrey L. Harrington, P.E., FSFPE, the firm has become one of the most experienced and respected practices dedicated to fire protection engineering headquartered in the southeast.

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