Is a fire marshal, an authority having jurisdiction (AHJ), allowed to modify the fire code in a municipality without an amendment to the fire code? Security Sales & Integration columnist Ken Kirschebaum discusses in the latest "Legal Briefing" column.
Ken Kirschenbaum · May 06, 2015
Security systems integrators must comply with the requirements issued by authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) when designing and installing access control systems or it could lead to a fatal injury.
Jeff Zwirn · January 20, 2015
Learn how to prevent your plan from being a bottleneck in your project.
January 06, 2014
Have your central station provide automatic system status reports to AHJs.
By Kevin Lehan · April 30, 2013
Sometimes a security company gets caught in the middle when there is a dispute between a client and the local AHJ (authority having jurisdiction). In one such incident, the AHJ sent a letter to a customer stating that unless action was taken responder services would cease.
By Ken Kirschenbaum · November 08, 2011
An important part of what makes fire/life-safety systems easy to sell is that municipal and county governments, by way of sanctioned building departments and knowledgeable inspectors, have established laws or ordinances mandating their installation and maintenance ...
By Al Colombo · August 05, 2010
Beginning in July, the free program will offer more than 40 hours of online training, and will focus primarily on code specific technology, such as NFPA 72 and NICET Fire Alarm.
May 17, 2010
By establishing a highly successful education program for its existing clientele, prospects and AHJs, a fire and security systems integrator has made a powerful case for value-added selling. It demonstrates how relationship and revenue building go hand-in-hand.
May 16, 2010
The Rochester Housing Authority (RHA) is considering initiating a video surveillance program to monitor its public housing complexes...
April 19, 2010
System Sensor's i³ line of smoke detectors has received ETL listing from Intertek, a provider of quality and safety solutions serving a range of industries worldwide.
July 08, 2009