Topic: Fire Codes and Legislation


The IFMA Tulsa April monthly meeting was held on April 24th at the Tulsa Country Club.  Our guest speaker was Tom Palmer, President of Automatic Protection Systems and FireCo.  Tom is a member of many fire industry related organizations and currently is President of the Oklahoma Association of Fire Equipment Dealers (OAFED).

Tom gave a brief overview of the following topics:

  • The City of Tulsa code adoption process and developments
  • New Senate bill for portable fire extinguishers and pre-engineering supression systems
  • Legislative changes and how it will affect the industry

Next month's meeting will be a tour of the new OSU-Tulsa Advanced Technology Research Center (ATRC) on the campus of OSU-Tulsa.