Wayne Alarm's James Keighley Appointed to NFPA 72 Code Committee

James Keighley, technical operations manager for Wayne Alarm Systems in Lynn, Mass., has been appointed to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) Code Committee NFPA 72.

NFPA 72 covers the application, installation, location, performance, inspection, testing and maintenance of fire alarm systems, supervising station alarm systems, public emergency alarm reporting systems, fire warning equipment and emergency communications systems (ECS). The NFPA-72 Code Committee formulates the necessary codes used to formulate regulations and laws by states and countries worldwide to minimize the possibility and hazards of fire and other risks.

Keighley, a recognized expert in the fire alarm field, has been with Wayne Alarm Systems for where 18 years where he is responsible for the design of security and life safety systems and their implementation. Keighley holds a master electrician license in several states as well as a Nicet II and Boston F1 master box certification. Keighley also serves on the Lynn Vocational Technical Institute electrical advisory board, the Central Station Alarm Association Standards Committee and the Electronic Security Association Fire Life Safety Committee.

Keighley is passionate about the work he is doing with the committee, explaining, “We’re working constantly to improve these systems in a practical purpose to bring people peace of mind, safety and security. Fire and security systems are essential for the safety of everyone in residences, hospitals, factories and commercial buildings.”

 “We feel that it is important to give back to the industry and the communities we serve," explained Ralph Sevinor, Wayne Alarm's founder and president. “That’s why all team members at Wayne Alarm are encouraged to participate and donate their time to these important causes. We are all very proud of James and his dedication to our company and the industry.”

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