ASFP Seminar Programme

Practical Guidance for Passive Fire Protection

Tuesday 18 June - Planning PFP for new builds

10:30 - 11:45 | ASFP practical workshop - Protecting building infrastructure

  • ASFP introduction to compartmentation and PFP  - Niall Rowan, ASFP
  • Structural protection – Types of structural protection – David Baron, Hempel
  • Planning for effective compartmentation – Damien Ward, Checkmate
  • The role of smoke curtains as part of a smoke control strategy – Colt

13:00 - 13:45 | Lunchtime lecture - Fire service safety inspections - TBC

14:15 - 15:15 | ASFP practical workshop - Firestopping

  • Overview of types of firestopping product systems – Andrew Kay, Polyseam
  • Project case study – City Tower, Docklands, Barry Beauvis, Sharpfibre

Wednesday 19 June - PFP considerations in refurbishment projects

10:30 - 11:45 | ASFP practical workshop - Auditing & upgrading existing protection

  • ASFP introduction to choosing competent installers – Phil Brownhill
  • Compartmentation - the need for effective firestopping – Rockwool
  • Fire curtain operation and applications – Mike Ward, Coopers Fire
  • Considerations in PFP refurbishment projects – TBC

13:00 - 13:45 | Lunchtime lecture - The Government consultation on fire safety legislation

  • Andrew Alexander, Head of Strategic Policy, Oversight & Risk Strategy Division, Building Safety Portfolio, MHCLG

14:15 - 15:15 | ASFP practical workshop - Fire door considerations

  • Introduction to the specification, installation and maintenance of fire doors - Peter Barker, Warringtonfire
  • Project case study - Du Cane Court fire door replacement - Jim Hannon, LFS

Thursday 20 June - PFP considerations in occupied buildings

10:30 - 11:45 | ASFP practical workshop - Managing PFP maintenance & risk assessment

  • ASFP Introduction to training & risk assessment – Phil Brownhill
  • PFP case study – Hospital refurbishment – Andrew Cooper, Global HSE
  • PFP case study - PFP in tall buildings - Tim Barker, FSi
  • The vital role of cavity barriers and ensuring their correct installation – Al Shaw, Inpro

13:00 - 13:45 | Lunchtime lecture - Impact of Hackitt on cladding considerations - Tim Cansiz, FPA

14:15 - 15:15 | ASFP practical workshop - Specifying the right product

  • ASFP Introduction to specification and the ASFP Intumescent specification guide - Andrew Taylor
  • Selecting Fire Protection Products and Understanding the Scope of Application Evidence - Simon Ince & Ross Newman - UL