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Digital Voice: the next step in the UK’s digital transformation and how alarm signalling will be affected
10:20 - 10:50
session
Post Grenfell update
11:00 - 11:50
session
Technical Director
The FPA

Following the worst fire in living memory this session will look at what has changed in the sector in the last 12 months and what is planned for the future.

Who is the responsible person?
12:00 - 12:50
session
Head of Training & Risk Services
The FPA

Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires the ‘responsible person’ to provide and maintain sufficient fire safety. This talk will establish who the responsible person is and what responsibilities they hold, helping to demystify this important part of the legislation.

Fire Sector Federation: Fire Competency Framework
13:00 - 13:50
session
Vice Chair
Fire Sector Federation

 A working document has been prepared to assist in the development of competency by individuals operating in the subject discipline of fire and fire safety by outlining a framework of areas of study to gain knowledge and education.

Stay put and refuge areas
14:00 - 14:50
session
The Fire Brigades Union

This talk will explore the topical and easily mismanaged policy of occupants
“staying in a building during a fire being the safer option over evacuation”.
It will specifically cover:
• Why would you keep people in a building as opposed to evacuate?
• Refuges or places of safety within a building
• The principle of compartmentation
• What can go wrong and challenges of adopting the policy

Fire testing of Facades BS8414
15:00 - 15:20
session
Technical Director
The FPA
Fire Stopping
15:30 - 16:00
session
Technical Director
Rockwool