FIREX Seminars

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Expertise & Guidance Theatre

Review of Government Response to Hackitt/ ADB Review and Impact on Passive Fire Protection
10:45 - 11:15
Session
CEO
Association for Specialist Fire protection [ASFP]

Synopsis coming soon

Discussion of the Key Changes to BS 5839-6:2019
11:20 - 11:50
Session
National Technical Manager
AICO

During this session, Aico’s National Technical Manager will be discussing the new revision of bs 5839-6:2019. With the recent changes having come into effect, Andy will take you through what these changes are, what they mean to the Fire Industry and what impact they are likely to have. Visit this presentation to find out more and ask any questions that you may have.

Upskilling and Determining Competency Through Training and Qualifications
11:55 - 12:25
Session

Richard will discuss the importance of training and qualifications as a way of demonstrating competency. He will also outline the role the BRE Academy has in delivering training.

The Development of Tests to Assess the Performance of Video Fire Detectors
12:30 - 13:00
Session

This presentation explores the development of test methods to assess the performance of video smoke and video flame detectors. The successful development of methods for testing these types of detectors on the bench and to full size fires paves the way for the drafting of a standard to certify these complex systems supporting their increased use in the future.

Insights into Smoke Control in Buildings
13:10 - 13:50
Session
Owner & Director
Smoke Ventilation Consultancy

Synopsis coming soon

Identifying Causes and Proposing Ways to Reduce Fire Fatalities and Serious Fire Injuries in Scotland
14:40 - 15:10
Session

This presentation will explore some of the preliminary findings from a collaborative research study to identify the causes of fire injuries and fatalities in Scotland. By analysing data from the Incident Recording System used by Fire and Rescue Services to record all incidents attended a number of recommendations have been proposed that using technology can potentially help to reduce these.

Fire risk assessment
16:00 - 16:30
Session
Representative
Safety-Management UK

It's not auditing, it's identification of risk then offering suitable and sufficient strategies to control that risk. Grenfell has worried built environment operators, they are more focused on compliance, with suitability being the poor cousin.