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The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be hosting a Tall Building Fire Protection Area at the Fire Safety Event at the NEC on 9-11 April.

Bringing together expert speakers from across the industry, sessions will consider:

Day 1: April 9 – Tall building fire safety
Speakers will consider the Government response to the Hackitt review and examine potential changes to regulation, construction and design processes.

10.15 – 11.00
Government response to Hackitt; general PFP and installer competency
Niall Rowan, Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)

11.30- 12.15
What do you need to know to manage Fire Safety in Tall Buildings?
Russ Timpson, Tall Building Fire Safety Network

Day 2: April 10 – Common tall building fire safety concerns
A range of industry experts will discuss particular areas of concern, providing advice on ensuring adequate compartmentation, and discussing cladding issues.

11.00-11.45
PFP concerns and installer competency

Niall Rowan, Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)

11.45-12.30
Next for Fire Safety in Tall Buildings?

Russ Timpson, Tall Building Fire Safety Network

2.00 -2.45
Cladding Concerns 
Howard Passey, Fire Protection Association

Day 3 April 11 – Ensuring competency of installers
Sessions will consider the vital role of competent installers in ensuring the ongoing safety of tall buildings. Speakers will discuss training and qualifications and best practice for compartmentation and the correct installation and maintenance of firestopping and fire doors.

10.45-11:15
Ensuring installer competency & ASFP training

Niall Rowan, Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)

11.15 – 12.00
Best practice for compartmentation & firestopping

Dave Lamb, FSi

1.30-2.15
Correct installation and maintenance of fire doors,
TBC

For further information visit the Fire Safety Event or click to Register for this event