Fire Safety Event

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be hosting a Tall Building Fire Protection Theatre at the Fire Safety Event at the NEC on 28-30 April.

Bringing together expert speakers from across the industry, sessions will consider a  range of topics from the Government response to fire safety legislation post Grenfell to particular areas of concern, such as providing  adequate compartmentation, and discussing timber frame and cladding issues; and ensuring the competency of installers.

FSE theatre

FSE theatreThe ASFP will also be showcasing its range of training courses, guidance documents and membership services on its stand opposite the theatre entrance.

 

28 April: Tall building fire safety

Speakers will consider the Government response to fire safety legislation post Grenfell.

 10.30- 11.15       An holistic approach to fire safety in tall buildings

                               Hugh Forster, IFC Group

11.30- 12.15        Fire safety legislation post Grenfell  

                               Niall Rowan, Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)

1:30-2.15              The Building Safety Regulations 202? – Looking ahead at compliance!

                               Simon Ince, UL

2.30-3.15              Tall building passive fire protection case study

                               Damien Ward, Checkmate Fire

29 April: Tall building fire safety concerns

A range of industry experts will discuss particular areas of concern, providing advice on ensuring adequate compartmentation, and discussing timber frame and cladding issues.

10.30- 11.15        What do you need to know to manage fire safety in tall buildings?

                               Russ Timpson, Tall Building Fire Safety Network

11.30- 12.15        The impact of modern methods of construction on building fire safety

                               Niall Rowan, Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)

1:30-2.15            Fire compartmentation within SFS / Timber frame Structures

                               Andrew Cooper, HSE Global

2.30-3.15            Understanding passive fire protection

                               Fire Curtain Operation and Applications, David Keeble, Coopers Fire

                               Fire doors, Alan Oliver, Fire Delay

30 April: 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 risk assessment.

10.30-11:15         Ensuring installer competency & ASFP training

                               Niall Rowan, Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)

11.30- 12.15        The importance of passive fire protection as part of a fire risk assessment

                                Joe Ruane, FRMA Ltd

1:30-2.15            Best practice for compartmentation & firestopping

                               Tim Barker, FSi

2.30-3.15           Understanding passive fire protection

                              Structural fire protection, Niall Rowan, ASFP

                              Ducts & dampers, Paul White, Strulik