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    Fire Protection Systems – Fit for purpose and reliable in service?

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    24 April 2018
    BRE, Bucknalls Lane, Watford. WD25 9NH

    Details

    BRE Global and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) are holding a one-day seminar for people who assess or approve fire protection systems.

    Fire industry technical experts from BRE Global, Zurich Risk Engineering, BAFSA, NFCC and others will present on a number of different fire protection systems.

    Case studies and experience from the field will be used to highlight a range of issues with proposed and installed systems.

    Test methods for fire protection components and systems will be presented together with methods for the assessment of systems, with the objective of answering the key questions:

    • Is it in service?
    • Will it work?
    • Has it been designed right?

    There will be an opportunity for delegates to ask questions during an expert panel Q & A session.

     

    Please note places are limited.

    Event programme

    09:30 Registration – Coffee and danish

    10:00 Welcome – Sarah Colwell, BRE Global Director, Fire Suppression

    Outline Programme:

    Property protection principles for fire protection – Gary Howe and Stuart Lloyd, Zurich

    Non-compliant fire suppression systems – Stewart Kidd, BAFSA

    Watermist nozzle issues and test methods – Dr. Louise Jackman, BRE Global

    Benefits and limitations of testing and third party approvals – Nigel Firkins, BRE Global

    Real fire case studies – Ian Bailey, London Fire Brigade

    Passive fire testing – Steve Howard, BRE Global,

    Methodology for assessing and approving fire protection systems - Gary Howe and Stuart Lloyd, Zurich

    Case study - Sprinkler retrofit project. Stuart Ruckledge NFCC

    Question & Answer session – Expert panel of speakers.

     

    Intended audience

    A one-day seminar for people who assess or approve fire protection systems, considering issues about reliability and performance. Of benefit to Local Authority Building Control, Approved Inspectors and Fire Service Fire Safety Specialists.

    For more information:

    Nigel Firkins
    Nigel.Firkins@bre.co.uk
    01923 664880