Fire Safety Conference

8 October 2013, etc.venues Liverpool Street, London E1


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BSI announces the 5th annual Fire Safety Conference

This must-attend one day conference will give you the opportunity to hear the latest updates on the revision to a number on key fire safety standards. Join conference Chairman, David Smith, Chairman of BSI Committee FSH/14 (Fire precautions in buildings) as he leads an information-packed day.

Hear from top industry speakers and join the discussion

  • Learn about the implications of the CPR changes and how they will impact on you and the broader fire safety industry
  • Hear a compilation of examples of how Fire and Rescue Services are using BS 9991:2011 from Alan Brinson, Executive Director of the European Fire Sprinkler Network
  • See what more you can do to improve safety planning for vulnerable groups, with a session from Elspeth Grant, Director of Triple A Consult on disability issues to consider in fire safety planning and a session from Neil Perdell, National Technical Manager at Aico Ltd on BS 5446-3 Smoke alarms for vulnerable groups
  • Join Prof David Charters, Director of Fire Engineering at BRE Global as he discusses the revisions to BS 7974 – Application of fire safety engineering principles
  • Gain an understanding of the changes to BS 7346 – Components for smoke and heat control systems, hear from Paul White, Managing Director, Advanced Smoke Group Ltd

Other highlights include:

  • A keynote address from Sir Ken Knight, Chairman, BSI Committee FSH/0 (Strategic policy group for fire standardization)
  • Discussions on the Competent Assessor
  • A comprehensive update on the BS 999 series
  • An update on the fire safety aspects of the National Building Regulations

Meet with the industry

Network with your peers and industry experts at this important event. This conference will be essential attendance for those responsible for the design and management of both commercial and residential buildings.

Eligible for CPD points

Supported by:

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Agenda

8:30 - 9:20 Registration


9:20 - 9:30 Chairman’s opening remarks

David Smith, Chairman, BSI Committee, FSH/14 (Fire precautions in buildings)


9:30 - 9:55 Keynote Address

Sir Ken Knight, Chairman, BSI Committee FSH/0 (Strategic policy group for fire standardization)


9:55 - 10:25 Smoke Alarms:

  • How safe are your children?
  • 12 children in Derbyshire have died in house fires between 2010 and 2012
  • The case of 6 children that should have survived
  • The  research the question is how this could happened and why? 

Dave Coss, Watch Manager, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service


10:25 - 10:50 Disability issues to consider in fire safety planning

Elspeth Grant, Director, Triple A Consult

10:50 - 11:00 Q&A 


11:00 - 11:20 Morning tea and coffee


Standards in Action


11:25 - 11:50 Fire and Rescue Services use of BS 9991:2011: A collection of examples

Alan Brinson, Executive Director, European Fire Sprinkler Network


11:50 - 12:15 An introduction to PAS 7: 2013 – Fire Risk Management Systems Specification 

  • Formalise your fire risk management system
  • Comprehensive compliance with legislation 
  • Improved risk mitigation 
  • Additional assurance for key stakeholders
  • Consider Certification

Ben Bradford, Managing Director, BB7


12:15 - 12:40 BS 5446-3 Fire and carbon monoxide alarms for deaf and hard of hearing people

  • Why is the revision necessary?
  • Who is represented on the working group?
  • What changes are required?
  • How will it be achieved?
  • When will it be available?

Neil Perdell, National Technical Manager, Aico Ltd


12:40 - 12:50 Q&A


12:50 - 13:50 Lunch


13:50 - 14:15 Interactive delegate discussion session: The competent assessor and what does it mean to you?

Facilitator: Brian Robinson, Fire Sector Federation Chairman

14:15 - 14:55 Update on the BS 999X series 

  • Revisions to key fire safety Standards
  • BS 9999:2008 – Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings
  • BS 9990:2006 - Code of practice for non-automatic fire-fighting systems in buildings
  • BS 9991:2011 - Fire safety in the design, management and use of residential buildings. Code of practice

David Smith, Chairman, BSI Committee, FSH/14 (Fire precautions in buildings)


14:55 - 15:05 Q&A


15:05 -15:35 Afternoon tea and coffee


15:35 - 15:55 BS 7974 – Application of fire safety engineering principles

Prof David Charters, Director of Fire Engineering, BRE Global

15:55 - 16:20 BS 7346 – Components for smoke and heat control systems. And the revision to BS 7346-7 and BS 7346-8  

  • Defining  responsibilities and how requirements should be determined, leading to the selection of the correct equipment 
  • Guidance on safe installation, commissioning and future maintenance
  • BS7346-7 – gives new details on stacker parking systems and greater guidance on electrical install, ducted systems, commissioning and documentation
Paul White, Managing Director, Advanced Smoke Group Ltd

16:15 - 16:30  Chairman’s closing remarks


Book Now

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Definition of rates:

Standard rate:  Includes organizations that are not controlled by the government. Often have Ltd or plc at end of full company name.

Public Sector: organizations providing basic government services including, the police, military, public roads, primary education and healthcare. This rate also applies to local authorities, councils and government departments, schools and hospitals.

SME rate: An organization that employs fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not exceeding £25 million

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