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Fire & Safety Division Annual CPD Seminar 2017


Monday, May 15, 2017


9:30 AM - 4:00 PM


Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland


Early Bird Member: €195 Early Bird Non-Member: €245 Early Bird rate expires Friday 5th May, 2017

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Seminar Overview
This one-day seminar, organised by the Fire & Safety Division of Engineers Ireland, will cover a broad range of topics relating to persons involved in fire safety and in fire loss prevention.

Presentations on the day will address a broad range of current fire safety challenges and solutions including: an update on how the fire safety industry is actively meeting the challenges posed by the Building Control (Amendment) Regulations; 3rd party certification of passive fire protection installation; an update on the revised code of practice BS9999; and hospital evacuation strategies and preplanning with the emergency service. There will also be a presentation on the TGD-B Volume 2 and the practical issues associated with this publication.

Seminar Aim
The aim of the seminar will be to inform fire safety practitioners, both public and private sector, of the latest developments, current challenges and best practice in important aspects of fire safety design and management.

Who Should Attend
This seminar is addressed at professional engineers and architects, fire safety engineers, building control officers, fire officers, contractors, insurance surveyors, loss adjusters, engineering students and regulators. It will be an opportunity for those interested in solving problems in the practice of building design and of fire safety engineering to meet other professionals and to update skills in these areas.

Chris Barry, Building Standards Research at Department of Environment Community and Local Government
TGD-B Volume 2 and the Practical Issues Associated with this Publication

Anthony O’Brien, Estates Fire Officer, Tallaght Hospital
Hospital Evacuation Strategies & Preplanning with the Emergency Service

Phil Brownhill, Installer Scheme Manager, BRE Global
LPCB Red Book Listed Products and Passive Installer Schemes - Answering the Needs of the Market

James Lane, Director/Head of Fire Engineering, BB7 Ltd
BS9999 – Revised Code of Practice Update

Mairead Phelan, Chartered Engineer, Senior Engineer-Project Manager, Local Government Management Agency (LGMA)
An Update on Building Control (Amendment) Regulations and Fire Safety

Michael Slattery, Chartered Engineer, Principal Director, Michael Slattery & Associates
Fire Protection to Heritage Buildings

Darren Buchanan, Executive Fire Prevention Officer, Dublin Fire Brigade
Fire Protection in Large Open Plan Apartments

More speakers to be announced shortly.

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