Tall Buildings Fire Safety event dates announced

  • 21 Mar 2017

The Tall Building Fire Safety Network offers courses and conferences on Tall Building Fire Safety Management worldwide, and has announced a full schedule of events for 2017.

The fourth international Tall Building Fire Safety Conference is set to take place at ExCel, London on 20-22 June 2017 alongside the Firex International Exhibition. Attendees have the option to choose to register for the full three-day event or for one or more of the themed days.

Day one will consider design and fire engineering in tall buildings; day two will look at management and insurance of fire risk in tall buildings; while the final day will consider firefighting in tall buildings. Early bird rates are available and you can book your space here.

It has also been announced that the next Tall Building Fire Safety Management Course will take place at The Shard, London, UK on 8-12 May 2017. In addition, further courses are scheduled later in the year in Australia, in Sydney on 9-13 October 2017, and in Melbourne on 16-20 October 2017.

Useful tools and techniques for those tasked with management will be featured in the Tall Building Fire Safety Management Training Course. The course will span over five days and be delivered in existing Tall Building, covering a wide syllabus of relevant topics and case studies including:

  • Prevention, including; case studies, fire risk assessment, management systems
  • Detection and Alarm, cause and effect, maintenance, degraded systems, false alarms
  • Escape, evacuation strategies, lifts, disabled escape, wayfinding, car parks
  • Containment, passive barriers, steel protection, sprinklers, construction work
  • Firefighting, fire statistics, fire growth, firefighting techniques, wind driven fires

Anyone who has a responsibility for managing fire safety in a tall building, including; high rise residential, hotels, business and office blocks and mixed use, should attend the course.

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