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Fire Safety 2010
Understanding standards and risk assessments

Conference Programme 25 November 2010
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  1. 1. For programme details, speakers, and to book visit: E bo arly Bo ok SA by 16 okin bird VE Aug gs u 20 st 20 % 10 & ! 3rd Annual Conference Fire Safety 2010 25 November 2010 CBI Conference Centre, London Understanding standards and risk assessments Are you responsible for fire safety? Do you fully understand fire risk assessments and how to ensure the competency of risk assessors? If so, you should attend this conference for: • The latest information on existing and forthcoming fire safety standards including BS 9999 and BS 9991 • An insight into the impact of BS 9999 on the carbon footprint of a building • Clarification on regulation and information on how you can ensure compliance • Case studies demonstrating effective fire safety in different building types • Discussion and networking opportunities with some of the leading fire safety experts in the UK and Ireland raising standards worldwide ™
  2. 2. Fire Safety 2010 Understanding standards and risk assessments Conference Programme 25 November 2010 Chair’s Introduction Introducing BS 9991 – Progress Case Study: Challenges David Smith report and opportunities for fire Chairman, • Timelines engineering at St Andrews BSI Committee FSH/14 (Fire precautions • Applicability University in buildings) • Potential content • The new Bute School of Medicine Speaker TBC • Scottish Building Regulations and BS 9999 Fire safety standards • Alternative approach and regulation update Fire safety in London’s • Fire engineering modelling residential buildings Michael Belsham Regulation and compliance Senior Fire Engineer, update • Purpose of the review into tall and timber SAFE framed buildings • Understanding fire safety regulation • Recent fires • Ensuring compliance with regulations • The interaction between Building • Strategic implications Case Study: Project Riva – Regulations and the Fire Safety Order Cllr Navin Shah AM Fire safety strategies for Brian Martin Member, mixed occupancy London Fire and Emergency Planning • Fire safety for Heathrow’s latest hotel Principal Construction Professional, Authority • High density occupancy below ground Communities and Local Government • Co-ordinating the evacuation strategy Standards update and Fire safety risk • Smoke management feedback on BS 9999 assessments Eliot Reeves Fire Safety Engineer, • How and who are using BS 9999? Ensuring competency of fire Roger Preston & Partners • What is the building control view? risk assessors • BS 6266 Code of practice for fire • Principles of a Fire and Rescue Authority protection for electronic equipment competency scheme Case Study: Fire safety installations • National approach to such a scheme in retail units • BS 8519 Selection and installation of fire- • Enforcement Authority’s role and views • Fire risk assessment management – resistant power and control cable systems selection, competence and training for life safety and fire-fighting applications. Iain Cox • Management of malls – mall activity Code of practice Director of Prevention and Protection, Chief Fire Officers Association • Consistency of enforcement – landlord David Smith and tenant Chairman, Kurt Coelho BSI Committee FSH/14 (Fire precautions Case Study: Performing risk Head of Health and Safety (Retail), in buildings) assessments for high rise Land Securities buildings Nick Harvey BS 9999 - The perception today • Missed opportunities Associate, • The perception of the code • Existing as built defects JGA • The benefits of application • Alterations and "improvements" • The impact on the carbon footprint • Post Lakanal blunders Conference timings of a building • What the Fire Risk Assessor won't see Registration: 09:00 David Ware • Too little too late Conference begins: 09:30 Managing Director, Arnold Tarling Conference closes: 17:00 Fire Risk Consultancy Please note, timings are provided for guidance Sole Principal, only and may be subject to change. BETA Litigation Surveyors Drinks reception: 17:00 Delegates are cordially invited to a complimentary drinks reception at the close of the conference. The drinks reception is an ideal forum for networking opportunities and discussing the day’s findings. +44 (0)20 8996 9001 +44 (0)20 8996 7001
  3. 3. BSI Conference Series About BSI Conferences Conference outline BSI conferences bring together key players to learn about latest trends, regulations and topical Good fire safety design and management is issues with opportunities for delegates to take part in open discussions and debates led by critical to protect life and property. Devastating panels of expert speakers. In addition, these conferences may have workshops running fires in Camberwell, Peckham and alongside to provide guidance and practical advice. Southampton have graphically illustrated this point and have led to a formal review of fire With relevant and up-to-date information, presented in an accessible and appropriate manner, safety in domestic buildings, as well as an you will leave one of our events better equipped to face your professional challenges and increased interest in fire safety in general. responsibilities. This conference will update you on existing standards including BS 9999, BS 6266 and BS 8519 and describe how these may affect fire safety in your buildings. An introduction Sponsorship and partner opportunities to the new BS 9991 Code of practice for fire precautions in the design,management and Through BSI conferences and events your company will be able to reach your target market use of residential buildings will provide an and showcase your new products and solutions. If you are interested in promoting your insight into potential content and applicability company, its products or services at the conference, please call 020 8996 7371 or email of this important new standard. There will also be a particular focus on fire risk assessments and building management – including how you If you would like to work with BSI on a contra basis as either a supporting organization can ensure the competency of a risk assessor. or a media partner for the conference, please call 020 8996 7497 or email Case studies will also demonstrate how various buildings are already being constructed and designed to prevent serious damage and loss of life from fire. About BSI Fire Standards BSI publishes standards, books and other useful materials covering all aspects of fire Key speakers precautions including: Iain Cox • Design Chief Fire Officers Association • Materials testing Brian Martin • Detection Communities and Local Government • Means of escape David Smith • Extinguishing systems BSI Committee FSH/14 (Fire precautions in buildings) • Fire service equipment. Arnold Tarling Each standard is the responsibility of one of our fire standards technical committees. BETA Litigation Surveyors The technical committees are made up of representatives of trade associations, test houses, insurers, professional institutions, user federations and relevant government departments. Who should attend? Anyone in the private or public sector involved in the design, management and About BS 9999 use of buildings, or for whom it impacts BS 9999 gives recommendations and guidance on the design, management and use of on their role, including: buildings to achieve acceptable levels of fire safety for all people in and around buildings. • Fire safety engineers It is applicable to both new and existing buildings, and provides guidance on the ongoing • Facilities/building managers management of fire safety in a building. • Building control officers • Approved Inspectors • Fire risk consultants • Fire and rescue service • Architects and technical managers • Surveyors +44 (0)20 8996 9001 +44 (0)20 8996 7001
  4. 4. Fire Safety 2010 FIVE EASY WAYS Understanding standards and risk assessments TO BOOK 25 November 2010 – CBI Conference Centre, London DELEGATE DETAILS Online: 1 Mr/Ms/Miss/Mrs/Dr/Other First Name(s) Surname Email: Job Title Organization Address Postcode Country Telephone: Tel Fax +44 (0)20 8996 9001 Email Fax: 2 Mr/Ms/Miss/Mrs/Dr/Other First Name(s) +44 (0)20 8996 7001 Surname Job Title Organization Mail: Send your completed form to: Address Customer Services Postcode Country BSI Tel Fax 389 Chiswick High Road London Email W4 4AL BSI Membership No. (if applicable) Please retain a copy for your records. PRICING Earlybird pricing Conference only Conference Information Booked by 16 August 2010 25 November 2010 Full joining instructions will be sent Please  your selection(s) upon receipt and confirmation of your booking. If you have not received your Standard rate £303.00 + VAT confirmed instructions within 3 days, SME rate* £279.00 + VAT please call Customer Services on +44 (0)20 8996 9001 to confirm your Public sector/charity rate Member £239.00 + VAT booking has been placed. Standard pricing Conference only Booked after 16 August 2010 25 November 2010 Terms and Conditions: Please  your selection(s) All cancellations and name change requests must be made in writing to the Head of Delegate Standard rate £379.00 + VAT Administration either by email, fax or letter and will be acknowledged in writing. SME rate* £349.00 + VAT Contact details are: Head of Delegate Administration Customer Services Public sector/charity rate Member £299.00 + VAT BSI BSI Group Headquarters 389 Chiswick High Road Discounts: London W4 4AL *An SME is defined as an organization that employs fewer than 250 persons and which have an annual turnover not Fax: 020 8996 7001 Email: exceeding £45.5 million. A full refund will be given if you cancel earlier than one Member discount applies to members on provision of appropriate membership number or booking code on conference calendar month before the event. If you cancel after and/or workshop bookings that date or do not attend, no refund will be given. There is no charge to request a delegate name change. If you have 5 or more delegates, please contact +44 (0)20 8996 7744 for group package rates. If you are travelling from overseas we recommend you confirm your visa (if applicable) before booking your place. Total Payable: £ All bookings for events are subject to VAT (or local equivalent if the event is not held in the UK) and PAYMENT DETAILS payment terms of 30 days. If you are a non UK company you may be entitled to claim back the VAT Cheque: Please make payable to BSI through HMRC. (see for more information). Credit Card: Please complete as follows BSI reserves the right at any time and without prior notice to change the venue and/or speakers and/or programme and/or price from that described. BSI Credit Card details: VISA MASTERCARD AMERICAN EXPRESS accepts no responsibility for the views expressed by the speakers or any other persons present at the event. BSI reserves the right to cancel the event, in which case a full refund will be given. BSI does not accept liability Credit Card No. for any travel, accommodation or any other costs. Delegate contact details will not be passed to any third Expiry Date Cardholder Name party; however the conference handbook will include a list of delegate and company names correct at the time of print. The handbook is protected by copyright. Please debit my/our Credit Card to the sum of £ Attendees are not permitted to record any part of the event. All conferences will be delivered in English unless Signature Date otherwise stated. Your contact details will be used to complete your request. We will send you relevant information about our products and services that may be of interest to you by post or via email. If you do not wish to be kept up-to-date please tick this box. We will never supply your information to third parties for marketing purposes. BSI handles all personal information in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU Communications Directive 2002. Sign up now to receive FREE regular email updates from BSI on conferences and training. Register at 6/10 Book online at