This video has been produced in response to the tragic incident at Grenfell Tower in which at least 80 people lost their lives.  It will look at the issue of fire safety in high rise residential buildings and give advice on safety measures required. It will also look at similar cases in the UK and around the world with different outcomes and discuss ways in which we can learn from this.

David Ware has over 30 years experience in Fire Safety. He has a first class honours degree in Fire Engineering and is a Fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers. He has targeted his expertise at producing and delivering specialist courses and seminars for the International Market.  He has taken particular interest in incidents involving high rise buildings around the world and following on from the incidents at Lakanal House and Grenfell Tower, he is focussing his efforts on aiming to ensure that disasters like this are prevented in the future


Module 1

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Introduction
  • The Grenfell Tower fire
  • Safety checks required
  • Current thinking on fire safety in flats




Module 2

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Shirley Towers 2010
  • Lakanal House 2009
  • Shepherds bush fire 2016
  • Lacrosse Docklands
  • Grozny City Tower
  • Dubai
  • UK case studies



Module 3

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Residential sprinklers
  • Water Mist systems
  • Retrofitting sprinklers


Module 4

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Public enquiry
  • The Fire Sector Federation recommendations
  • Conclusion