Overview

This seminar provides an introduction to the principles on which BS9999 “Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings” are based. This code applies a risk based approach to fire safety and requires that the fire safety measures reflect the perceived risk.   It also allows maximum flexibility in the design of buildings to ensure the optimum

 

Agenda

  • Perception of the code
  • Background to changes
  • Application of the code
  • Approaches available to the designer
  • Rationale behind the code
  • ASET
  • The Risk Profile/Typical risk profiles
  • Impact of design with Fire Service
  • Consultation with Fire Service
  • Access for Fire Service
  • Multiple risk profiles
  • Minimum package of measures
  • Travel distances with minimum measures
  • Variation with additional features
  • Travel distances with additional measures
  • Aggregate exit width requirements
  • Staircase widths
  • Sprinklers in design
  • Reliability
  • Impact of sprinklers/Other fixed installations
  • Management levels
  • Fire drills      
    • Disabled evacuation
  • Commissioning and handover
  • Fire safety manual
  • Human behaviour and design

 

Who should attend?

• Designers

• Architects

• Fire Safety Managers

• Building Control Bodies

• Regulators

• Enforcers

• Fire Officers

 

Duration:

3 hours CPD
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Cost:

£695 plus VAT –
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