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Dates announced for tall building fire safety events

Dates announced for tall building fire safety events

With a massive increase in tall building construction in mega-cities across the world, the fire industry must keep pace with developments and changes in fire risks. The Tall Building Fire Safety Network, which offers regular courses and conferences on Tall Building Fire Safety Management in locations around the world, has announced a full schedule of events for 2017.

The 4th International Tall Building Fire Safety Conference will take place on 20–22 June 2017 at Excel, London alongside the Firex International Exhibition. Attendees can choose to register for the full three-day event or for one or more of the themed days. Day 1 will consider design and fire engineering in tall buildings; day 2, management and insurance of fire risk in tall buildings; while the last day will consider firefighting in tall buildings. With Early Bird rates available, book your space now at

Meanwhile, the next Tall Building Fire Safety Management Course will take place at The Shard, London, UK on 8– 12 May 2017. 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.

The Tall Building Fire Safety Management Training Course is packed with useful tools and techniques for those tasked with management. Instructors on the course are experts in their field and come with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Delivered over five days in existing Tall Buildings, the course covers 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

The course is ideal for 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.

For further information on the courses or to book, visit

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