Building Control NI Fire Safety Panel Conference 2018
The Building Control Fire Safety Panel have arranged their Annual Fire Safety Conference to be held on 8th and 9th February 2018.
It will take place in The Armagh City hotel in the historic City of Armagh.
For more information including Conference Programme and Delegate Booking Form please click on the link below
Registration is now closed for the FIAI ATC 2017 to be held in Ulster University – Jordanstown Campus
The venue is the Loughview Suite, Block 8, Level H.
Please click on the link for a map of the campus Ulster University – Jordanstown Campus Map FIAI ATC 2017 .
Parking is available on site, please see the UU website at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/carparks for more information.
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Fire Science Reviews
Training Day and AGM
Wednesday April 20th 2016
Dublin Fire Brigade Training Centre, Malahide Road, Marino, Dublin
Cost €35/£30 for members and €45/£40 for non members including light lunch
More information including topics/speakers and registration information to follow
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Fire Scene Examination and Report Writing
Our day long training day took place on April 30th in the Dublin Fire Brigade Training Centre Malahide Road Marino.
The theme was how to investigate the scene of a fire and the compiling of a report. Case studies from Fire Investigators, information from the Garda Technical Bureau and scene photography were among the topics covered.
The conference was aimed at those working in the industry from Fire Investigators, Gardaí, Fire Services, Insurance Investigators, Police Services and other interested parties.
Two presentations are available under the members download section from Professor Graham Jackson and Dr. Peter Mansi President of the International Association of Arson Investigators..
The release of the 2014 edition of NFPA 1033 Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator and the 2014 edition of NFPA 921 Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigation is of major significance to the fire investigator. Continue reading
An Analysis of the Station Nightclub Fire Requirements Adobe Flash Player 7.0 or later, Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0 or later Credit Hours: 4 A band that was performing that night, during its performance, used pyrotechnics that ignited foam insulation lining the walls and ceiling of the platform being used as a stage. The fire spread quickly along the walls and ceiling area over the dance floor. Smoke was visible in the exit doorways in a little more than one minute, and flames were observed breaking through a portion of the roof in less than five minutes. Egress from the nightclub was hampered by crowding at the main entrance to the building. One hundred people lost their lives in the fire.
This training module is available at www.cfitrainer.net