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BAFE Chief Executive to speak at the Fire Safety Event’s Online Webinar 15/05/2020
Thursday 14th May 2020
The Fire Safety Event Online – Friday 15th May 2020
Stephen Adams, Chief Executive – BAFE, will be speaking about the importance of Third Party Certification and the current coronavirus pandemic and the working environment. The Fire Safety Event Online has been established due to the postponement of the live event, now due to take place 22-23 September 2020.
Register for the free online webinar at the Fire Safety Event website:
Chaired by Mark Sennett, Publisher, Fire Safety Matters
10:00 - 11:00 - Fire approach for the NHS Nightingale at Harrogate - Peter Aldridge, General Secretary, National Association of Healthcare Fire Officers (NAHFO)
11:00 - 12:00 - Building Regulations Review - Peter Wise, Principal Consultant, FPA and Dennis Davis, Executive Officer, FSF
The government recently completed its review of the Building Regulations. This session will share submissions given to the review by key industry stakeholders and explain what the legal fall out is for fire safety in buildings across the UK.
• Findings of the Building Regulations
• How changes will effect fire safety regulations in UK
• Learn key issues raised by industry stakeholders to government about Building Regulations
12:00 - 13:00 - Break for lunch
13:00 - 14:00 - Importance of Third Party Certification - Stephen Adams, Chief Executive, BAFE
• Why UKAS Accredited Third Party Certification is important
• How to identify if your contractor is competent
• Pitfalls of using non-competent contractors
• Relevance to the current coronavirus pandemic and the working environment
14:00 - 15:00 - The Government proposals on construction products and the impact of Coronavirus on the construction industry - Niall Rowan, CEO, ASFP
The Government building safety proposals include the introduction of new regulators for Building Safety and for Construction Products, and a new Construction Products Standards Committee.
This presentation will consider the effect of the proposals on:
• Building performance
• Construction products
• Market surveillance and enforcement action
• Third party certification standards.
• Products standards for construction products
The presentation will also consider the impact of Coronavirus on the construction industry.
Staffordshire Fire and Rescue is advising businesses to review fire risk assessments Thursday 26th March 2020
Home Office informs the FIA about Key Worker status of fire safety personnel Monday 23rd March 2020
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