C27 The Hackitt Review update: Seminar 3rd December 2018

Duration: 1 day(s)

This seminar brings together industry professionals to provide expert guidance on British Standards and testing, product selection and legislative change.  Highlighting the implications of each area and the impact this may have on your business, the event is aimed at those concerned with the implications of the Government response to the Hackitt Review. 

Venue: Cavendish Conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, London, W1G 9DT
Price: £195.00+VAT per delegate.  FPA members receive a 10% discount
Duration: 1 day, 10:00 - 16:00

Our speaker line up will include experts from the following organisations.

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C27 The Hackitt Review update: Seminar 3rd December 2018

The seminar programme will feature the following sessions (subject to change): 

  • Desktop Assessments: do they have a future in product approvals?
    - is compliance testing fit for purpose? 
    - cladding: BS81414  
    - fire doors

Professor Richard Hull, UCLAN

  • Fire toxicity of building materials 
    - should toxicity be a consideration in product selection? Focusing on the European Standard

Nigel Chantler, Residential Sprinkler Association

  • Residential Sprinklers
    how the residential sprinkler market is gearing up for higher demand whilst maintaining standards and ensuring system integrity 

Raman Chagger, BRE

  • Progress on immunity tests for multi-sensor detectors 
    - report on FIA sponsored research - live investigations of false fire alarms

Nick Coombes, London Fire Brigade and Vice Chair of NFCC

  • Standards Review 
    -an update on the progress of standards review: how this will affect the fire safety industry

Howard Passey, The Fire Protection Association

  • Legislative Change
    - definition of the responsible person

Brian Martin, Department for Communities and Local Government

  • Building Research Advisory Council update (BRAC)
    - clarification on the ban of combustible materials including cladding on new buildings 
    - ADB review
  • Competency updates
    - an update on the work of the Industry Response Groups (IRG) 


  • To provide clarification on the direction the built environment is headed following one of the worst fire tragedies in modern times
  • To understand the outcomes of current testing and research
  • To understand how regulatory changes may impact your business


Assessment of the fire toxicity of building insulation materials 

This seminar is suitable for: 

  • Building Control
  • Contractors - Builders
  • Fire and Rescue Services 
  • Building owners
  • Housing agents, property managers, and landlords
  • Insurers
  • Fire Safety specialists

Plus those responsible for the maintenance and management of:

  • Schools
  • Universities
  • Care Homes
  • Local authorities
  • Social housing
  • Hotels
  • Hospitals
  • High rise buildings



Course details

Date Location Available
20181203 03/12/2018 - 03/12/2018 London 47 £ 195.00

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