Fireco Archived Webinars
Missed one of our guest speaker webinars? Access all our past sessions from industry experts, to keep you informed on all the hot topics in fire safety, fire prevention, legislation and evacuation.
The Benefits of Compartmentation
Wednesday 27th May 12pm
Neil Cheyne MA, MIFireE, MIFSM, MCMI
Senior Trainer and Technical Consultant from The Fire Protection Association
Compartmentation is a vital part of a building’s fire safety design, and seeks to divide large spaces into smaller, more manageable ones, should a fire occur. Join our guest speaker for a one-off webinar, which focuses on compartmentation from a risk assessor’s point of view. Neil will cover:
- What compartmentation is and how it works
- The benefits of compartmentation
- Examples of good and bad practice
When is a Fire Door not a Fire Door?
Wednesday 20th May
Andrew Thompson from Gerda
Join our guest speaker for a one-off CPD webinar which focuses on the latest fire doorset regulations and how these affect new build & refurbishment.
- Building regulations & CE marking
- What to look for to meet legislative regulatory requirements
- Achieving cost savings & compliance through correct specification
Reassessing Your Evacuation Needs
Wednesday 13th May
Chris Whitting from TagEvac
A one-off webinar which focuses on how you can reassess your building’s evacuation needs.
- Evacuation objectives. Helped or hindered by real-world attitudes?
- Best practice explored and simplified
- Evacuation ready in 4 clear steps
A Model Student: How Observations and Predictions Improve University Comfort and Safety
Wednesday 15th April
Dr Steve Gwynne from Movement Strategies
His webinar covers pedestrian movement that might occur in an emergency e.g. evacuation from fire and routine movement such as changing classes. Steve covers how this understanding might be used to enhance the design and management of university buildings.
Fire Safety in Informal Settlements
Wednesday 29th April
Adrian Brown from Fire Decisions
In his one-off webinar, Adrain will be sharing his extensive knowledge about fire safety, and fire prevention within informal settlements. He will talk about how shelter constriction and camp layout can relate to compartmentation and building construction. Lastly, he will reflect on his personal experiences of witnessing the impact of a serious fire in the market area of a camp in Bentiu, South Sudan.