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Fire Safety North is the event dedicated to supporting fire and safety professionals to achieve and maintain the very highest standards of fire safety management.
After a hugely successful year in a new home, Fire Safety North is back at EventCity Manchester offering an unparalleled line-up of free CPD-accredited seminar sessions and the chance to gain insight on improving fire safety, business continuity and protection for organisations.
On 9-10 October, delegates have access to 30 seminar sessions of free educational content split across two theatres – The Fire and Evacuation Theatre and the Fire Safety Keynote Theatre, sponsored by Advanced, one of the world’s leading fire systems businesses. Other supporting partners of the event include ASFP, SSAIB, AIS, IFE and IFSM who will be hosting their AGM on Tuesday afternoon. Attendance of individuals from these organisations ensures there will be an abundance of opportunities to obtain and discuss insightful and direct information from industry professionals.
First time exhibitors Capsule Systems, Horizon Facade and Elite Security Products are among a few that will be joining the fire safety community as they come together to enjoy the wealth of networking, informational and purchasing opportunities available at Fire Safety North. The exhibition is the perfect platform for practitioners to access the world’s leading fire safety suppliers and manufacturers showcased all under one roof, with additional confirmed exhibitors including Apollo Fire Detectors, Kingspan Limited, BOSCH, Fike, Firepro UK Ltd, and many more.
Seminars and Features
Fire Safety North has been created to give like-minded professionals the opportunity to share best practice, and there’s no better time to do so than during the breakfast briefings and seminars. On 9 October, visitors are invited to a session focusing on contractor competency where they can enjoy a bacon roll and refreshments while discussing the topic with Chief Executive of BAFE, Stephen Adams.
Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the importance of protecting tall buildings is as prevalent as ever. On Tuesday morning, Stewart Kidd from BAFSA will be providing key advice and warnings in an Independent Review of Fire Safety.
Day two features ‘Assessing fire safety risk and liability’ with members of the NAHFO as they give examples of how to keep staff and patients safe with additional perspectives on liability from insurers. BT and C-Tec will also be exploring the effectiveness of evacuation policies, reliable alarm signalling and the impact that Digital Voice will have on this in the future.
The successful Fire Safety Mock Trial hosted by Blackhurst Budd Solicitors returns with the audience as the jury in a trial based on a real-life prosecution. In addition, speakers from Asecos, Jactone and Dibden will look at preventing major fires on vehicles and across a range of premises with detection systems that prevent major incidents.
Fire Safety North is co-located with the long-established Health & Safety North, the combined events boasting over 200 exhibitors. Visitors can enjoy a range of additional seminars and educational, CPD-accredited content provided by the British Safety Council as well as panel debates sponsored by 3M.
The entirety of the unrivalled professional content available at Fire Safety North has been curated specifically for the fire safety practitioner. The event offers visitors the chance to hear from industry pioneers and actively participate in the discussion, debate and confrontation of the biggest topics and issues the fire industry is facing in 2018.
Join the conversation and register today for live debates, interactive Q&A sessions and to network with peers and authorities alike at Fire Safety North 2018.