• FM Ireland will be held on the 6-7 March 2018

‘A Question of Safety’ from ASFP Ireland

10:30 - 12:30

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection Ireland (ASFPI) has confirmed a number of the eminent speakers who will form an expert panel at its interactive question time event, to be held in at Facilities Management Ireland, Dublin on 7th March 2017.

Held in the Merrion Room of the RDS, this session will give visitors an opportunity to question a range of experts from across the built environment regarding the specification, installation, inspection and management of passive fire protection.

Consisting of specialists across industry disciplines, the aim is to offer opinion and stimulate debate on issues that are of direct concern to Building owners, FM Managers, Fire Fire Officers and all challenged with making their environments safe and secure.

The ASFP is pleased to announce the following as confirmed participants to date:

  • Fire Engineer: William Ward, Arup
  • Main Contractor: Rob Fox, Walls Construction
  • Specialist Contractor: Dave Murphy, Fire Protection Specialists
  • Fire Stopping Manufacturer: Carl Atkinson, FSI (ASFP Chairman)
  • Product Certification: Peter Barker, International Fire Consultants
  • Installer Certification: Kieron Tierney-Jones, Warrington Certification
  • Passive Industry: Niall Rowan, Association for Specialist Fire Protection
  • BCAR Assigned Certifier: Conall Finn, i3PT Certification
  • Building Owner: Aidan O’Connor, Health Services Executive
  • Facilities Manager: Eyre Massey, Acacia Facility Management 

Topics covered will include:

  • The role of the Design Certifier as described in the recently updated BCAR Code of Practice
  • The importance of Third Party Product & Installer Certification
  • Ancillary Certification, what is required and who is competent to certify?
  • Management & maintenance of installed passive fire protection

This event is designed to be interactive. If you would like the panel to address a specific issue, you can submit your question in advance, to enable the panel of experts the time to consider their view.



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