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    Passive Fire Compliance Seminar

    Passive Fire Compliance Seminar

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    What's it about?

    Reducing the risk of fire and smoke spread in a building is key to protecting life and reducing economic loss.

    Correctly designed, coordinated and installed and inspected passive fire systems are paramount for our populations wellbeing as well as providing trust and confidence in the construction industry.

    Unfortunately, we have struggled to achieve compliant passive fire protection in many of our new build projects and then maintain compliant passive fire protection in existing buildings with the life cycle refurbishments that occur over time.

    This one-day seminar aims to outline the issues of passive fire non-compliance and most importantly to hear from our expert speakers what can be done to improve the situation.

    We will seek your feedback on what should be done going forward given the current risk and where do we start.

    Some have said that passive fire needs to become a specific qualified trade and that stricter construction monitoring should be required, however this will take time and may cost the construction industry money when prices are already running away on some projects. This seminar is going to debate that view.

    This seminar provides an ideal opportunity for you to network with you counterparts in the fire protection and construction industry.

    Who should attend:

    • Contractors/Installers
    • Fire Engineers
    • Facility Managers
    • Architects
    • Property Managers
    • Designers
    • Fire Safety Officers
    • Surveyors
    • Building Owners 
    • Developers
    • Risk Managers
    • Insurers & Insurance Advisors
    • Independent Qualified Persons
    • BOINZ Officials/Members


    8.00am REGISTRATION Coffee and Tea on arrival.
    8.30am Welcome and Introduction
    What is the concern? Opening address on the dangers of non-compliance and what we are looking to achieve here today.
    John Lucas – Insurance Council NZ & Seminar MC
    8.45am Insurers pushing back with non-compliant buildings.
    Jim Filer – IAG Australia
    The IAG response to substandard risks.
    Bryand Tedford - IAG New Zealand
    9.30am Passive Fire Design –Implementation, Installation and Inspection. A Unique Way of Achieving Success
    Simon Hemmings – Canterbury District Health Board
    Alan Page – Olsson Fire and Risk
    10.15am MORNING TEA
    10.45am Consenting Documentation and Best Practice Quality Assurance Ed Claridge & Gareth Edwards
    Auckland Council
    11.30am The Passive Fire Construction Contractor & Construction Monitoring
    Brent Bell – NZ Fire & Compliance
    Ron Green – BCFC Ltd
    12.15pm LUNCH
    1.15pm FPANZ Passive Fire Protection Equipment Register – a positive step for a safer World!
    Paul Ryan, Chair, Passive SIG Group, Fire Protection Association
    1.45pm The role of procurement in successful delivery of passive fire protection
    Greg Baker, Senior Fire Research Engineer, BRANZ
    2.15pm Implications and Life Safety of a Firefighter
    Simon Davis – Fire and Emergency New Zealand
    2.45pm Our legal obligations if we don’t get this right!
    Neil Beadle, Special Counsel, DLA Piper New Zealand
    3.15pm AFTERNOON TEA
    3.30pm International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS)
    Gary Strong, Global Building Standards Director, RICS, United Kingdom.
    4.15pm Summary – Close
    John Lucas – Insurance Council NZ & Seminar MC
    4.30pm Drinks and Nibbles




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