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Fire – your exposure to risk


Fire – your exposure to risk

Building Centre, Store Street, London Tuesday 4 September 2018

A look at the contribution of timber to fire safety.

Please note: This event is for TTF Members only – Only two representatives per company please

TTF Members: To register please contact the TTF team ttf@ttf.co.uk

PROGRAMME

09:30 – Coffee

10:00 – Welcome and introduction (David Hopkins, TTF)

10:05 – Understanding FR specifications for wood products (Gordon Ewbank, WPA)

10:30 – Case Study – Wood Products with FR inherent to their production (David Murrary, MEDITE SMARTPLY)
a. Fire Testing
b. Quality assurance, CPR and CE Marking
c. Sales promotion and product claims

11:00 – Case Study – Wood products with FR added post production and offered to the open market (Andy Hodge, Lonza with Stephen Cope, Meyer Timber)
a. Fire testing
b. Additional requirements of quality assurance, CPR and CE marking
c. Sales promotion and product claims

11:30 – Case Study – Wood products with FR added post production for delivery to a single site (Lee Christie, Koppers Performance Chemicals)

12:00 – WPA: Interlocking quality assurance schemes for FR (Gordon Ewbank, WPA)

12:15 – Panel Q&A to address member questions and supply routes or products not covered above.

12:30 – Lunch & networking

13:30 – “The golden thread” Legal considerations within the FR supply chain (Iain Garfield, BPE Solicitors) 

14:00 – Case Study – Manufacture of fire door blanks/ leaves for import to the UK  (Falcon Panel Products)
a. Fire Testing
b. Quality assurance

14:30 – Case Study – Manufacture of fire doors sets (Hannah Mansell, BWF)
a. Fire Testing
b. Quality assurance, CPR and CE marking
c. Conversion of FR blanks into finished door sets?

15:00 – Case Study – the importance of Installation and Maintenance for Fire Doors (TBC)

15:30 – Panel Q&A

16:00 Seminar Ends

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