Fire Safety Seminars

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Upcoming Seminars

Fire Seminar

Friday 15th July 2022
9.30am to 3.30pm
At Pinsent Mason's Crown Place Offices, London

£20 Members and £60 Non-Members
Price includes full seminar package, all refreshments and buffet lunch.

The programme includes:

Piper Alpha Oil Platform Disaster

Hear a personal perspective from a survivor of the horrendous Piper Alpha oil platform fire.

Lithium Batteries 

Explore the importance of industry development, with respect to containment and management of lithium batteries throughout the construction phases. 

Pinsent Masons

Gain a perspective on the recent and forthcoming legal aspects of fire in construction and the ongoing implications for the industry.

Partial Occupation of Buildings

How do we approach this challenging topic with clear and pragmatic systems, procedures and the required legal and regulatory compliance?

Specialist in Health, Safety & Fire (DSEAR)

Gain an understanding of a specialist working in a challenging site situation (Hinkley) where fire safety is a major priority. The enforcing body for the project is the ONR.

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Meet The Speakers

Further information will be added shortly.

Piper Alpha Oil Platform Disaster

Joe Meanen

"One of the 61"
My Piper Alpha Story

Joe will be delivering a presentation on his personal experience of the Piper Alpha Oil Platform Disaster.

Lithium Batteries

Matt Humby

Technical Sales Consultant at Firechief Global

Matt has more than 22 years’ experience in the fire industry, he has worked with leading extinguisher manufactures to help them gain Full EN3 approval, and Fire Ratings under EN3 for their products, working in conjunction with LPCB, and Lloyds Register. He has run his own fire safety business providing all types of fire and safety products to the UK and Europe. Dealing with international corporations such as General Motors Europe, Aston Martin, Bentley Motors, Nissan UK, London Taxis International, and Scania Bus Poland, UK Retail clients including, Halfords, Currys, Go Outdoors, and Blacks Camping, public sector organisations such as Police Forces, local Authorities and Schools.

Matt now provides advice and solutions to help mitigate the fire risk with fire safety products for both commercial and residential building projects and has a particular interest in the risks, causes and effects of Lithium Battery fires.  Connect with him on LinkedIn or find out more at Lithium Battery Safety Range – Firechief Global

Pinsent Masons

Laura White

Senior Associate for Pinsent Masons LLP

Laura will be providing an overview of the key provisions of the Building Safety Act 2022 for the Construction sector, role of the new Regulator and implementation dates.

Partial Occupation of Buildings


Group Head of Health, Safety & Build Quality Assurance
Berkeley Group

Christopher O'Hare MCIOB MIF SM

Group Build Quality Assurance Manager
Berkeley Group

Martin Lovegrove and Christopher O’Hare, from the Berkeley Group, will be co-presenting on the Partial Occupation of Buildings.

The presentation looks at the issues involved with partially occupying high-rise apartment blocks. It will review the risks that are introduced by the construction workers, as well as the occupants of the completed dwellings. It will also look at the legal requirements involved from the persons responsible for managing either portion of the building and identify how important it is for them to collaborate in order to allow safe occupation and safe building work to be carried out.

Specialist in Health, Safety & Fire (DSEAR)

Nick Butler

MEH Alliance

Nick Butler will be discussing the specialist working in a challenging site situation (Hinkley) where fire safety is a major priority and the enforcing body for the project is the ONR.

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