Fire Safety Codes for Building Design: BS 9999

Date, Time and Location

Date: Friday 31st August 2018 Time: Tea & Coffee from 09:00 Hrs. Course commences at 09:30 Hrs.

Venue: Warrington, United Kingdom

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Event Summary

This short course takes delegates through BS 9999, concentrating primarily on the use of the code in design of means of escape from fire. It includes a short practical exercise and comparison of results with traditional codes.

CPD 6 Hours

Who's it for?

  • Designers, Building Control Professionals and Contractors wishing to gain a greater understanding of the issues
  • Those looking to offer effective advice in relation to fire safety
  • Those undertaking fire risk assessments

Key Areas

  • Background to development of BS 9999
  • Position of BS 9999 in fire safety codes
  • Underlying concepts
  • Design of means of escape to BS 9999 

Development Outcomes

  • Understand how BS 9999 relates to other fire safety codesDefine the risk profile for premises
  • Understand the role of management in a BS 9999 solutionDetermine appropriate travel distances and exit James Lane BB7widths
  • Understand the approach to compartmentation and fire resistance of structure
  • Awareness of firefighting access requirements

Speaker: James Lane, BB7BB7 logo

James joined BB7 as Head of Fire Safety Engineering and is responsible for the fire consultancy services within the Fire Engineering group.

He comes from a background of developing fire safety strategies for compliance with standard guidance and engineered solutions for non-standard designs, including means of escape, smoke and fire spread calculations and firefighting access provisions.

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Venue Details for Warrington

The Summit Meeting Room
The Breeze at Claremont House
Kelvin Close
United Kingdom

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CABE Members £195 + VAT, Non Members £220 + VAT, 10% Training Affiliate Discount

Event Contact Information

Events Team
Telephone: 01604 404121

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