BS9999 Fire Safety in the Design, Management and Use of Buildings was released in 2008 as a full British Standard 10 years after consultants were commissioned to prepare it. Designers have been asking for a flexible approach to fire safety for years and this code offers this. It applies a risk based approach to fire safety and offers an alternative approach to AD B. The benefits to both the designer/architect /client in adopting this approach are significant, however, its application is rare.
Aims The aim of this seminar is to demonstrate how the application of BS9999 can make significant savings in the design of any scheme from small offices to larger more complex developments. For example, you can increase the travel distances in an office development from 45m and 18m in AD B to 63.25m and 24m by simply installing smoke detection. This seminar will cover the concept of BS9999 and give you a method whcih will enable you to determine both the means of escape requirement and the levels of fire resistance required for the elements of structure.
– Concept behind its development
– Risk Profile
– Travel distances
– Exit widths
– Ten step guide to determining the Means of Escape
Who should attend?
– Fire Safety Managers
– Building Control Bodies
– Fire Officers