Richard Hosier
Richard Hosier
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Richard Hosier is the Regional Manager in Asia/Pacific for the world’s largest manufacturer of mineral cables the MICC Group. Mr. Hosier has extensively researched advanced fire safe cable design and lectured at institutions and universities around the world. He was the winner of the Institute of Fire Protection Officers UK technical trophy award in 2014 for his paper on fire performance wiring systems and has previously served on 3 Australian and New Zealand technical standards committees for fire safe wiring systems and cables.

British standards for fire testing of electric cables are falling behind

Almost all Life Safety & Fire Fighting systems depend on the reliable function of electric cables during emergency. If these essential cables fail during a fire event, the critical equipment they enable also fails. This could mean that firemen’s lifts,…

Fire Performance of Electric Cables

Electrical cables are frequently blamed by the media and fire authorities as the cause of building fires however it is often not the failure of the cable which starts a fire but the misuse of the cable by frayed or…

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