The UK’s leading brands for the fire safety industry have confirmed their participation in Fire Safety Scotland, the only free-to-attend b2b exhibition dedicated to Scotland’s fire safety industry.
Apollo Fire Detectors, C-TEC, FireClass, Global Fire Equipment, Haes Systems and Jelf are just a handful of the leading fire safety manufacturers and suppliers that will be in attendance when the show returns to the SEC, Glasgow on the 12-13 September 2018.
These fire safety brands join the 150 safety and facilities companies who will also be exhibiting at the co-located events Health & Safety Scotland and Facilities Scotland. All three events are part of the Scotland Works series, which provides a unique opportunity for professionals to access top suppliers and new technology from exhibiting companies and four streams of professional content dedicated to helping them maintain a safe, secure and cost-effective business – all with one free visitor badge.
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In addition, Fire Safety Scotland will for the first time boast live demonstrations of key fire safety products being tested throughout the day. Kingspan will display its fire robot on stand FS19, which will do a live burn test of a Kingspan insulation panel that will prove that it will not burn during a major fire. There will be four live demonstrations each day, which will take place at 9:00, 11:30, 13:00 and 15:00.
There will also be a demonstration area of Advanced detection systems in the entrance way of the Fire Safety Keynote Theatre and there will be live alarm testing done after most sessions in the theatre.
The popular breakfast briefing sessions will return at 8:30 on both days and delegates will be able to enjoy a free breakfast while networking before doors open and will also be entertained with a lively panel debate. On day one, the breakfast briefing will focus on preventing major fires with a special focus on how to protect data centres.
The Fire Safety Keynote theatre will offer four hours of CPD-accredited content each day. On day one Neil Parking will explain your legal responsibilities to ensure your fire detection systems are not only reliable but also compliant with the law. This session will then be followed by a focus on Grenfell Tower and the Independent Review on Fire Safety. The next seminar will focus on preventing major incidents In hazardous environments.
In the afternoon, the theatre will play host to an open meeting of the Association of Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) with the aim of educating and updating delegates on passive fire protection.
Day two will begin with a seminar on how to prevent fires in tall buildings. Kingspan’s Tony Ryan will then focus on reducing the risk of fires in cladding systems. The afternoon will begin with a session on how to evacuate premise safely and will conclude with a fire safety mock trial put on by leading law firm Pinsent Masons. The mock trial will be based on a real-life prosecution under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. The audience will be the judge and jury, so this is a session not to be missed.
Tim Else, Director from event organiser Western Business Exhibitions comments, “We are thrilled to have some of the UK’s biggest fire safety brands exhibiting at Fire Safety Scotland this year.
“Visitors will be able to meet these brands face-to-face and get bespoke advice for their business. It is the ideal platform for those who have a responsibility to maintain fire safety standards at their organisation to combine a year’s worth of education and supplier sourcing into just two days.”
For more information, go to www.firesafetyevents.co.uk/scotland