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Event Organiser: ICE

Health and Safety Conference: Fire Safety in Construction, Belfast

  • Conference
  • Belfast
  • 11 April 2019
  • 08:30 - 16:00
Health and Safety Conference: Fire Safety in Construction, Belfast

About this event

The Health and Safety summer conference is one of the hallmark events of the ICE Northern Ireland calendar. This all-day event will feature prominent industry speakers and exhibitors, with plenty of opportunities for Q&A and networking.

Photo, courtesy of Robin Stevens

 

Programme

Time Programme
08.30 – 09.00 Registration and exhibition
09.00 – 09.05 Welcome and housekeeping – Wendy Moore (H&S Group Chair)
09.05 – 09.15 Introduction - Robert Kidd (HSENI)
09.15 – 09.50 Response and how to prevent fires, risk assessment leading into strategy - Terry Smyth (Ulster University))
09.50 – 10.30 Design 1: Analysis, strategy & protection, planning to mitigate risk that can’t be designed out – Simon Dent (AECOM)
10.30 – 11.00 Tea, coffee and exhibition
11.00 – 11.30 Construction 1: Construction planning and set up, strategy, drills, hot works etc. Refurbishment & new build – Michael Purkess (Farrans Construction)
11.30 – 12.00 Design 2: Human factors and change management – Alex Morley (Atkins)
12.00 – 12.30 Fire safety in timber frame construction – James Hughes (LF FastHouse)
12.30 – 12.50 Insurances: Are you covered? - Trevor McClintock (Willis Towers Watson)
12.50 – 13.00 Q&A
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch and exhibition
14.00 – 14.20 Training: Fire Safety - Kevin Howlette (Emergency Fire & Safety Ltd)
14.20 – 14.40 Construction 2: Case study into arson at GRAHAM yard including business continuity management – Tony Hayden (GRAHAM)
14.40 – 15.10 Tea, coffee and exhibition
15.10 – 15.40 Belfast City Airport: Construction risks associated with refurbishment of live public buildings –  Seamus MacMahon (Belfast City Airport)
15.40 – 16.00 Q&A
16.00 – 16.05 Closing remarks – Sam Phillips (ICE NI Committee Chair)

Event venue

Crowne Plaza
117 Milltown Road
Shaws Bridge
Belfast
Belfast BT8 7XP
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Georgia Hamilton

e: [email protected]

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