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ASFP highlights busy Autumn events schedule

ASFP highlights busy Autumn events schedule

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) will be taking part in a number of events this Autumn, including the latest in its programme of regional seminars and a number of fire and construction industry seminars and exhibitions.

The ASFP will be holding the latest in its series of free regional CPD seminars in central London on 31 October. This free morning event at the Aviva Building, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ, offers delegates an opportunity to learn about the vital importance of passive fire protection and ensuring it is correctly designed, specified, installed and maintained and consider ways to raise awareness of passive fire protection throughout the construction process.

Starting with breakfast at 8.45 and finishing at 12.30am, Understanding Passive Fire Protection, will provide essential advice on passive fire protection; its specification, installation, inspection and maintenance. It will include presentations on all aspects of passive fire protection, including the role of fire doors; fire-resistant glazing; fire ducts and dampers; structural fire protection; compartment wall penetrations and firestopping. It also offers an insight into fire risk assessment and what to look for in relation to passive fire protection.

The event is suitable for anyone who is responsible for specifying, maintaining or inspecting passive fire protection. It should particularly appeal to architects, contractors, practising fire risk assessors, responsible persons, local authorities, facilities managers, building control, building owners and care home providers. Click to register for the ASFP Seminar

ASFP COO Niall Rowan will be taking part in a free webinar from 10.30-11.30am on 2 October. Hosted by Fire and Security Matters (FSM) magazine, the event brings together key industry figures to discuss Tall building fires and what needs to be changed after the Grenfell Tower tragedyClick for further information or to register for the webinar

The ASFP will also be exhibiting at Fire Safety North at Event City, Manchester, 10-11 October. Co-located with Health & Safety North, the event offers visitors an opportunity to meet with exhibitors from across the fire sector and provides a full agenda of free educational seminars. The ASFP will be on hand to provide information and advice on all aspects of passive fire protection and looks forward to welcoming visitors to its stand, FS4Click for further information or to register for Fire Safety North

In addition, the ASFP will be taking part in UK Construction Week at the NEC, Birmingham from 10-12 October. As well as offering advice from its stand, the ASFP will be offering a series of free CPD Workshops across the three days. The ASFP will also be taking part in a panel discussion on Tackling Safety in High-Rise Construction at 4-4.30pm on 11 October. Click for further information or to register for UK Construction Week.

The ASFP will also be exhibiting on stand E22 at London Build Expo, taking place at the Olympia, London on October 25-26. The event features a Fire Safety Summit which will bring together central & local government, the construction industry, landlords and fire safety experts to discuss, prepare and plan for a new era of fire safety, following the Grenfell Tower fire.  ASFP COO Niall Rowan will be taking part in the Fire Summit discussions and offering his views on the future of fire safety and fire safety regulation. Click for further information or to register for London Build Expo.

The ASFP will also be supporting a number of ASFP member events this Autumn, including Checkmate Fire’s free Passive Fire Protection seminars in Perth, Scotland on 28 September and Watford, Hertfordshire on 18 October; and Exova BM TRADA’s free Fire Protection Measures seminar in Manchester on 14 November.

For further information on the ASFP and its activities and to access its range of free technical documents and videos, visit

Published August 2017