Building a Safer World Together - Fire and DSEAR awareness day

IOSH Chiltern Branch Networking Event

Building a Safer World Together - Fire and DSEAR awareness day
  • Thu 17 May 2018 9:00 AM -
    Thu 17 May 2018 5:00 PM

  • Building Research Establishment (BRE Group),
    Bucknalls Lane,
    United Kingdom

    WD25 9XX

  • Branch meeting, Branch networking, Networking, Branch seminar

    Chiltern Branch

  • Member full pass: £24.00 inc. VAT
  • Non-member full pass: £30.00 inc. VAT


The IOSH Chiltern Branch are pleased to confirm a return to BRE Group Ltd, Watford - ‘the world leading multi-disciplinary building science centre with a mission to improve the built environment through research and knowledge'.

Join the branch for a unique opportunity to visit BRE and listen to information about fire precautions in the built environment, with focus on fire and DSEAR awareness, followed by a tour of their innovation park to look at how housing and homes may be in the future.

This is a chance to see what market leaders propose are the correct ways to resolve the new and refurbished buildings of the future.

Event Programme:

09:00 Welcome & Coffee
09:30 Chairs Welcome - Louise Hosking, Chair of IOSH Chiltern Branch and IOSH vice president.
09.45 Introduction to BRE - Peter Bonfield, CEO, BRE
10:00 Fire explanation and demonstration – Mike Walford, BRE
11:00 Refreshment break
11:15 DSEAR awareness – Steve Manchester, Director, Fire Safety Group
12:00 Attitudes and complacency in reacting to a fire evacuation alarm - DR David Gold, Chair, Fire Risk Management Group
12:45 Lunch
13:45 Fire presentation – Ciara Holland, BRE
14:30 Innovation Park Brief – John O’Brien, Associate Director, BRE Innovation Park
15:00 Site visit - Tour of BRE Innovation Park
16:30 Refreshments and Questions
17:00 Close


What's in it for you?

By attending, you will gain a better understanding and theoretical knowledge of the issues of fire controls and outcomes in the built environment, especially in relation to DSEAR and Fire investigation.

The content has been selected to provide a wider learning and understanding of key subjects.

You will also benefit from excellent networking opportunities and any learning outcomes can be recorded as part of your CPD.

Who should attend

This networking event is aimed at anyone with a responsibility for, or interest in, safety and health, including:

  • safety and health practitioners
  • employers and employees
  • safety and health managers
  • property landlords
  • fire safety providers

What you need to know

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The event includes a tour of the BRE Innovation Park and will involve some outdoor walking. Delegates are advised to wear suitable clothing and footwear as we cannot guarantee good weather.

To view the brochure and booking form, please download the event flyer

If you would like to reserve your place, please complete the booking form in the flyer and send to the bookings team by email.

If you have any queries about the event, please email Alison van Keulen, Events Administrator or call +44 (0)116 257 3378.


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