Fire risk assessment in buildings – identification and analysis of hazards, events and scenarios

  As a follow-up to the July 24, 2023 article, this article examines the next steps in the fire risk assessment process in buildings (ref Figure 1 [1])     Hazard, event and scenario identification A hazard is a condition ...

IWMC 2023: Programme for the 22nd International Water Mist Conference has been released

  The 22nd International Water Mist Conference (#IWMC2023) will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 11th and 12th October 2023 The conference venue will be the Copenhagen Marriott Hotel The organizer is as always the International Water Mist ...

UK has approved a second staircase for residential buildings over 18 metres

24 July 2023, UK government confirmed that all new residential buildings over 18 meters in height will now have a second staircase The decision is an extremely positive moment in the direction towards a safer built environment The new fire safety ...

Fire risk assessment in buildings – a general overview

  Assessing the risk in an emergency situation such as a fire is not as simple and easy as with other types of risks that we may face in our daily lives Fire risks include multiple factors such as the fire itself, the products released as a ...

Guidelines for design of fixed water mist firefighting systems – Part 3

Authors: Gniewosz Siemiatkowski, VID FIREKILL Diana Georgieva, TechInfo The design of water mist systems should not be limited to applications where fixed water systems are required by law It is worth noting the possibilities that water mist ...

TechInfo is an honorary sponsor of the 22nd International Water Mist Conference IWMC 2023

TechInfo is an honorary sponsor of the 22nd International Water Mist Conference (IWMC 2023), which will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 11th and 12th October The organizer of the conference is the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) ...

Fire protection of high-rise buildings – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 During the design process of fire protection systems for high-rise buildings, it is necessary to take into account the particular problem of fire safety of these buildings in terms of architecture design, construction, ...

Guidelines for design of fixed water mist firefighting systems – Part 2

Authors: Gniewosz Siemiatkowski, VID FIREKILL Diana Georgieva, TechInfo The topic of securing underground garages has become increasingly relevant in recent years Several major fires in this type of facility, as well as the introduction of ...

IWMC 2023 – Conference Webpage now online

  15th May 2023 - The conference webpage for the event is now online and the registration is open From 2023 onwards, all pieces of information that delegates and exhibitors need will be available from the webpage - ...

Fire protection of high-rise buildings – Part 1

  Taller and closer to each other - that is the future of buildings in Europe The construction of high-rise buildings has become increasingly important to our society in recent years Due to the large number of people residing in these ...