When Timothée Boitouzet studied architecture in Japan, where buildings need to survive earthquakes, he realised the next smart material might be one that humans have used for thousands of years – wood.
The week will bring together the fire safety community and its regulators through a 4-day programme to take stock on technology, regulation and programmes and propose an EU action plan to reduce fires and their impact in Europe.
Come and join panellists from the furniture industry, testing & research organizations and representative of the fire service, who will present their views about the need not to take fire safety in furniture for granted.
This event aims at bringing together stakeholders, experts and policy makers to exchange on key questions to improve fire safety of residential buildings. Built around an original framework, the agenda will lead participants to discuss how a holistic approach for fire safe buildings is needed and how different elements are interconnected.
This year the 12th International Congress Fire Safety & Science is organized by the IFV (Institute for Safety) and the Foundation Fellow FSE. We managed to compile an interesting program. National and international research of recent years will be presented in the area of Fire Safety Engineering and innovative firefighting.
Full title: A situation in which a vehicle parked in a private garage of a building for more than 24 hours has caught fire, causing a fire originating in the vehicle’s electrical system and causing damage to the building falls within the concept of ‘use of vehicles’ within the meaning of the directive on insurance against civil liability in respect of the use of motor vehicles.
In 2017, the EU’s 28 Member States spent €31.2 billion of government expenditure for ‘fire-protection services’, whilst almost 300 000 persons were employed as fire fighters in the European Union (EU) in 2017 as well as in 2018.