Our newest zone aims to present and promote the most recent solutions to the ever growing demand to ensure fire safety and security in the public sector following numerous unprecedented disasters in recent times. Our speakers will be from a wide variety of fire & security companies/associations who have first-hand experience in tackling the complex issues faced within healthcare estates, including active & passive fire protection. To find out more please email melsands@step-exhibitions.com


9 October

10.15 - 10.45 Presentation by Yeoman Shield

Preserving the good working condition of fire doors by installing a fire rated door protection system. Saving time and money on the replacement or repair of fire doors.


Steve Hawke, Area Sales Manager, Yeoman Shield

10.45 - 11.15 Focusing on how the Trust & the Fire Service work together for the benefit of patients in our care


Karen Byard, Lesley Hill & Tony Pearson, NAHFO Speaking in Partnership with the Fire Service

11.15 - 11.45 Project Managing Fire Safety - Compliance & Competency

How you might ensure the significant findings within FRA’s and fire safety works are completed by competent contractors and consultants.


Gordon Alexander, Principle Fire Safety Consultant, London Fire Solutions

11.45 - 12.15 How technology can improve fire safety compliance in a healthcare environment

This presentation will aim to educate delegates on how the latest technologies can improve communications and productivity, increase compliance and most importantly ensure the safety of occupants within a healthcare setting.


Alex Cother, Director, Drax Technologies

12.15 - 12.45 Are your fire safety plans being undermined?

Pete Davies from Fireco will explain how your fire safety plans are being compromised while your back is turned.


Pete Davies, Business Development Executive, Fireco

14.00 - 14.30 Increase efficiency of fire alarms in Healthcare Environments

• Visual Alarm Devices (VAD’s) and Visual Indication Devices (VID’s)
• Cause & Effect within multiple occupancy buildings
• Triple sensing detection


Andrew Tuck and Amos Hill, Johnson Controls

14.30 - 15.00 The Management and Maintenance of Fire Systems


John Briggs, Head of Training and Risk Services, The Fire Protection Association

15.00 - 15.30 Fires do happen

Fires do happen and what we can all do and steps to take to help minimize spread and fatalities when they do happen.


Eve Rutherford, Business Development Manager, TECL- Thermal Engineering Contracts Ltd

10 October

12.30 - 13.00 Emergency Lighting Compliance

“Emergency Lighting Compliance”
• Compliance with Standards
• Compliance of Products
• Compliance with testing and maintenance requirements.


Alan Daniels, Technical Director, P4