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July 26, 2019

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Whitepaper: Effective Techniques for Robust OT Security

raising standards through competence

WATCH: FIA CEO Ian Moore at FIREX 2019

Ian Moore, CEO of the Fire Industry Association (FIA), tells FIREX TV about the role the not-for-profit trade association plays in raising standards in the UK fire safety sector.

Speaking at FIREX 2019 in the video below Moore, who topped our fire safety influencers list this year, highlights a particular focus on defining competence through third-party certification. He also talks about the FIA’s hard-won status as an awarding organisation.

The FIA is the largest fire protection trade association in the UK with more than 850 members. It provides a wide range of fire safety training courses and promotes best practice across the sector, promoting improvements to regulations and guidance and funding research projects.

Next taking place between 8-10 September 2020 at ExCel London, FIREX International is the world’s leading fire prevention and protection event where 18,000-plus fire safety professionals gather to network, attend the extensive education programme and see the latest fire protection technologies.

The Future of Fire Safety: download the eBook

Is the fire protection industry adapting to the post-Grenfell reality fast enough? At FIREX International 2019, Europe's only dedicated fire safety event, some of the world's leading fire safety experts covered this theme. This eBook covers the key insights from those discussions on the developments shaping the profession, with topics including:

  • Grenfell Inquiry must yield “bedrock change” – and soon
  • After Grenfell: Jonathan O’Neill OBE on how austerity and policy “on the hoof” are hampering progress
  • Hackitt’s Golden Thread: Fire, facilities and building safety
  • Fire safety community has to “get on board” with technological changes

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