Passive Fire Protection Solutions

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Organisation profile

Sika Ireland, the Irish subsidiary of the worldwide Sika Group was established in 1927 and produces systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Within Ireland, as in all other group locations, Sika operates to optimal levels of performance, demonstrated through possession of EN ISO 9001 certification for quality control.   

Training aim

To educate Engineers and Architects about the importance and the need   of fire protection in both structural steel projects and fire stopping.

Learning objectives

- To learn about the different market segments of industrial coatings and corrosivity categories depending on the environmental conditions

- To understand the need of fire protection and the compliance with Building regulations, national and international standards

- To discover the different passive fire protection solutions – performance, legislations, maintenance

- To learn what is the main goal of passive fire and the types of application. This will also include technical and specification

Course outline

This CPD will be in 2 sections, the first section will cover passive fire protection for structural steel and the second section will explain fire stopping systems.

Trainer's profile

Anthony O Brien, Bachelor of Science in Buildings Management. Currently Fire Protection & Industrial Coatings Manager at Sika Ireland with 5 years experience in Fire Protection Coatings working on large scale projects in Ireland and the UK.

Course duration

60 minutes

Assessment & certification

CPD hours

Who should attend

Engineers and architects involved in structural steel projects.