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NEWS
health & safety
IFEDA backing The Fire Safety Event 2018
The Fire Safety Event 2018 | 10 – 12 April 2018, The NEC, Birmingham
T
he
Independent
Fire
Engineering and Distributors
Association (IFEDA) is the
latest key association to announce
their support The Fire Safety Event
taking place at the NEC, Birmingham
from 10 – 12 April 2018.
The Association was founded in 1989,
to
provide
an
independent
representative body of fire trade
companies. Its members consist
of companies and sole traders engaged
in the supply, service and maintenance
of fire protection equipment within the
UK.
Its members will be among more than
5,000 attendees who will visit The Fire
Safety Event, co-located with The Health
& Safety Event and The Facilities Event
which also features 250 exhibitors
including 50 exhibitors from the fire
sector.
IFEDA joins a number of other key
industry
associations
who
are
supporting the event including BAFE,
Institution of Fire Engineers, Institute of
Fire Safety Managers, Association for
Specialist Fire Protection, British
Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association,
Rail
Industry
Fire
Association,
Association of Insurers Surveyors and
National Association of Healthcare Fire
Officers.
The Fire Safety Event will offer more
than 20 hours of CPD-accredited
seminar content with sessions on how
to prevent tall building fires, evacuation
policies for fires and terrorist attacks,
how to prevent false fire alarms,
prevention of fires on buses, trains and
at sea, protecting hospitals from fires,
two fire safety mock trials and much
more.
IFEDA general manager Graham Ferris
said the Association is excited to support
the event, he said: “IFEDA is delighted
to be taking part and supporting a great
networking and information-rich event.
I’m keen to raise our association’s
profile, especially the fact that we offer
a range of, CPD accredited, fire alarm
modules in addition to our traditional fire
extinguisher courses.
“It’s good to meet up with our Midlandsbased members and, of course,
explaining the help and assistance
IFEDA can give potential members. I feel
that The Fire Safety Event is the ideal
vehicle to meet all my objectives.”
Event director Tim Else added: “We are
delighted that IFEDA is the latest
association to offer its support to The
Fire Safety Event. Its members are
exactly the type of audience we are
committed to attracting to the event. Our
attendees will benefit greatly from the
key fire safety training and advice on
offer from the IFEDA.
“If you have a responsibility for property
protection this is an event that you can’t
afford to miss. We have an unparalleled
line-up of speakers delivering seminars
offering key advice on how to ensure
your workplace and its occupants are
safe from major fires.”
You can register to attend the Fire Safety
Event
for
FREE
at www.firesafetyevents.com
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