Tunnel: Safety & Fire Protection

DAY 1 | 7 APRIL, 2016
08.30
Registration and Tea
Opening remarks:
Abeed Rhemtulla,
MD Enigma Group
09.10
Opening and Welcome Remarks by the Chairperson
Tony Cash,
Chairman RIFA, UK
09.30
Keynote Speaker:
Aurelio Rojo,
President APICI, Spain
Fire Protection and Safety for Metro Tunnels What have we learned from our past? Some best practices
  • Comparison: new & old metro systems Challenge
  • How to deal with emergency situations?
  • Investigating benefits by using IT intelligent new technologies and computer modelling
  • What is the right way forward?
10.00
Dr Fathi Tarada,
Managing Director
Mosen Ltd, UK
Sustainability and safety in tunnels.
  • Latest PIARC guidance on sustainability in tunnels
  • Balancing considerations regarding sustainable operations and tunnel user safety
  • Selection and operation of tunnel ventilation and lighting for sustainability
  • Financial impacts of sustainable approach (initial and operating costs)
Case studies on safe and sustainable tunnels
10.30
Jose Manuel Marcos,
Director International Division Mercor, Spain
11.00
NETWORKING TEA - BREAK
11.30
Andrew Mckinlay Magic
11.40
Q & A sessions
12.00
Demetris Constantinou,
Business Development Manager, Fire Pro Systems, Cyprus
12.30
Dr Nicole Hoffmann,
Fire Safety Strategist Ceng Cmath Fifiree Fima, UK Fire Strategies
  • Tunnels and their individuality
  • The Strategic Plan
  • The Tactics
1.0
NETWORKING LUNCHEON
2.0
Henrik F. Nielsen,
OHS Manager – Fire & Rescue Metroselskabet & Metropolitant Tramway, Denmark Planning of rescue scenario in tunnel – where do we stop?
  • How to make a Preperness plan for accident in tunnel.
  • Special tunnel - special Equipment
  • Train The Trainer - how to make a overview of Firefighter Education
2.30
Jens Classen,
Director of Mechanized Tunnelling Department Toto Spa Costruzioni Generali, Italy Operation, maintenance and safety procedures of the longest 2-tube highway tunnel in Europe
3.0
Graham Green,
Rail Tunnel Safety and Fire Safety Consultant, UK Fire safety issues encountered in the Fit Out Stage
  • Underground Stations Interface Hoarding; Fire Safety Requirements
  • LFB requirements during Fit Out stage
  • Fire-Fighting Intervention Shafts; fire safety design issues
  • Tally Hut / Central Control / Electronic Monitoring of contractor location
  • Is it also for Evacuation &/or Ventilation?
3.30
NETWORKING TEA - BREAK
3.45
Markus Vogt,
Head Consulting International Fire Academy, Switzerland Tactics and Education for Tunnel Incidents
  • Difference between “normal firefighting” and tunnel firefighting
  • Time: you can't win time but you can save time with education, training, handling, system, tactic & technique
  • Communication
4.15
Roundtable Discussion on key topics
4.45
Closing Remarks by Chairman