Fire Protection Engineering in Property Risk Management

When:  Jun 3, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (ET)
The presentation is intended to focus on Property Risk Management from a Fire Protection perspective designed to inform an audience with varying knowledge of Property Management or Fire Risk. It is a comprehensive overview of Fire and Life Safety that includes the history of Building and Fire Codes, discusses losses of life and property that shaped their development over the years to where they are today, and the role of the Insurance industry in that development. It will address the connection between the Codes and Fire Protection Engineering, outline the principles of Fire and Life Safety science including Means of Egress, identify the "Whole Building" Design Concept and the Fire Protection Equation, and the significant advancements achieved in reducing Fire Risks of properties. It will identify the degrees of Hazards (Groups) associated with property classes, including Storage arrangements, analyze the associated Risks and discuss strategies for treatment.