Fire stopping for overhead cable management support systems

Fire stopping for overhead cable management support systems
Ideal for:
Fire officers, Architects, Product specifiers, Facilities managers, Electrical consulting engineers and Electrical contractors
Course duration / Location:

Seminars can be carried out at our Birmingham head office, Legrand Training Centre, Great King Street North, Birmingham, B19 2LF or delivered at client premises anywhere in the UK. 

Duration: 1 hour

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Seminar Overview

This seminar provides an overview of the issues surrounding the importance of fire stopping for overhead cable management support systems including a look at BS 8519 : 2010.

At the end of the seminar, delegates will have an understanding of:

  • The importance of specifying and installing appropriate fire stopping systems
  • Specifying a cable management support system which will meet the requirements of BS 8519 : 2010
  • How the innovative use of fire stopping on a cable pathway can increase the life and flexibility of a cable management installation
  • How to improve operational expenditure (opex)
Seminar Content
  • Fire protection
  • Compartmentation – maintaining fire separation
  • What is fire stopping?
  • Overhead cable management support systems
  • Why should the fire stopping of the cable management support system be considered separately to other systems
  • BS 8519 : 2010 – code of practice
  • The potential consequences of not fire stopping
  • Types of fire stopping systems
  • Installation – the good, the bad and the ugly
  • Specifier’s checklist
  • Regulations and standards
  • Summary
  • Further study
  • Q&A