The government has consulted on a potential move from the BS 476 fire testing standard to the European standard EN 13501-1. This, without a doubt, will affect many stakeholders in the built environment.
BS 476 is well known across the industry and while some elements have some equivalence with European Standards many do not. Many areas of the industry rely on 476 while others question the equivalence of the European standard.
Host: Fabiola Flamini, CPA Events and Membership Executive.
Panellists: Peter Caplehorn, CPA Chief Executive.
Niall Rowan, Technical & Regulatory Affairs from the Association for Specialist Fire Protection.