Fire Protection and Safety in Tunnels Conference, 19-21 September, Norway

Published:  14 June, 2017

Event programme now published exploring minimisation strategies, technical advances and fire safety regulations.

Day 1 of the conference will include a workshop on the subject of planning and implementing fire safety arrangements during tunnel construction as well as a panel discussion on enhancing working relationships to ensure tunnels are safe and protected.

Themes that will be covered on Day 2 include the complex navigation of safety regulations; exploring how technology such as sprinklers and thermal imaging can create a safer environment; evacuation strategies in limited visibility; and methods for creating ventilation strategies.

On the final day delegates will hear about fire safety in the underground rail networks; lessons learned from Norway’s most severe incidents as well as its tunnel fire exercises; and how intelligent transport systems can be used to manage emergency situations.

Key speakers include Arild Petter Sovik, senior principal engineer, Norwegian Public Roads Administration; Dave Harold, fire safety manager, CrossRail - London Bridge Associates; Tony Cash, lead fire engineer, RIFA; and Les Fielding, tunnel safety officer, London Bridge Associates.

A tiered early-bird registration scheme is on offer with cut-off dates on 26 June, 24 July and 21 August.

The programme can be viewed here:

  • Operation Florian

Sign up: eMagazine & eNewsletter

The latest issues in your inbox.

Company Profiles

Renka´s Fire Engine No. 1

Firefighting, fast, safe, everywhere. Michael Renka GmbH, based in Germany, is a manufacturer of firefighting vehicles, pumps and rescue equipment.

Waterax - We move water

Trusted by wildland firefighters around the world, WATERAX sets the industry standard by developing innovative, portable fire pumps and water-handling equipment designed to withstand demanding applications and rugged environments.

Big Water Flow for Industrial and Municipal Firefighting Applications

Protecting the lives of the public and firefighters while limiting the structural damage caused in large scale fires is our primary mission

We are committed to improving lives and doing business in the right way

We have a unique mix of capability and culture that we refer to as 3M Science and we strive to develop products that improve people’s daily lives in a multitude of ways.

HazSim - Bringing situational HazMat training to life

HazSim, LLC provides innovative simulation training to ensure your team works safely and effectively. HazSim Pro simulation equipment is in use by hundreds of fire departments, training schools, industrial fire teams, and private trainers across the US, Canada and further afield as well as the US Army.

The ultimate in innovation, quality and service

For 60 years Lehavot has been delivering the world’s most advanced fire detection and suppression automatic systems

Advancing rescue technology

The specialist supplier of quality PPE and Rescue Equipment to Emergency Services.

Revolutionizing fire fighting foam technology

The one-stop resource for fire fighting foam concentrates and custom-designed foam suppression systems hardware.

Trust the best, let us be your foam solution

AUXQUIMIA is a Spanish company whose main activity is the design, manufacture and commercialization of firefighting foam concentrates.

Williams Fire & Hazard Control offers a full line of specialized fire response equipment for oil and gas platforms

From storage tanks and pipeline emergencies to offshore platforms and vessels at sea, Williams' response personnel and specialized equipment quickly address adverse fire emergencies.

The leader in truck-mounted hydraulic platforms

Our mission is to provide the best and the safest solution to professionals that work at height.

If you want quality, you want Zico

Since its inception Ziamatic Corp has provided the men and women of the fire service with products designed to make their jobs safer and easier.

The independent alternative

Dafo Fomtec AB is a privately owned company with head office in Stockholm Sweden and manufacturing in Helsingborg in the south of Sweden.