Fire Toxicity Conference 2016

Organisers have announced the launch of Fire Toxicity Conference 2016, a three day event held at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), which is an important international forum for experts from across the world to highlight research and open discussion on a variety of fire and hazard related topics.

Topics up for discussion at the 2016 gathering include lessons learned from major fire disasters, smoke toxicity and the effect of combustion conditions, clinical care of fire smoke injuries, forensic investigations of fire toxicity, the physiological effect of fire toxicants, and more.

Offering their insights into those topics are some of the fire prevention leaders in Europe, including Juergen Troitszch, Fire and Environment Protection Service, Germany, Mr Peter Holland, UK Chief Fire & Rescue Advisor, and Mr Tommy Kiaer, Vice President, European Fire Fighters Unions Alliance.

To emphasise the international nature of this conference, in addition to speakers listed above, experts from the University of Leuven, Netherlands, Effectis, France, University of Waterloo, Canada, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, USA, SP Technical Research Institute, Sweden and the European Commission will also deliver their latest fire hazard research findings, hypotheses and advice.

The event takes place from 21 to 23 March 2016 in Preston, United Kingdom. FIRE Magazine is pleased to support this event with an exclusive subscription offer for delegates.

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