Fire Safety in the Home: What you need to know… - 16th June

Event Date: Tue, 16th Jun 2015

Event Time: 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Venue: Sheraton Grand Hotel

Location: Sheikh Zayed Road

Member Fee: 131 AED

Registration Closed

Recent incidents have demonstrated again that one of the worst, and scariest things that can happen at home, is a fire. Indeed whether at home or at a place of work, a fire has the potential to destroy possessions and wreak havoc, potentially turning the property and everything in it to ashes.

The recent fire at the Torch Tower in Dubai Marina, and Tamweel Tower in JLT caused a great deal of damage to property and possessions, resulted in headlines around the world and asked a great deal of questions as to who is responsible for not only fire prevention, but also for what happens after an incident like this.

In this breakfast seminar, sponsored by BBG platinum sponsor AIG, D. Stuart McCreadie a professional qualified loss control engineer gave his insights into the causes of fire and the effect it has to a home. Stuart also explained the current regulations that exist within the UAE regarding fire exposure and UAE fire statistics and how these differ from other developed countries.

In his presentation, Stuart also covered the following:

•Differences between personal and commercial properties.

•UAE building design and materials used.

•Residential high-rise vulnerability.

•A short video on combustible cladding.

•How to best protect your personal property.


D. Stuart McCreadie Mech. Eng.
International Head of Risk Management – Private Client Group (PCG)

A professional qualified loss control engineer with over 43 years industrial and insurance experience gained in over 76 countries by way of surveying and appraising both post-loss and existing business. The international exposure has significantly contributed to acquiring considerable cross cultural knowledge and expertise. To this end is the author of five loss control manuals and produced numerous guidance notes including Codes of Practice for Combustible Linings & Surface Coating used on Private and Commercial Property. 

Attended a variety of Insurance Industry seminars and courses for the British Tourist Board, National Trust and English Heritage, as a guest speaker. 

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