Susan Walls, Head of Insurance Fire Risk, of the South African Insurance Association (SAIA) digs deeper into how fires impact insurers and the accompanying socio-economic devastation that ensues within the communities affected.

Click here for the full presentation. 

Susan Walls

Trevor Williams, a well reknowned fire engineer in SA, unpacked the concerns of fire engineers when designing fire protection systems. In light of global warming and the corresponding negative impact on water availabilty, Trevor highlighted key focus areas from an engineers perspective. Download the presentation here. 

Trevor Williams

 

John Cato, Executive Head of Policy Development at the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), explained the registration process for all Fire Protection System Practitioners (FPSP). This process applies to those in the field of sprinklers, gas suppression and detection. This topic was particularly interesting to insurers since it means that the Engineering Council will now start regulating the field. Registrations will open in June for select categories. 

To get more information download the presentation here.

John Cato + ren 

Mr. Lenny Naidoo, Chief Fire Officer, of Engen Petroleum Company was gracious enough to present to the enthusiastic crowd at FPASA's annual InFIReS Seminar 2018 on the merits of using sea water for fire fighting. Engen has for many years perfected its state of the art sea water reticulation system dedicated to fire fighting and shared a high level overview of what such a system would entail. 

Download the presentation here.

InFires Conference 2018 4

sprinkler

On this day, FPASA will be hosting a knowledge sharing seminar on sprinklers.

Leading experts in the field will present talks on sprinkler systems in the modern built environment.

To reserve your seat, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The programme will be published on our website shortly. 

Call 011 397 1618/19. 

SAIA water crisis

The SAIA water crisis forum has distributed their draft communication proposal relating to the water crisis /drought in SA. These documents are not Cape Town specific, rather they are applicable to all areas were water scarcity and drought are an issue. 

Dowload the Fire Prevention Guidelines here. 

Download the Insurance Policy Guidelines here.

Latest News

  • FPASA and the Insurance Apprentice 2020 - "Fighting Fire with Fire"

    The FPASA recently participated in the Insurance Apprentice 2020. 

    "I am super proud of my team at the FPASA for playing their role in helping produce Episode 6 of the South African Insurance Apprentice 2020- "Fighting Fire with Fire". My team simply outdid themselves and contributed significantly to information sharing in the realm of firefighting, fire prevention, and general risk assessment for an insurance perspective". Renay Sewpersad

    To watch the video, click here: 

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  • Coronavirus (Covid-19) - Continued training March 2020

    We can confirm that we will be continuing our training courses as normal whilst we monitor the latest government and medical advice.

    As this is a rapidly changing situation, we will endeavor to notify all of our members and customers of any changes we are required to make as soon as possible.

    We ask in advance for patience and understanding whilst we navigate these trying times.

    We are committed to the health and wellness of all our staff and delegates. 

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  • Bylaws - 2020

    Did you know that each metropolitan/ district has its own unique set of fire laws by which to abide?

    These are over and above the normal legislated requirements as per SANS 10400: Parts A, T & W. 

    Do yourself a favour and register to attend this course to round off your fire education with us. 

    Bylaws Pdf

     

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