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Fire systems engineering case study


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General fire safety in England and Wales is delivered through compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. By virtue of this Order, the responsible person should carry out a fire risk assessment on their premises, implement appropriate fire precautionary and protection measures, and maintain a fire management plan. The main purpose of the order is to prevent fire, minimise risk and to ensure the safety of everyone on the premises and in the near vicinity. The requirements of this Order are applicable to premises which are in operation.

Stopford has a high level of expertise in process design and safety consultancy for the chemical, petrochemical and renewable energy sectors. More specifically Stopford's Trained and experienced engineers have The knowledge To conducT advanced fire risk assessment and fire protecTion studies. This enables companies to comply with the Regulatory Reform Order 2005 and also minimise economic losses by providing cost-effective and relevant Fire and Explosion Hozard Management Strategies.

Stopford can undertake the following activities:

  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Design and Specification of Fire Detection and Protection Systems
  • Fire Protection Reviews in Plant Buildings (e.g. means of escape, emergency lighting, etc.)
  • Emergency Response Plans
  • Quantitative Risk Assessments
  • Heat RadiaTion Modelling
  • Pressure Surge Analysis
  • Calculation of water deluge and foam rates

Stopford work closely with the supplie rs of specialist fire equipment to successfully deliver active fire figh ting systems that comply with the appropriate codes and fully sati sfies the client requirements.

Stopford Projects Ltd was formed in 1982 in the North West of England to provide cost effective detail design and Project management services to local industry. Stopford has developed over almost three decades to become the company we are today serving international clients from our offices in Cheshire, Lancaster and Luton. Stopford are now able to provide world cidss consultancy, multi-disciplined engineering design, project management and construction services in a variety of industrial sectors and to both UK and international clients. We offer a complete range of engineering services from concept design to complete engineering design through to total project implementation.

We pride ourselves on our flexibility to work with our clients in the most appropriate way to suit each individual project to achieve the best possible results for all parties. All our work is carried out in accorddnce with the Stopford Quality System and to our ISO 9001:2008 certification.

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