SFPE Seminar #4 (2015) – Fire Safety Engineering: the New Zealand Fire Service Perspective


Fire Safety Engineering:

the New Zealand Fire Service Perspective

By: Arne Inghelbrecht

Date: Friday, 11th September 2015

Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Venue: Room 49-502, Advanced Engineering Building, St. Lucia Campus


Arne Inghelbrecht is a graduate fire engineer with the New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS). He has a background in structural engineering and obtained the International Master in Fire Safety Engineering (IMFSE) degree last year. Since last year he is working for the NZFS in Auckland. He will be presenting on his experiences as a graduate fire engineer and also discussing some aspects of the New Zealand legal framework. As part of the engineering unit within the Fire Service Arne is mainly involved in firstly providing legal advice to Building councils, secondly general project work for the Fire Service and lastly Post Incident Analysis (PIA). An overview will be given of some of the most interesting project work and fire investigations. Finally, the presentation will conclude by discussing some experiences with the Verification Method (referred to as C/VM2) and the potential pros and cons of introducing such a framework.

All interested persons are invited to attend the Seminar

The Seminar is free of charge – no RSVP is needed

SEMINAR ENQUIRIES –Email: r.emberley@uq.edu.au

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