The CNPP, Gesip and ENRg in association with Lastfire, are joining forces to offer you an intense week of training on a very topical subject: fire-fighting foam.
This week of training, given in English, consists of three parts:
- Exercises in the field in real situation.
Day 1 - 05/12/22 - Afternoon 2pm - Indoor - Rouen Hotel
Introduction to foaming agents / foam
How does it work?
Brief history of developments to date
Overview of the approach to fire risk management
Design of equipment used in foam
Standards - and updates for non-fluorinated foamers
Day 2 - 06/12/22 - Full day - Indoor - Hotel Rouen
Specification and certification of foam performance on a fire
Permanence of the characteristics
Foam performance standards
Video demonstrations of different types of foam
Current levels of fire performance research
Day 3 - 07/12/22 - Full day - Indoor and Lab - Vernon
How to use the foam
Planning for foam applications
Examples of fires after spraying
Examples of storage tanks
Advance planning related to aviation
Group exercise (indoor)
Development of response strategies
▪ Fixed systems
▪ Mobile means, etc...
Laboratory demonstration: European standard EN 1568:2018 - determination of expansion and recovery time, performance tests on water miscible and immiscible solvent fires
Day 4 - 08/12/22 - Full Day - Training Centers - Vernon
Demonstrations of fuel characteristics
Flash point, volatility, etc.
Foam on alcohols/hydrocarbons
Vapor control after foam application
Demonstration of foam types and application methods
Low, medium and high expansion foams
Proportioning - suitability and incompatibility
Collection and measurement of foam properties
Spreading fire - 10m x 10m
Truck loading station fire
Note: Those who have chosen the training option will participate in all exercises.
Those who have not done so will watch from a distance (safety distances).
Day 5 - 09/12/22 - Morning - Indoor - Hotel Rouen
Managing the transition - the pragmatic approach
Issues other than fire performance
Processes and protocols
Dealing with Historical Issues
Dr Eleanor Lister - Environmental Engineer
Mark Plastow - Process Safety Specialist
Dr. Niall Ramaden - Specialist in fire risk management and foam systems in the oil industry
Isabelle Deguerry - Specialist in foam testing
PRACTICAL INFORMATION :
Hotel in Rouen CNPP and Gesip training center
In action on the field: 3 500 € HT (limited places: 15)
Others: 2 800 € HT
Members price: 2 300€ HT (limited places: 30)
Price includes 4 nights accommodation, lunches and dinners, daily bus transportation to/from the hotel/training center and full PPE