Tom WoodSenior Fire Engineer
Tom joined Profire Safety Consultants in May 2015 and is working as a Senior Fire Engineer. Technical experience in areas, including: Preparation of fire safety strategies and alternative fire engineered solutions using relevant international guidance;
- Means of escape analyses for complex buildings or extended travel distances, including time to fill as well as ASET/RSET calculations
- Review of structural and surface fire protection requirements
- Use of fire engineering software packages (FDS) and spreadsheet calculations
Tom has experience in developing fire safety strategies for a wide range of building types across both the Middle East and UK. The range of building types includes as follows; Shopping Malls (both shell & core and fit-out), Care Homes, high rise developments, large distribution warehouses, youth centres, Metro Systems, University campus buildings as well as many residential buildings (both low and high rise).
Experience of performance based approaches as well as extensive knowledge of the following codes: UAE Fire and Life Safety Code 2011, NFPA 101, NFPA 5000, QCD Requirements, NFPA 88a, NFPA 92, NFPA 130, BS 9999, Approved Document B