Richard Hosier
Richard Hosier
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Richard Hosier is the Regional Manager in Asia/Pacific for the world’s largest manufacturer of mineral cables the MICC Group. Mr. Hosier has extensively researched advanced fire safe cable design and lectured at institutions and universities around the world. He was the winner of the Institute of Fire Protection Officers UK technical trophy award in 2014 for his paper on fire performance wiring systems and has previously served on 3 Australian and New Zealand technical standards committees for fire safe wiring systems and cables.

‘Fit for Purpose fire resistance’ whose responsibility is it?

The UK Building Regulations, Approved Document B adopts the standard time temperature protocol of ISO834-1 in BS476 pts 20 to 24 for fire resistance testing of all building elements such as fire doors, fire penetrations, structural elements, fire walls and…

British standards for fire testing of electric cables are falling behind

Almost all Life Safety & Fire Fighting systems depend on the reliable function of electric cables during emergency. If these essential cables fail during a fire event, the critical equipment they enable also fails. This could mean that firemen’s lifts,…


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