Stewart Kidd
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Stewart Kidd is a loss prevention consultant with extensive experience of managing fire safety and security in the Middle and Far East. He is presently the insurers’ fire expert for the construction of the new King Abdul Aziz Airport in Jeddah. He previously advised on construction fire safety for the Burj Khalifa, the Shard and Heathrow Terminal 2.

Life safety: is it time the presumptions were questioned?

Property Protection Vs. Life Safety. It has long been UK Government policy to ensure that fire legislation focuses only on matters relating to the safety of the building occupants of these nearby. In a 1994 review of fire legislation there…

Fire risk assessment in the Middle East

The process of utilising risk assessment as the basis for a managed fire safety programme is at first sight simple but further examination reveals issues of complexity which are often not well understood. Origins Part of the perceived problem almost…

Sprinklers in the Sky

It is said it was the invention of the automatic elevator braking system by Elisha Otis that made the modern skyscraper a practical possibility and it is certainly hard to see how any building of more than six floors could…

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