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August 30th, 2021

JAFPE Seminar on “To Prevent Accidents with Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishing Equipment”

In parking lots where CO2 fire extinguishing equipment is installed, accidents that cause casualties due to accidental emission of carbon dioxide have recently occurred frequently. In this Webinar, first, the background of whether CO2 fire extinguishing equipment with the above risks has been widely used in parking lots, etc., the advantages and disadvantages of CO2 fire extinguishing equipment, the usage situation overseas, and future accident prevention measures will be presented by several experts from a multifaceted perspective. Then, we will have a discussion time for exchanging opinions and information. We look forward to your participation.
Date and Time: 16:00 – 19:00, September 27, Monday, 2021
Holding Method: Zoom Meeting
Contact Information: info@jafpe.or,jp
⇒Workshop details (English, Japanese)

August 10th, 2021

SFPE Japan Chapter win the Bronze Award for Chapter Excellence

This award is given by the SFPE Board of Directors to SFPE chapters evaluating
the number of the members, activities, dissemination of information,and social activities.
The Japan chapter has won the bronze /silver prize every year. I sincerely appreciate
the activities of the members and hope it will last forever.

July 28th, 2021

Article Release Information:”Fire safety of capsule hotel” is open to public

JAFPE established the working group for the fire safety of capsule hotel which is increasing these days in Japan. The working group has studied this issue for three years including a combustion experiment of a capsule unit. The results of this research have now been compiled and will be available on the “Book Introduction” section.
The article will include valuable materials such as the experiment results, so please take a look.

June 30th, 2021

JAFPE Seminar on “Risk Assesment in fire protection design ”

Professor emeritus Takeyoshi TANAKA will
We are holding a two-day online fire prevention workshop on Wednesday, July 27 and Tuesday, August 31, calling professor emeritus Takeyoshi TANKA of Kyoto University as the lecturer.
We welcome your participation on either or both day. Please feel free to join us.

・Date and Topic
・July 27th   Fire resistance performance verification assuming the idea of risk infrastructure
・August 31st Evacuation safety verification asuuming the idea of risk infrastructure

June 17th, 2021

Outstanding Achievement Award of Japan Association for Fire Science

JAFPE received an Outstanding Achievement Award of Japan Association for Fire Science in 2021. Our activities of working groups such as fire safety seminars were recognized to contribute the development and awareness campaign of fire safety.
I sincerely appreciate the efforts of members till now and expect it will continue from now on.
⇒Certificate and Medal

May 26th, 2021

JAFPE Seminar on “Evacuation in Fire Using Elevators for a High-rise Office Building”

In 2016, JAFPE released the first version of “Guidelines for Evacuation using Elevators in Fire for a High-rise Office Building”. Since then, we have been continuing to revise this book for publication of the final version targeting at the end of this fiscal year. In this seminar, we will introduce the contents of the revised guidelines to ask for suggestions and comments widely for improvement. We look forward to your participation.
・Date: 13:30-16:30, June 21th, 2021
・Holding Method: Zoom Meeting
・Contact Information: info@jafpe.or,jp
⇒Workshop details (Japanese)

April 26th, 2021

Seminar Fire Safety of Capsule Hotel was held

JAFPE established the working group to study fire safety of capsule hotels.
Capsule hotel in Japan means a type of an accommodation that has a lot of capsule unit for sleeping in a room and it has been increasing recently expecting the use of foreign sightseers. The seminar Fire Safety of Capsule Hotel based on the result of the study was held 14th of April.
⇒Detailed information

February 24th, 2021

Symposium on Medium Size Wooden Structure

Institution 木を活かす建築物推進協会 will be holding a symposium.
Movies are valid online from Feb.15th to March 15th to those who applied.
Applications are available from February 10th to March 10th.
For further information and application, please check the program below.
⇒Sympodium program (Japanese)

February 17th, 2021

Questionnaire Survey on Fire Protection Engineering and Engineers for SFPE Asia-Oceania Chapters

We SFPE Japan chapter carried out the questionnaire survey on fire protection engineering and engineers for SFPE Asia-Oceania chapters. We did it for the purpose of enhancing the exchange activities in this region that has slowed in these days. Quite a few chapters proposed to have a regular meeting and seminar even though by on line.
⇒Presentation file of the result of the survey

February 12th, 2021

2021General meeting and Fire engineering Seminar

General meeting was held February 5th as web conference with about40 attendants.
In this conference new 11 board members were elected for two-yeas term.
After the general meeting, the seminar titled “Fire protection design of accommodation in suburban area with void space” was held. This is the presentation of the case study by SFPE Japan chapter for 13th International Conference on Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design Methods to be held in Auckland, New Zealand with other countries’ study.
⇒Presentation file of Japanese case study