Tribute to David Sugden

It is with great sadness that the EAPFP announces that passive fire protection industry stalwart David Sugden passed away on 27 July, following a short battle with pancreatic cancer. David served the industry for more than 50 years, providing forthright views and leadership in a range of senior posts. David was President of the European […]

EAPFP to collaborate with EuroFSA

The European Association of Passive Fire Protection (EAPFP) has endorsed the aims of the   European Fire Safety Alliance (EuroFSA) following a successful meeting on 27 February to discuss opportunities for co-operation. EAPFP representatives Joric Witlox (immediate past president) and Roy Weghorst met with EuroFSA chairman Elie van Strien and René Hagen to investigate possible areas […]

EAPFP invites collaboration with wider fire community

With growing recognition of the challenges facing the fire sector across Europe, the European Association for Passive Fire Protection (EAPFP) brought together a number of European and global fire organisations at its meeting in Edinburgh 7-8 November to discuss possible areas for collaboration. Each organisation was keen to share its knowledge and experience in a […]

EAPFP joins with SFPE to host student workshop

The European Association for Passive Fire Protection (EAPFP) joined forces with the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) to host an Interactive Workshop on the Vital Role of Passive Fire Protection for fire engineering students and staff at the University of Edinburgh on 6 November. The Workshop aimed to raise understanding of the vital role [...]

EAPFP seeks PFP installer competency information

The European Association for Passive Fire Protection (EAPFP) is looking to develop a greater understanding of competency requirements placed on installers of passive fire protection (PFP) products across Europe to highlight the importance of correct installation of PFP and to share best practice. The Association is conducting a survey across its members and the wider [...]

EAPFP supports Fire Information Exchange Platform

The European Commission has declared that fire safety is an important topic for consideration and has activated the Fire Information Exchange Platform (FIEP). The Fire Information Exchange Platform (FIEP), was established late 2017, and aims to engage all stakeholders on a European level, to move fire safety forward. The FIEP plenary has met twice, late […]

EAPFP signs agreement with ECEUFIRE

The European Association for Passive Fire Protection (EAPFP) has signed a cooperation agreement with ECEUFIRE, the East-Central European Fire Protection Cooperation, further widening the Association’s reach and influence across Europe. ECEUFIRE brings together fire protection associations from Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Croatia, Romania and Ukraine with the aim of providing information to members about […]

EAPFP appoints new Board

The European Association for Passive Fire Protection (EAPFP) launched a new business strategy and appointed a new board of principal officers at its general meeting in Antwerp on 28-29 November 2018.

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