Battery Safety Week – Day 2: Fire Industry Association Guidance on Li-Ion Fires
Continuing our week of sharing learning, raising awareness and encouraging discussion around Li-Ion battery safety, today’s spotlight is on guidance produced by the Fire Industry Association.
Although not directed at the cargo supply chain per se, this document provides interesting background information. It discusses gas detection (providing potential early means of warning), fire detection and various suppression and extinguishing approaches, including:
The Fire Industry Association Li-Ion Fire Safety guidance is available from: https://www.fia.uk.com/news/guidance-on-li-ion-battery-fires.html
We are listening…
We are keen to hear from you about your experience and perspectives on this topic. Do you have comments on the material that we have shared? Do you have links to guidance that might help others in the industry to continually improve management of this risk.
Please send any comments, ideas, links or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
The video recordings of our Li-Ion webinar are still available on our web site on the following links:
Captain Randall Lund, Senior Marine Risk Consultant at Allianz Risk Consulting
Lithium-Ion batteries – fire risks and loss prevention measures in shipping
Cdt. Dirk Van de Velde, CO Health Safety, Security & Environment, Mediterranean Shipping Company
Carrying and handling electric vehicles – managing operational risk
Thomas Jahren, Distribution Manager (Europe & Asia), Bridgehill AS
Be better prepared for electric vehicle fires
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