CJK Fire & Safety Education

CJK Fire & Safety Education

CJK Fire & Safety Education brings you podcasts on fire safety issues and hot topics from the Australian construction industry.

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March 28, 2024 9 mins

In this episode we speak to  fire safety engineer, special expert witness and accredited mediator,  Christina Knorr, discuss a topic crucial to both the legal and construction world - 
Fire safety expert determination and mediation in construction disputes. 

CJK Fire & Safety Engineering
https://cjkfireandsafety.com.au

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Grenfell Testimony Week was held in January 2024, so in this latest CJK Fire & Safety Education podcast we discuss Grenfell Tower fire. 

This 25-story residential block located in London, became the site of one of the deadliest fires in modern British history, claiming the lives of 72 people and leaving physical and psychological scars on hundreds more. This incident prompted changes to fire safety practices around the world.

Lis...

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January 17, 2024 9 mins

Fire safety documents and the importance of good filing.

In this podcast we discuss the importance of filing documents accurately and promptly for legal proceedings and in the context of fire safety. Each state in Australia has its own building legislation and regulations regarding fire safety documents. To ensure compliance and safety, it is important to be organised. It's not only about meeting legal requirements; it's a...

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Buckle in in as we discuss all there is to know about the 2014 Melbourne Lacrosse Fire case, liability and appeal.

This case has highlighted the importance of contracts and liability. 

In Australia, there are still many buildings that were constructed with ACP cladding and so these cladding litigation cases will not be ending any time soon. 

CJK Fire & Safety Engineering
https://cjkfireandsafety.com.au

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It does not take a large event to spark a frenzy of legislative reform. However, a single unit fire in 2012 established amendments in over five New South Wales statutes and authorative bodies. However, reform is rendered almost useless if it is not abided by. 

In this episode we discuss a summary of the tragic Bankstown unit fire that occurred in 2012 and the legislative reform that followed. 

We will also discuss similar residential...

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In this podcast we discuss some very interesting aspects of one of the most recent significant construction litigations – Strata Plan 92450 v JKN Para 1 and Anor.

Read the case study here >> https://cjkfireandsafety.com.au/strata-plan-92450-v-jkn-para-1/

CJK Fire & Safety Engineering
https://cjkfireandsafety.com.au

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When a new fire engineering Performance Solution is discussed, fire engineers are often asked questions such as “Do we need to refer the solution to the fire brigade?”, “What if the fire brigade does not accept this solution?” or “Will fire brigade sign-off on it?”

Enrol in the online course here >> https://cjkfireandsafety.com.au/courses/role-of-fire-brigades/

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