FIRELAB operates the largest fire research and testing laboratory in Africa in order to test fire safety compliance with the National Building Regulation (NBR), the Mining Industry and other relevant International fire safety standards.
Fire testing - such as reaction and resistance to fire testing of materials and structures.
Regulatory testing - for demonstration of compliance with National Building Regulations, SANS and International standards.
Agremént SA – Fire compliance testing and fire safety assessments of non-standard building products and designs.
Interpretation of the National Building Regulations.
Specialist consulting as Expert witness.
Consulting: » Fire risk assessments and consultation for fire safety design of new buildings and the upgrade of existing buildings. » Fire investigations. » Rational fire safety design in accordance with SANS 10400 - T. » Fire safety consultation for the mining industry. » Fire safety of thatch developments and quality assurance on construction.
Participation in Fire Safety Workgroups on Fire Safety Engineering: SABS, Universities, Industry Associations and Emergency Services