Michael Hazell

FREE Responding to Electrical Vehicle Battery Fires Sponsored Webinar

Blog Post created by Michael Hazell Employee on Jan 10, 2014

 

February 11, 2014 12:30 – 2:00 pm EST
[Responding to Electrical Vehicle Battery Fires Sponsored Webinar | http://www.nfpa.org/catalog/product.asp?pid=WEBEV&cookie_test=1%20]
This Webinar reviews the results of a recent research program to develop the technical basis for best practices for emergency response procedures for electric drive vehicle battery incidents, with consideration for certain details including: suppression methods; personal protective equipment (PPE); and clean-up/overhaul operations. This research program was based on full-scale testing of large format Li-ion batteries used in these electric vehicles, and the presentation will summarize these tests and includes discussion on the key findings relating to best practices for emergency response procedures for electric drive vehicle battery incidents.


 

Sponsored by: The Fire Protection Research Foundation with support from the following:


    • Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

    • American Fire Sprinkler Association

    • Department of Homeland Security

    • Idaho National Laboratories

    • National Fire Protection Association

    • National Fire Sprinkler Association

    • National Institute of Standards and Technology

    • Property Insurance Research Group

    • SimplexGrinnell

    • The Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co.

    • Tyco Fire Protection Products

    • U.S. Department of Energy

    • U.S. Department of Transportation (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

    • Viking Corporation

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