Richard Hosier
Richard Hosier
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Richard Hosier is the Regional Manager in Asia/Pacific for the world’s largest manufacturer of mineral cables the MICC Group. Mr. Hosier has extensively researched advanced fire safe cable design and lectured at institutions and universities around the world. He was the winner of the Institute of Fire Protection Officers UK technical trophy award in 2014 for his paper on fire performance wiring systems and has previously served on 3 Australian and New Zealand technical standards committees for fire safe wiring systems and cables.

Electrical circuits supporting life safety and fire fighting equipment

Unlike other cables, fire resistant cables have to work even when directly exposed to fire to keep essential equipment working: Fire alarms, emergency lighting, emergency warning and communication systems (EWIS), fire sprinkler pumps, fireman’s lift sub-mains, smoke extraction fans, smoke…

Fire performance of Electric Cables

Electrical cables are frequently blamed by the media and fire authorities as the cause of building fires however it is often not the failure of the cable which starts a fire but the misuse of the cable by frayed or…

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