Fireworks Enforcement Liaison Group (FELG) National Fireworks Forum

Fireworks Enforcement Liaison Group (FELG) National Fireworks Forum

This one-day free of charge event was held on the 18th May at Worcester Guildhall and was of interest to local authority Officers and industry.

Topics under wide discussion were separation distances, amendments to ER2014, air transport safety, theatrical pyrotechnics, site licencing, disposal, compliance testing and etc.

Speakers included:
BFA – British Fireworks Association
BPA – British Pyrotechnists Association
Theatrical Pyro – Lincoln Parkhouse
CFOA – Chief Fire Officers Association: Rob Nowak (Fire Doors and Fire Protection)
LOCARDS – Fireworks Storage and Disposal following seizure – Alan Shaw
Martin Guest (ER2014 & amendments)
HSE – Martyn Sime  (Separation Distances)
CAA – Ross McLochlan (Air Transport Safety)
TUV (Compliance/Testing)

The BFA believes in working closely with many agencies and individuals with a view to getting a standardised and nationwide understanding of all the little nuances that go into making our products safe, reliable and of a high quality.

The next BFA meeting will be 21st July, further details to follow.