Conduct fire tests


Conduct tests on a variety of materials such as building or transportation materials in order to determine their physical properties against fire such as flame resistance, surface burning characteristics, oxygen concentration or smoke generation.

Alternative labels

conduct fire assessment
conduct fire analysis
conduct fire check
conduct fire test
conduct fire testing
conduct fire evaluation
conduct fire examination

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Conduct fire tests is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Fire prevention and protection engineer: Fire prevention and protection engineers study, design, and developed innovative solutions aimed to the prevention of fire and the protection of people, natural sites, and urban areas. They propose suitable materials for construction, clothing, or other applications and they design detection systems aiming to prevent fire or the propagation of it.

Fire safety tester: Fire safety testers conduct a variety of tests on materials such as building, transportation and textiles materials, as well as on fire prevention and fire fighting systems. They measures, among other things, the flame resistance and behaviour of materials under extreme circumstances.

Optional skill

Conduct fire tests is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Health and safety engineer: Health and safety engineers design objects and programs by combining engineering principles and health and safety requirements. They envision the protection and well-being of the people using designed objects or performing work under designed health and safety programs. They assess facilities and the risks that they might pose (e.g. contaminant materials, ergonomics, handling of dangerous substances, etc.) in order to design and improve health and safety measures.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022