Dame Judith Hackitt and Erin Johnson talk fire safety

Article by Amanda Doyle

Chemical engineers are well suited to assessing fire safety by applying systems thinking and a risk-based approach. Chemical engineers Dame Judith Hackitt and Erin Johnson, have applied those skills to buildings safety by compiling reports for the UK parliament, and met in Westminster to discuss their experiences of writing the reports, how they applied their chemical engineering backgrounds, and their surprise at the current disorder of the construction industry.

Article by Amanda Doyle

Staff Reporter, The Chemical Engineer

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