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Seminar Synopsis

The SS 578:2019 Code of Practice for The Use and Maintenance of Portable Fire Extinguishers was published online by Enterprise Singapore on 16 July 2019. This SS 578:2019 Update Seminar is organised by The Institution of Fire Engineers (UK), Singapore Branch to provide updates on the latest changes in the SS 578 2019 version. The seminar will focus on new requirements, changes to previous version and rationale for the changes.

Seminar Programme*

1.00 pm: Registration

1.30 pm: Welcome Address by IFE(S) Vice President

1.45 pm: Session 1: Updates to SS 578 – Introduction & updates to Class B extinguishers (Speaker: Er Yee Poh Kin)

2.30 pm: Session 2: Updates to SS 578 – Maintenance of Fire Extinguishers (Speaker: Mr Loh Eng Choon)

3.00 pm: Afternoon Tea Break

3.30 pm: Session 3: Updates to SS 578 – Use on service labels on extinguishers (Speaker: Mr Loh Eng Choon)

4.00 pm: Q&A Panel Session (Moderator: Mr Azmi Bin Adam)

4.30 pm: End of Seminar

* Please note that the organiser reserves the right to make changes without prior notice.

Please note that hand-outs will not be provided at this seminar. You can download seminar presentation materials via the QR Code provided after the seminar ends.

Who should attend?

Fire Extinguishers Maintenance Service Providers and Staffs. Facility Managers. Fire Safety Managers.



Smart Casual / Office Attire


Seminar Fee

a.     $120 for IFE(S) members and strategic partners (COSEM, FSMAS, A-CERTS)

b.     $150 for non-members and members of public

Professional Accreditations

1.     CPD points accredited to FSM – TBA


All participants are invited to tour the Fire Safety Exhibitions / booth during registration and tea-break reception.


Parking Information

There are 2 carparking facilities; Multi Storey & Ballroom carpark. Weekday charges at these locations are, 1st hr at $2.50 and subsequent 30mins at $1.50. After 5pm per entry at $2.50. Alternatively, Hotel Driveway surface carparking is also available at 1st hr at $6.00 and subsequent 30mins at $2.00. Please refer to the Map attached to this Brochure.

Disclaimer: The information you submitted is true and correct. You will not hold the organiser responsible for any mishap occur during your participation. The host and the organiser reserve the right to cancel or postpone the event due to unforeseen circumstances and participants will be notified as soon as possible. You allow the use of photos and videos of you which may be taken during the event for marketing and publicity purposes. You allow IFE(UK) Singapore Branch to collect, use, disclose data for purposes of planning, identifying, registration & administrative duties and verifying payment transactions. You have allowed us to disclose data to 3rd party service providers, agents, statutory boards, regulatory boards for us to carry out our obligations stated above.

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