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Building a Safer Future, Proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system, A consultation, Published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) in June 2019, suggests that a fire engineer is: ‘A person with the ability to apply scientific and engineering principles, rules and expert judgement, based on an understanding of the phenomena and effects of fire and of the reaction and behaviour of people to fire, to protect people, property and the environment from the destructive effects of fire.’
Roles in construction projects: analysis and terminology, by Hughes, W. and Murdoch, J. R, published in 2001 by the University of Reading, defines a fire engineer as a: ‘Consultant designer with specific responsibility for contributing advice and information on civil engineering aspects of the design.’
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