Top-Load Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems

October 27, 2022

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

2022-10-27 09:00 AM 2022-10-27 10:00 AM Top-Load Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems America/New_York




Workshop Outline:

This workshop will focus on FM Global Property Loss Prevention Data Sheet 8-34, Protection for Automatic Storage and Retrieval Systems, which was updated in October 2020. The specific focus will be the section on Top-Loading Automatic
Storage and Retrieval Systems (TL-ASRS) which are becoming increasingly common and has revolutionized picking, packing
and shipping warehouse operations. TL-ASRS are very complicated with the use of robots and extensive stacks of bins
and pose a lot of fire protection challenge. An overview of the functionality and the fire hazards and recommended automatic
fire protection will be provided as well as the importance of adequate pre-incident planning with the fire department.

Workshop Objectives:



Who Will Benefit?

This workshop will benefit engineers, designers, consultants, and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (building and fire departments).

Instructor's Biography:

Neil M. Chaudhuri, P.Eng. is the Operations Chief Engineer for FM Global – Canada Operations and has over 15 years of experience in loss prevention and risk management. FM Global is a global commercial property insurance company that has been practicing for nearly 200 years. FM Global partners with their clients and will assess and engineer risk at client sites to help prevent and mitigate loss using state-of-the-art loss prevention engineering and research as well as providing risk transfer and insurance. Neil is a technical resource for engineers across Canada and visits insured locations in a variety of industries with complex risks with the engineers to help come up with risk improvement solutions.

Neil holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and is a registered Professional Engineer in the provinces of Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia.

Neil is a member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers and also is a guest lecturer on process safety at Queens University for a 4th year chemical engineering course.

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This workshop may qualify for continuing professional development hours for designations (i.e., OACETT, CFAA, NICET, CFPS, CFEI, etc.).  This workshop will account for 1 hour.

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