Publication: LITHIUM BATTERIES FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARDS EFFICIENT LOSS PREVENTION AND FIRE FIGHTING
At the beginning of 2016 the publication »LITHIUM BATTERIES: FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARDS EFFICIENT LOSS PREVENTION AND FIRE FIGHTING« in version 01 was published by Dr. Michael Buser (Risk Experts Risiko Engineering GmbH) and Dr. Jochen Maehliss (Batteryuniversity GmbH).
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Title: LITHIUM BATTERIES: FIRE AND SAFETY HAZARDS EFFICIENT LOSS PREVENTION AND FIRE FIGHTING
Authors: Dr. Michael Buser, Dr. Jochen Maehliss
Version: 01 - April 2016
Number of pages: 36
Table of content:
- LITHIUM BATTERIES: CONVERTING CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRIC ENERGY
- SAFETY TECHNOLOGY ASPECTS: RISKS AND HAZARDS
- FIRST AID ON THE SPOT: FIRE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
- CONVENTIONAL LOSS PREVENTION: GENERAL SAFETY RULES AND PROTECTION MEASURES
- APPLICATION-SPECIFIC LOSS PREVENTION: PRODUCT-SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES AND PROTECTION MEASURES
Dr. Michael Buser
Dr Michael Buser is managing director of Risk Experts Risiko Engineering GmbH, an internationally operating risk management company with headquarters in Vienna. After several years of working in research in the field of lithium batteries, he was head of R&D and Laboratory Head of Application Technology in a company producing “battery electrodes made of carbon”. As a member of the panel “Property Risk loss prevention committee” (KSSV) and the work group “Fire detection and firefighting and (BEB)” of the German Insurance Association (GDV), he provided expert assistance to the insurance industry in the field of loss prevention for many years. Today, he carries out workshops and training programmes all over Europe in addition to his consulting activities for the subject areas of fire risks and operational risks.
Contact: m.buser (at) riskexperts.at
Dr. Jochen Maehliss
Dr Jochen Mähliß is the head of Batteryuniversity GmbH, an accredited testing institute which, among others, is also dealing extensively with the risk potential and the safety risks of lithium batteries. He is an active member of many lithium battery work groups and normative panels. As a hazardous materials manager, he is a competent reference person for all issues concerning the transportation of lithium batteries.
Contact: jochen.maehliss (at) batteryuniversity.eu