Fire is one of the simplest form of energy known to man, ever since stone age, when man learnt to use it, first time ever it has been used for a variety of purposes. The analysis of major fires, which broke out in buildings, the main causes finally identified, were due to electrical short circuit/ overheating of electrical equipment and open flame/ unextinguished smoking materials. In industrial buildings, in addition to these sparks due to electricity/ impact/ friction and poor housekeeping are also identified as causes of major fire hazards. So while planning for the fire prevention measures for any occupancy it is necessary to study in details the possibilities of fire due to all these sources and the preventive measures required. At last we knowthe fact that many valuable lives & crores of rupees of material are lost in fire accidents all over the world.
This has created demand of trained fire & safety engineers & fighters. This has also created wide business potential as well as growth in overall fire protection industry. Overall, the demand of highly trained Fire Protecting Engineers, encouraged to CIFSE presenting fire & safety engineering to join the new profession