Essentials of Probabilistic Risk Assessment



Engineering Planning and Management, Inc. Instructors

Mark Schairer
Mr. Schairer has fifteen years of experience in fire protection engineering consulting, with a focus in the Nuclear industry.  As a Technical Manager and Consultant he has supported and managed Risk-Informed Performance-Based (RIPB) fire analyses, including NFPA 805 transition projects, for more than one quarter of the nuclear power plants in the United States, as well as Canada, Asia, and Europe. Projects include Fire PRA, Fire Risk Evaluations, Fire Modeling, NFPA Code Compliance Reviews, Fire Protection System Design, Fire Hazards Analyses, Fire Protection Audit Support, and Fire PRA Peer Reviews.  Mr. Schairer has provided training in Risk-Informed Performance-Based Fire Protection applications, mainly fire modeling, as well as classical fire protection program training. He has a comprehensive knowledge of fire modeling tools and applications including NIST’s FDS, CFAST, NUREG 1805 Fire Dynamics Tool, EPRI’s FIVE, and the NUREG/CR-6850 methodologies.  Mr. Schairer is also a Qualified QA Lead Auditor in accordance with ANSI N45.2.23 and ASME NQA-1-2000.


Edwin Fell
Mr. Fell has more than thirty years of experience in the nuclear industry, including over twenty years serving nuclear utilities on programming and engineering projects. He is a Qualified Lead QA Auditor in accordance with the requirements of ASME NQA-1-2000. His experience encompasses engineering support for NFPA 805 transition projects, software requirements analysis, configuration management techniques, quality assurance audits, Software Quality Assurance testing and documentation, data analysis and loading, training and implementation, and the modification of EPM nuclear software applications.


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