Shared Knowledge,
Shared Experience

A professional organisation
for professional people.

Raising Awareness of Fire Safety

Highly respected individuals & companies,
sharing the same objective.

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All fire risk assessors have been third party accredited to ensure the competence required to carry out fire risk assessments under current fire safety legislation.

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Courses and facilities have have been assessed and accredited and meet the standards of the Institute in terms of quality, content and methods of tuition.

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Newsletter of the Institute of Fire Safety Managers

Welcome to the IFSM


The Institute of Fire Safety Managers is a professional body of highly respected individuals and companies who all share the same objective.

“To raise the awareness of fire safety at a local, national and international level, promoting fire prevention, fire protection and reducing the risk from fire as far as reasonably practicable”

Members benefit through technical conferences, training events and communication with 100’s of other like minded fire professionals.

Our Members receive updates on latest news, standards and technical advances, dissemination from other fire related organisations worldwide to remain at the forefront of the fire profession industry.

Join Us Today

We welcome entry at all levels and actively encourage and promote knowledge advancement and membership progress. Students in full time further education receive free membership during the duration of their studies. You can join us here.

FRA Registers

Our FRA registers hold details of individuals who are considered to be appropriately qualified, and experienced as fire risk assessors. View the registers here.  UK based Fire Risk Assessors –  find out how you can get full competency recognition

Accreditation

The IFSM encourages Members who provide fire related courses to apply for accreditation via our accreditation team. For more information see our accreditation section.  More… 

Opening a Branch

If you are interested in opening a new IFSM branch please take a look at our guidance document and find out what’s involved.

PI Insurance for IFSM Members

Post the Grenfell fire in June 2017, both the insurance and lending industry have become extremely risk averse regarding fire. This is having a major impact on Professional Indemnity cover across the whole built environment sector, which includes fire risk assessors,...

Built environment and fire industries set out blueprint for improving competence and driving culture change

As you will be aware from previous reports we have done over the last couple of years, we have been deeply involved with the Competence Steering Group (CSG) which was the group that formed after the DJH report and was set up following the Grenfell tragedy to improve...

Draft Building Safety Bill

Here is the latest copy of the draft Building Safety Bill which is going through its consultation stages at the moment.  It is different from the draft fire safety bill as it deals with the wider issues from the DJH report dealing directly with building safety and how...

Update to Approved Document B

Here is the latest update to Approved Document B (Volumes 1 and 2). The changes come into effect on 26th November 2020 in England, they appertain to blocks of flats/apartments and they focus on a reduction in the ‘trigger’ height of the building for sprinklers (18m...

Social Media Comments

We must inform you that we have had numerous complaints from various individuals (not members) stating and giving screen shot evidence, that one of our members is making racist comments and threats. Firstly, some are stating the individual is employed by us. That is...

Beyond just being a professional Institute, I see IFSM as a family of professional people with professional mindsets, a place where everyone is special irrespetive of the class of membership.

IFSM has challenged me to continually think, act, and upgrade myself professionally.

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Victor Matthew Ayegba (SIFSM, SIAFSS, SCIWEM, SCWM, SCIHT, SAoFA, AHLA, SISWA)

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