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ATKINSON, Keith ( C0268)


Dragon Fire Safety
Heritage & Ecclesiastical Fire Protection
45 Pippins Close,


07840 351458


[email protected]



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I have 16 years experience working in the fire safety industry - 10 years as a Fire Safety Enforcement Officer with the Fire & Rescue Service, and a further 6 years experience as a self employed Fire Safety Consultant and Fire Risk Assessor. I have experience conducting Fire Risk Assessments for a wide variety of premises types including; offices, shops factories, warehouses, village halls, residential care homes, hotels, B&Bs, holiday accommodation, residential flats, HMOs including student accommodation, etc, etc.

In addition I have specialist knowledge and experience dealing with the fire safety requirements of historic, listed and ecclesiastical buildings. I have a lifelong passion for historical buildings, archaeology, and anything ancient! I was previously the Heritage Fire Safety Liaison Officer in the Fire & Rescue Service. I have worked closely with the National Trust and Historic England and I have been commended for my pragmatic and sensitive attitude and values towards fire safety in heritage buildings.

I cover North Wales, Cheshire, Shropshire, Merseyside, Wirral and Greater Manchester. By arrangement I can also provide services nationally, particularly my Heritage services.

These are some of the services I provide:

•    Fire Safety and Risk Management
•    Fire Risk Assessments (PAS79) in compliance with the RR(FS)O 2005
•    Pre-Occupancy Compliance Assessments
•    Advice on Building Regulations Compliance
•    Heritage Building Fire Safety and Listed Building Consent advice
•    Guidance and liaison following Enforcement / Prohibition Action by the F&RS
•    Fire Safety Training

My training has included formally assessed courses at the National Fire Service College (NFSC), and other accredited institutions. I maintain my Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

My academic qualifications include:

NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management
NEBOSH – National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
Ascentis NVQ Award in Heritage Building Construction
City and Guilds 2377-22 In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment
City and Guilds 2377-32 Management Requirements for the Maintenance of Electrical Equipment

I also have qualifications in Applied Sciences, Forensic Science and Quality Assurance.

I am a member of the following Professional Institutes:

Member of the Institute of Fire Safety Managers (MIFSM)
Associate Member of the Institute of Fire Prevention Officers (AMIFPO)
Associate Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (AIIRSM).

I hold Professional Indemnity Insurance.