IRG Steering Group – Quarterly Report

Members will recall we are represented in a number of the working groups and heavily involved in competencies for fire risk assessors.  Please see here a copy of the first quarterly report of the IRG Steering Group on Competences for Building a Safer Future, which was submitted to the Secretary of State (copied to Dame … Continued

The IFSM Welcomes its 1000th Member

Mr Darren Cook, the Head of Group Compliance at Principal Hotel Company, recently became the 1000th Member to join to The Institute of Fire Safety Managers. The Institute is delighted to welcome Mr Cook and mark this momentous occasion by presenting him with an expense-paid invite to our 2018 AGM and a year’s free membership. … Continued

Membership cards for IFSM Members

Professionally printed double sided plastic membership cards for IFSM Members are now available to buy online from our website.  Please click here for further details and to order.

Press Release from the IRG Working Group

As we are now getting to work on the details of competencies across the whole construction and fire sector, please see here a press release from the IRG working Group As you can see from this document, we are actively working at representing our Member’s interests at the highest levels in this fast changing environment … Continued

IFSM President’s Dissertation Competition

Are you an original thinker in the fire industry under the age of 30? If so, you could be in with the chance to win £200.00* with this year’s IFSM President’s Dissertation Competition. Tell us about what ideas, theories or strategies you can see developing, influencing or moving the Fire Industry forward and be in … Continued

Steering Group on Competences for Building a Safer Future

Many organisations spanning the construction and fire sectors have come together to form a steering group to take forward key recommendations in Dame Judith Hackitt’s Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, to improve competences for those working on the design, construction and operation of higher risk residential buildings. Read the competence group press … Continued

Witness reports released by the Grenfell Inquiry

Several expert witness reports have been released by the Grenfell Inquiry and can be downloaded from the below link:   https://www.grenfelltowerinquiry.org.uk/evidence   Professor Luke Bisby – ignition of façade materials Dr Barbara Lane – fire protection measures within the building and extent to which they failed Professor Jose Torero – fire spread throughout the building … Continued

Final Report of Dame Judith Hackitt

Hot off the press please find the link below to the Final Report of Dame Judith Hackitt. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/independent-review-of-building-regulations-and-fire-safety-final-report  

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