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Webinar: Fire safety compliance – an enforcer’s view

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This webinar was part of the Webinar Wednesdays series.

Section 156 of the Building Safety Act will amend the Fire Safety Order to ensure that fire risk assessors must be competent.

This webinar will explore how:

  • Organisations can ensure their fire risk assessors are competent.
  • Self-employed fire risk assessors can ensure they are competent.
  • Duty holders can ensure they engage competent fire risk assessors.
  • Enforcement officers will assess compliance in line with the competence framework.

Key takeaway bullet points:

When you attend this webinar, you will:

  • Understand what competence means for fire risk assessors.
  • Learn what relevant qualifications are in scope.
  • Understand why CPD is an important factor of maintaining competence.
  • Have a better understanding of fire risk assessment registers.
  • Learn about interaction with other reports such as compartmentation surveys and external wall system (EWS) reports.

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Webinar speakers:

Nick Coombe 

Nick Coombe MBE Eng Tech FIFireE | NFCC Protection & Business Safety Vice Chair | Building Safety Programme Lead 

Nick is the NFCC Protection & Business Safety Vice Chair and Building Safety Programme Lead, and was also named as one of IFSEC Global’s top influencer in fire safety in 2020. 

He has 39 years’ service for the London Fire Brigade which has spanned many roles including, Head of Fire Safety Training, Enforcement Manager and Head of Fire Safety Policy. He has helped write DCLG guides and as the Chair of CFOA Enforcement working group helped produce policies and guidance on the RRO to Fire & Rescue Services. 

He is a member of the Joint Regulators Group and the newly formed Protection Board and is also a member of the Industry Safety Steering Group led by Dame Judith Hackitt to hold industry to account on the progress of post Grenfell change. 

Adam Clarke

Adam Clarke | Managing Director (Consulting) | Praxis42

Adam began his career in Occupational Health and Safety as an apprentice and is now leading a successful consultancy. Adam’s wealth of knowledge and experience comes from working across a diverse range of industries, and he continues to seek new ways to improve health and wellbeing, empowering ownership of risk and utilising technology to make compliance easy.

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