Fire Risk Assessment to PAS 79

Date, Time and Location

Date: Wednesday 6th June 2018 Time: Tea & Coffee available from 09:00 Hrs. Course commences at 09:30 Hrs.

Venue: CABE Headquarters, UK

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Event Summary

PAS 79 is now virtually the industry standard for carrying out fire risk assessments. The latest revision was published in 2012, and gives more detailed guidance on assessing buildings that do not meet current benchmark standards. This course reviews the PAS and considers the issue of competence of risk assessors.

CPD 6 Hours

Who's it for?

This course is designed for delegates with at least a basis understanding of the principles of fire safety.  It is suitable as an introduction to fire risk assessment for those not currently engaged in fire risk assessment, an insight for employers and building owners as to what to expect from a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment and as an update of the revised PAS 79 for those already carrying out fire risk assessments. 

Development Outcomes

  • Understand legislative requirements for fire risk assessments
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the fire risk assessment process
  • Understand the need for proportionality of fire precautions to risk
  • Understand prioritisation if action plans
  • Apply existing knowledge of fire safety to fire risk assessmentJamie Davies

Speaker: Jamie Davies, BB7BB7 logo

Jamie is Head of Fire Risk Management for BB7.
Jamie has significant experience in providing fire risk assessments and fire risk management solutions for all types of high risk premises, including heritage buildings, of national importance, research establishments and residential premises.

Before moving into the private sector, Jamie spent 12 years with Kent Fire and Rescue service in an operational and fire safety capacity. Jamie’s last full-time post within Kent Fire and Rescue Service was in charge of the enforcement department, as the lead investigating officer for alleged offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. During this time, Jamie was responsible for investigating and managing potential prosecution cases on behalf of the fire authority.

Jamie has also provided technical support and project management to major fire safety projects, such as the premises risk management project, automatic fire alarm response project and fire safety co-ordination at major events.

Due to the secondment of the latter project, Jamie was the lead officer for overseeing the fire safety arrangements at all major events west of the County of Kent. These events included major music festivals and the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic events.

Jamie has lectured on fire risk management at the University of South Wales and Glasgow Caledonian University. Being a NEBOSH accredited trainer, delivering the national certificate in fire and risk management, Jamie has also provided additional fire safety and risk management training to some UK Fire and Rescue services, London Additionally, Jamie has been a guest speaker for various organisations, including the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and British Standards Institution.

Jamie has acted as expert witness for the High Court of Justice in a fire risk management dispute, providing an opinion to the adequacy of fire safety arrangements and joint expert in another litigation case surrounding construction deficiencies. He is also a retained expert by two major construction companies.

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Venue Details for CABE Headquarters

Lutyens House
Billing Brook Road

+44 (0)1604 404121
+44 (0)1604 784220
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CABE Members £195 + VAT, Non Members £220 + VAT, 10% Training Affiliate Discount

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Telephone: 01604 404121
Fax: 01604 415729

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