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Fire Risk Assessor - Positions Available

Active Fire Management – leading fire risk assessment and fire safety training company, operating nationwide is currently looking for qualified Fire Risk Assessors.

Daily and Monthly contract rates for individuals who meet our criteria and have the right approach to customer service and quality assured standards.

Minimum Criteria:

  • Minimum of 5 years operational experience within the fire service of which 2 years must be in an inspecting fire safety officer role; and
  • Registered as Members or Graduates of the Institute of Fire Engineers; and
  • Recognised as approved Fire Risk Assessors by any of the following organisations - The IFE Fire Risk Assessment Register, The IFSM Fire Risk Assessment Register, The IFPO Fire Risk Assessment Register, or Certified by the Warrington Certification Personnel Fire Risk Assessment Scheme; and
  • Must be able to provide at least two recent references (dated within last 6 months); and
  • Verification of CRB checked.

Interested individuals should send their CV and Evidence of Certificates/Qualifications to info@activefiremanagement.co.uk

Fire Risk Assessment Tender Award

Fire Risk Assessments for a number of Police premises have recently been completed for the second time on behalf of Northumbria Police Authority.  Once again Active Fire Management were awarded the contract following a recent successful tender bid.

The premises are located in various area commands in the North East of England and include a variety of police premises.  Qualified and police vetted assessors conducted the Fire Risk Assessments in accordance with the RRO following established guidelines.

Active Fire Management were originally awarded the contract in 2011 after the initial tender process was completed and were delighted to have been successful in acquiring the work and to have the opportunity to continue working relations with Northumbria Police.

For further information on fire risk assessments email us at info@activefiremanagement.co.uk.

Fire Safety Training - Balfour Beatty

Fire training courses are due to commence in May for the remainder of 2013 for Balfour Beatty.  The courses will include fire awareness training and fire marshal training for around 400-500 employees.

The courses are scheduled to be delivered inhouse throughout the year at locations in London, Manchester, Bristol and Scotland on behalf of Balfour Beatty Construction Services UK. Balfour Beatty is a world-class infrastructure services business operating across the infrastructure lifecycle, with leading positions in major markets.  The company operates in over 80 countries in diverse markets and economies and provide the assets societies need to function, develop and thrive.

Click on the following link for further information on our or email us at info@activefiremanagement.co.uk

Increase in Fire Risk Assessments

Workload during the busy summers months have certainly continued into the autumn this year with projects being undertaken for existing and new customers to Active Fire Management.

Fire Risk Assessments have continued to be prepared daily by the company’s busy team of fire risk assessors and the company has noticed an increase in fire risk assessments and fire consultancy projects (such as capacity consultancy work) being required by pubs and nightclubs in England, Scotland and Wales. The company has also been providing fire consultancy and assessments for social landlords, GP’s surgeries, restaurants, medical centres, retail outlets, offices, schools and even at a Police fire arms range.

Training courses, in the subjects of both fire and first aid have continued to be held around the country with an increase seen in the company’s Level 2 Fire Safety Course which was introduced just this year. For information about the course please click here.

Fire Safety Training - Adult Support Services

Also attending courses by Active Fire Management this month include a  care provider that delivers high quality support services to adults with learning disabilities and associated challenging behaviour such as autism, a leading Approved Inspector providing high quality, client focussed Building Control services as an alternative to Local Authority Building Control and a leading provider of care, health and housing services for the elderly.

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Fire Marshal Training - Mission Foods

As well as customers utilising the services of Active Fire Management to review their fire risk assessments, this month will also be busy for the company’s Training Instructors who are gearing up to travel throughout the UK to deliver fire safety training courses.

It seems that the most popular course this month is Fire Marshal Training which is scheduled to be held for previous course attendees as well as new customers, for example, Active Fire Management are delighted to be introducing Mission Foods - Europe’s leading flat bread company - as a new customer this month who are scheduled to receive training in their premises in Coventry later this month.