Evacuation Strategies ● Risk Assessment

Lessons Learned From:
Rosepark Nursing Home & Grenfell Tower Fire Tragedies

A one-day conference

Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Date: 25th March 2020

This year’s conference will explore new developments in the area of fire safety management in healthcare services and the confusion around evacuation time targets and what is actually achievable.

The day is aimed at those who occupy a role in fire safety whether at a basic or high level within the healthcare centre they work. It would be of significant interest to those responsible for the implementation of fire safety in hospitals, nursing homes, primary care centres, rehabilitation clinics, respite care and day care facilities.

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This conference will be of great interest to all healthcare service providers, healthcare estates managers, health & safety managers, regulators, design and build professionals, Fire Engineers, Researchers, Fire Consultants, Product Manufacturers, Distributors, Local authorities, Fire Station Chiefs and senior management and Planning Executives.

Full Day Programme

Conference Chairperson & Opening Remarks

Workshop / Group Exercises – Risk Assessment / Fire Safety Management

  • Fire risk assessment in healthcare – best practice displayed
  • Fire safety management in healthcare
  • Lessons from the Rosepark nursing home and Grenfell Tower fire tragedies

Speaker: Dr. Victor Hrymak, PhD, MSc, BSc, CMIOSH & MIFireE, TU Dublin – City Campus

HIQA – Fire Safety In Healthcare Services

Speaker: Niall Whelton – Inspector of Estates and Fire Safety, HIQA

Fireproofing healthcare buildings

Alarm Systems

L1 systems integration with older systems

HIQA evacuation guidance

Niall WheltonNiall Whelton

Inspector of Estates and Fire Safety, HIQA

Niall Whelton (B.SC (Hons) Architectural Technology) is currently an Inspector of Fire and Estates within the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA).

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He is part of a team of inspectors with responsibility for the regulation of adult social care services including services for older persons and people with disabilities.

Before joining the Authority, Niall worked as a Fire Prevention and Building Control Officer with Cork County Fire and Building Control Authority for eight years, enforcing fire safety and building control legislation.

There will be 5 CPD points awarded to attendees at this conference. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.

Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

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