NEW UPDATED PROGRAMME:
- Lessons Learnt From Recent Cases & How Can We Avoid Such Tragedy In The Future?
- OIREACHTAS report: “Safe as Houses”
- Grenfell Tower London ● Hackitt Report
- How Best To Carry Out Remedial Works in Multi Unit Developments
Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Date: 31st May 2018
This updated conference programme will explore the findings or recent Irish cases and what exactly needs to be done to bring Irelands High rise buildings up to standard to avoid future tragedy; what local authorities and landlords need to do to ensure all buildings are compliant with regulations and hear of recent cases that are setting a precedent going forward. Cases such as Grenfell final findings will also be discussed.
CMG events typically sell out quickly, so prompt booking is strongly advised to secure your place at the Early Bird Rate of €395.00 + VAT (Normal rate €495.00 + VAT)
Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain amount of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid
6 Structured CPD Points
This event will be of real interest to all fire safety, build and design professionals including contractors, sub-contractors, engineers, architects, local authorities, semi-state agencies, government departments, manufacturers, suppliers, universities, health & safety managers and legal consultants to name just a few.
Full Day Programme
Chairperson Opening Remarks
OIREACHTAS report: “Safe as Houses” / Priory Hall developments / Remedial Works in Multi Unit Developments
Investigating carrying out extensive fire safety remedial works in Multi Unit Developments
Fire Safety Compliance with Building Regulations
Common pitfalls in design and management
Different types of fire risk assessment
The Hidden Threat
Lessons from Lakanal House applied to the Irish Market
Grenfell forum – lessons learned – what to expect in the next 12/24 months
The Double Death Threat of Failing Furniture Flammability Regulations and Flame Retardant Chemicals
The Grenfell Tower Fire from the Community’s Perspective
Two of Khadijah’s immediate family members survived the Grenfell Tower Fire tragedy; Mother 69 and brother 13 with ADHD and high spectrum autism. Ongoing post Grenfell support needs continue, leading to the creation of the successful handle @Still_I_Rise_GT, a social media campaign with almost 7,000 followers. Core member of Grenfell Fire Forum. Has spoken about the tragedy on television, at the House of Commons and at the House of Lords.
There will be 6 structured CPD points awarded to all attendees at this conference from the CPD certification service
Chartered Fire Safety Practitioner & Fire Scientist, Practicing Professional Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Safety Inspector, Fire Surveyor and Independent Verifier
Practicing Professional Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Safety Inspector, Fire Surveyor and Independent Verifier.Read more
Best Practice Facilitator and Fire Safety Management Specialist Adviser. Preliminary Examination of the Institution of Fire Engineers (12th March 1977) with MCR Graduate Membership awarded (30th November 2009). Forty One Years continuous Membership of the Institution of Fire Engineers (1976 – 2017). Membership of the Association of Irish Risk Management (1999) and Elected Chairman (Term 2001- 2003). Membership of the National Standards Authority of Ireland Fire Safety Standards Consultative Committee (1987) and Chairman of Advisory Group 3. Professional Membership Number 106 (5th January 1993) of The Confederation of Fire Protection Association Europe (CFPA – Europe). Professional Membership of the Institution of Incorporated Executive Engineers Membership Number A29381(1994). Register of Safety Practitioners Number 1934 (20th June 1995) and Chartered Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health 17th November 2005. Appointed Lecturer Trinity College The University of Dublin Department of Civil,Structural and Environmental Engineering (2012 – 2017). January 2015 Appointed Visiting Specialist Lecturer Fire Service Training College U.K. & N.I. Morton in the Marsh. Accredited Joiff Fire Safety Management (“Responsible Person”) and Fire Safety (“Competent Person”). Fire Safety Management and Hydraulic Fire Engineering Workshop Director and Tutor (2014-2017). Construction Site Fire Safety, Gas Safety activities incorporating Hot Works Permit approval in accordance with Irish & European Standards and World Class Best Practice Techniques (2016-2017).
Technical Director, Phoenix Safety Training Services
Paddy has over 20 years experience in Fire Engineering and 13 in Occupational Safety and Health.Read more
From 2000 until his retirement from the Department of Defence in 2010 he was a senior lecturer at the School of Military Engineering in the Irish Defence Forces Training Centre, lecturing on fire safety both operational and prevention, breathing apparatus, and road accident rescue.
He is a fire safety consultant with Phoenix STS Ltd. where he specialises in fire safety and emergency management within healthcare. He is a specialist adviser on healthcare fire safety training programs, pre- fire planning, and evacuation strategies.
Paddy is a Corporate Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, a Graduate member of the Institution of Fire Engineers and of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. He is also a Member of the National Association of Healthcare Fire Officers, National Fire Protection Association, Irish Institute of Training & Development and holds a level 8 qualification under National Framework of Qualifications in Occupational Safety and Health.
Managing Director, Omega Surveying
Kevin Hollingsworth is a chartered Building surveyor and chartered project management surveyor with over 20 years experience remediating defective apartment buildings between Ireland, United Kingdom and Australia.Read more
Kevin has a certificate in construction studies from Dundalk Institute of technology and a degree in building surveying from Liverpool John Moores University. Kevin is a former chairman of the building surveying division and the current chairman of the communication standing committee of the Society of chartered surveyors Ireland. Kevin has managed the remediation process of numerous multi unit developments through out Ireland over the past 10 years and has a wealth of experience in relation to fire safety in multi unit developments.
Chief Operations Officer, i3PT Certification
Chief Operations Officer and Assigned Certifier with i3PT Certification, a multi-disciplinary Assigned Certification body.Read more
He is an experienced Chartered Engineer with a fire and mechanical engineering background and he lectures for the Institution of Fire Engineers and DIT. He also acts as vice-chair for the Engineers Ireland Project Management Society. He is currently working as an Assigned Certifier on a number of Large-scale commercial and residential developments and he oversees teams of Assigned Certifiers. Among the projects he is currently working is the Capital Dock project, which includes Ireland’s tallest building, a 23 storey Residential Apartment Block of 79m in height above ground level.
Safegard Systems, established in 1994, is an Irish Company specialising in Smoke/Fire Dampers and Damper Control & Monitoring Systems. With our experience and range of market leading products, we offer the complete solution to achieving smoke/fire containment/extraction in HVAC systems for offices, hospitals, hotels, schools, apartments, shopping centres etc. Safegard Systems offer our experience and knowledge in the form of design advice, product selection, product supply, commissioning and final system certification.
For more information, visit www.safegard.ie/safegard-systems/
Vision Radio Fire
Established in 2000, VRF is Ireland’s only specialist wireless fire detection company. Our wireless solutions deliver flexibility, high performance, rapid installation and minimum disruption in the built environment.
We deliver fully compliant wireless solutions and unrivalled technical support to customers throughout Ireland. Regardless of the design or construction of the building you wish to protect, we are your single source for a wide range of wireless fire detection solutions including; Wireless, Hybrid and Temporary Systems.
While our client needs vary greatly, they are unified in their demand for the highest levels of fire detection compliance.
Survey | Design | Supply | Support
Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Secure your place at the early bird rate and save €100.00 – Early Bird Rate is €395.00 + VAT – (Closing Friday 18th May) – Normal rate €495.00 + VAT
Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain amount of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment
CMG Events Conference Discount
- 10% discount for the third delegate booked or subsequent bookings thereafter from the same company.
The rate to attend includes morning tea/coffee and refreshments on arrival at registration, mid-morning tea/coffee and pastries and full buffet lunch. You will receive the speakers PowerPoint presentations within 24 hours after the event.