Please click on the links below to download the presentations from today’s speakers.

Please note that the presentations will be available for 2 weeks after the conference and will be deleted after that.




Code of Practice for Community Dwelling Houses

Speaker: Chris Barry, Housing Inspector, National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management, Department Housing Planning and local government


HIQA – A quality improvement approach to fire safety for residents in centres for older people and people with disabilities

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


Residential Care – How to Demonstrate Compliance – Fire Safety Inspections – Meeting the Requirements / Principles of Healthcare Fire Safety Patient Evacuation Strategy (Dropbox link)

Speaker: Paddy McDonnell, C.Eng., C.IIE., G.IFire.E., Grad.IOSH., M.NFPA., M.IITD., H.Dip. SHWW.


Lifts Usage Considerations in Health Care Buildings in the event of Fire and/or Evacuation

Speaker: Max Guijt, Senior Lift & Escalator Consultant


Workshop – Healthcare Fire safety Risk assessment – Resilient Challenges in Healthcare

Speaker: Dr Victor Hrymak, Lecturer in Environmental Health and Safety, School of Food Science and Environmental Health, College of Sciences and Health, Dublin Institute of Technology


Tackling Complacency when an Evacuation Plan is activated (Dropbox Link)

Speaker: Mr Ray Murray, Fire and Safety Officer in Oberstown Children Detention Centre