Fire safety for Responsible Persons (IFSM Accredited) (England and Wales) – half-day course

The Responsible Person is the person who has legal responsibility for the fire safety in the building.

Fire safety for Responsible Persons (IFSM Accredited) – half-day course

They have a wide range of duties. This virtual training session provides an overview of what those duties are in order to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

It covers:

  • Duty to take general fire precautions
  • Principals of prevention
  • Risk assessment
  • Fire safety arrangements
  • Firefighting and fire detection
  • Emergency routes and exits
  • Maintenance
  • Provision of information to employees
  • Training
  • Co-operation and co-ordination.

This interactive session has plenty of time for discussion, questions and answer.

Who should attend?

This is essential for everyone designated as the Responsible Person.

Tony Bolder

Health and safety Tony Bolder

Tony Bolder has over 27 years’ experience (operational and safety roles) within the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) and over 30 in the fire sector. As a previous operational support manager for Humberside Fire & Rescue Service, Tony was instrumental in developing operational readiness for over 300 firefighters including high rise incidents, chemical spills and road traffic collisions.

On leaving the fire service, Tony set up his own Fire Risk Management consultancy and, taking the same professional attitude into the private sector, he is now one of only around 60 UKAS third-party accredited life safety fire risk assessors listed on the FRACS register (and also the NAFRAR list) and one of only a handful of professionals who are also third-party accredited fire door inspectors, through both FDIS and NAFDI.

FDIS Certificated Inspectors are uniquely qualified to undertake fire door inspections, not only have they achieved a Diploma in Fire Doors, but they have also had their competence and knowledge independently assessed to become CertFDI certificated fire door inspectors. In addition, NAFDI Members ensure that all fire door inspections are carried out in accordance with all statutory requirements and hold industry recognised.

Tony is passionate about education, providing courses accredited by the Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) and is a national speaker on fire safety for a number of networks, a contributor to the BBC, Sky News and CNN International and he is often heard providing professional comments on LBC radio.