Fire Safety in Apartment Buildings

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Organisation profile

PCCE Consulting and PCCE Training are the two primary elements of the operations of Paul Condron Consulting Engineering Ltd. From a background of building services consulting engineering throughout Ireland and also in various international locations Paul Condron has developed extensive experience in the areas of life safety services

Training aim

The purpose of this module is to make the attendee aware of the regulations and standards relative to fire safety in apartment buildings. 

Learning objectives

Understand the structure of legislation and the relationship with standards and guidelines applicable to fire safety in apartment buildings.

Course outline

Legislation Overview
Standards / Best practice guides overview
Overview apartment definitions and areas of concern
Passive fire protection
Active fire protection
Documentation and records
Management duties and responsibilities
Maintenance Obligations
Fire risk assessments
Strategic information for residents and owners
Disabled access certificate issues
Awareness and signage requirements

Examples, case studies and problems

Trainer's profile

Paul Condron, Chartered Building Services Engineer, Registered Consultant Engineer. Almost 40 years' experience in the design and specification of fire alarm systems. NSAI Fire Safety Standards committee member. Course developer and presenter.

Course duration

One day

Assessment & certification

CPD Hours

Who should attend