Fire Safety in Apartment Buildings

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 standrads 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' experiencein the design and specification of fire alarm systems. NSAI Fire Safety Standards committee member. Course developer and presenter.

Course duration

One day


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