Fire Safety In Healthcare

Managing the risk

28 October 2020

Fire Safety in Healthcare – Managing the risk is a bespoke comprehensive session which will provide a clear understanding of how Fire Protection can mitigate, reduce, or prevent fire spread from a holistic approach. The seminar will review the types of fire protection systems found in Healthcare premises and explain the importance of the correct specification, installation, and maintenance of all such systems. Using real world examples and case studies, this webinar will provide you with confidence on when to challenge and seek further information. Delivered in conjunction with your evacuation plans and procedures, the course will detail the specific prescriptive requirements and guidance related to construction and maintenance for best practice.

Guest Speaker profiles

Howard melvin

Technical Director - Ventro Group

Howard is the Technical Director at Ventro, and has been working in the fire industry for over 30 years. He is experienced in many practical aspects of project management, having a detailed knowledge of Health & Safety guidelines (working with our external consultants Citation) and fire safety standards. Fully qualified by BM TRADA, he provides valuable oversight and direction for the regional Health, Safety and Quality Teams on the operational side of the business.

Jake Eames

Head of Operations, South - Ventro Group

Jake started with Ventro 5 years ago and has risen with the company to head up his own team, and has successfully managed several major projects from start to finish. Jake also oversees the ongoing fire safety maintenance of hundreds of properties.

Scott Wilson

Operations Manager - Ventro Group

Steven is Ventro’s Operations Manager, with 32 years’ of operational management, including overseas assignments. He is also the brains behind Ventro’s GAND scheme, which is all about giving back to the environment.

Mark Pratten

Fire Safety Enforcement Officer (Rtd.)

Mark served with the Fire Service for over 25 years, progressing from a rookie fire fighter to an Enforcement Officer. He is now retired from the Fire Service and provides support as a private consultant

Ventro has put together a targeted series of events running throughout the year covering all aspects of fire safety across every sector to work with, share, learn from and teach our conscientious clients and to continue to drive improving standards.

In addition Ventro’s technical team provides a number of on-site and virtual CPD events that can be tailored to our customers specific requirements and provide a unique consultancy approach to support in the delivery of fire safety programmes of work.

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