This Fire Safety Risk Assessment Checklist Template will save you time and money

        Like you, we noticed that there weren’t any good fire safety risk assessment checklists online. So, we decided to make the best one. AFEC Fire and Risk Engineering specialists would like to share an in house Fire Safety Risk Assessment Template we have developed for in house use to assist Facilities Managers and Environmental Health and Safety Staff achieve best practice fire safety standards at their premises.   The aims of the fire risk assessment…

Presentation on Fire Safety in High Rise & Complex Buildings

Presentation on Fire Safety in High Rise & Complex Buildings

AFEC will be conducting a presentation on fire safety in high rise and complex buildings & displaying our specialised service for the design of Sprinkler & Life Safety systems. AFEC will be conducting a presentation of fire safety in high rise and complex buildings. A moments Silence will be held for the Tragic Victims of the Greenfell Fire. The presentation will be conducted by Michael Ahearne who has particular experience in High Rise having worked in Asia and…

New Office in Amsterdam

New Office in Amsterdam

AFEC’s new office in Amsterdam will initially be led by AFEC Director, David Ahearne.     “We plan to build a small team to support our existing clients in the Netherlands and have presence on the ground building a local team. It is an exciting development for AFEC and we look forward to supporting our clients development in the region.” For more information email admin@afec.ie 

New Appointments for AFEC

New Appointments for AFEC

We are delighted to announce two new appointments within the growing AFEC team.   Thanks to our growing client base, AFEC is happy to announce the appointment of Mick McCarthy as Associate Engineer to assist in leading our London Office. Mick has over 25 years experience in the Irish & UK markets Fire & Safety sector. We look forward to delivering the best service to our existing and expanding client base in the UK. AFEC has appointed John…

Breaking fire news: “Large fire breaks out near world’s tallest building in Dubai”

Breaking fire news: “Large fire breaks out near world’s tallest building in Dubai”

Contact our architectural & fire team today for a free consultation A LARGE FIRE has broken out this morning at a high-rise complex under construction near Dubai’s largest shopping mall, sending thick smoke billowing over the city. The site is next to the Dubai Mall and near the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, as well as the 63-storey The Address Downtown Dubai tower, a hotel that was heavily damaged in a fire on New Year’s…

Do you know the implications of New TGD(B)- Dwelling Houses?

Do you know the implications of New TGD(B)- Dwelling Houses?

  AFEC will be holding a free event to discuss the implications of New TGD(B)2017-Volume 2- Dwelling Houses : All are welcome to attend the event which will be held in our office. Please PM me for details or send a mail to the organiser Liane Pollard – Office Manager – 0166428366 or mail liane@afec.ie Link to Document https://lnkd.in/d3fwNsT    

5 Ways to Manage Contractors Health & Safety on Site

5 Ways to Manage Contractors Health & Safety on Site

5 Ways to Manage Contractors Health & Safety on Site AFEC’s David Ahearne Speaking on Behalf of IOSH at the RDS. David desribes 5 practical steps for facilities manager to manage contractors effectively. We have attached this document and hope you enjoy. We would like to thanks everyone for  great turn out . AFEC support FM managers across the country in delivering  Health & Safety, Fire Safety, and the management of effective and efficient working facilities.

WARNING FOR FIRE SAFETY : BEACON APARTMENT OWNERS WARNED OF LEGAL ACTION

WARNING FOR FIRE SAFETY : BEACON APARTMENT OWNERS WARNED OF LEGAL ACTION

Contact our architectural & fire team today for a free consultation Owners voting on management company plan to charge €10m for defects at complex Apartment owners at the Beacon South Quarter development in Sandyford, Dublin are facing legal action from Dublin Fire Brigade if they do not undertake fire safety works at their homes. Powered by GreatadsOwners were on Wednesday night voting on a plan put forward earlier this year by the development’s management company…

HOW TO CHANGE COMMERCIAL TO RESIDENTIAL WITHOUT PLANNING PERMISSION?

HOW TO CHANGE COMMERCIAL TO RESIDENTIAL WITHOUT PLANNING PERMISSION?

Contact our architectural & fire team today for a free consultation Owners of empty commercial buildings will be able to convert their properties into apartments without seeking planning permission under new regulations being drafted by the Department of Housing. Vacant residential buildings can already be brought back into use without seeking planning permission as long as no major alterations to the building’s structure are required. However, the owner of a building previously used as a…

Longboat Quay deal reached to remedy Fire Safety defects

Longboat Quay deal reached to remedy Fire Safety defects

A deal worth over €3 million has been reached to fix fire safety defects at the Longboat Quay in the Dublin City Docklands. The hazards were identified two years ago but a long legal has finally settled that Dublin City Council will pay €1.85 million while the receivers of Bernard McNamara’s company Gendsong will pay the remainder to contribute toward the repairs. Reported in the Irish Times, “Concerns over fire safety in the complex arose…