Mike Franklin

The Institute of Fire Prevention Officers

In House Assessor

I undertake type 1 – 4 assessments for Southern Housing Group who provide over 27,000 homes for over 72,000 people. This includes extra care; sheltered accommodation; supported living; purpose built high and low rise flats; buildings converted to flats; HMO’s’ offices; commercial and community centres.

30 years of ‘fire’ related roles (Industrial, MOD and Local Authority Fire Services and fire risk assessment). Qualifications include Inspecting Officer Certificate; NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk (Distinction); BRE courses in compartmentation and fire door inspection; C.S. Todd & Associates Fire Risk Assessors course; HHSRS1 qualification and FPA Fire Safety Design of Buildings Course.

In the MOD I wrote Fire Safety Management Plans for high risk premises; liaised with contactors and in Bosnia fire safety included dynamic/pragmatic initiatives in premises converted for military use.

Local Authority duties included gathering risk information. inspection and advice; fire safety campaigns; schools programmes; community talks and home fire safety visits.

• Fire safety Inspecting Officer via the Fire Service College • Graduate of the Institution of Fire Engineers • NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management with Distinction • Technical member of IOSH • Associate member of IIRSM • Member of the Institute of Fire Prevention Officers • CS Todd & Associates Fire Risk Assessor Course • 3rd Party Accreditation

Fire Risk Assessments conducted for; local authorities, housing associations and a full range of private businesses and carried out fire safety training courses at all levels.