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Roles & competencies for Fire Safety for the construction sector launched

Thursday, 5 November, 2020

The Construction Fire safety: Responsibility and Competence Matrix was launched recently. Produced by the CONIAC Managing Risk Well Working Group (Fire), on which our MD Andrew Furness sat and contributed to, this vital document should be shared amongst all those who have a role within the construction sector. This is a free to download document (see below) For well over 20 years Salvus Consulting has been delivering training in fire safety (amongst other programmes) to those who have a role in the construction sector, the matrix ties into many of…

Virtual Training programmes are huge hit

Thursday, 2 April, 2020

With many staff now working from home and with face to face training programmes being halted due to the current Covid -19 lockdown now in place, how do companies and individals receive ongoing training? Salvus Consulting has developed a range of interactive ‘virtual’ courses, run on Microsoft teams platform, which have proved to be a huge hit. The use of the course workbooks, formative guidance from orgaisations such as the HSE, Home Office etc, linked with delegate centred activities and ‘chat’, bring the courses to life and engage all those…

UK Construction week – construction fire safety

Wednesday, 16 October, 2019

The HSE Working Well Together team ask me to deliver a presentation with a fire safety focus. Opening up the presentations on day 1 of the UK Construction week, my focus was on the impact on the construction delivery teams in relation to pre-planning and design for fire safety.  Youtube from UK Construction week – day 1 I do hope the message is clear for those pre-planning any project, we need you to keep the site team safe

IFSECGlobal interview our MD Andrew Furness

Friday, 21 November, 2014

Andrew was recently interviwed by Adam Bannister from the reputable IFSEC Fire on line publication on his views on fire safety and Salvus’ role for the London 2012 Olympics. Also discussed was Andrew’s thoughts on fire safety in design for the construction phase – follow this link to see the full interview:-  

Salvus Fire Training team acheive IFSM ‘Approved Centre Status’

Monday, 3 November, 2014

Chris Richards president of the IFSM presents Andrew Furness with the IFSM’s ‘approved centre status at the IFSM’s AGM. Salvus’ Fire Safety training team is continuing to produce a wide range of Fire Safety Programmes to meet the high demand of bespoke and sector based training requirements. Each course is individually tailored to client needs and will now also benefit from the IFSM approval certificate. Recent programmes developed for the construction sector are the; Fire safety coordinators (Balfour Beatty), the Fire Safety Awareness (Hill Partnerships) and both Pre-construction fire safety planning and…