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Fire Management Strategic Group

The Fire Safety Group is a University of Warwick sub-group and will report University Fire Management Strategic Group. Its responsibilities, membership, accountability and structure are as set out below.

Purpose

To inform the University Health and Safety Executive Committee of issues relating to the fire safety of staff, students, contractors, tenants and members of the public entering the precincts of the University or involved in University activities and infrastructure.

Terms of Reference

  • To promote co-operation between the University and its employees on all matters relating to fire safety;
  • To comment upon proposed changes to university fire safety policies and arrangements;
  • To consider reports from the University Fire Safety Working Group;
  • To consider the outcomes of internal and external audit and inspection reports in relation to Fire Safety;
  • To consider any significant fire related risks identified by the committee members;
  • Review and recommend changes to the University‚Äôs fire safety arrangements following any local or national fire incident;
  • To review and comment on data relating to maintenance and remedial activities relating to fire safety systems and infrastructure;
Reporting Structure

The University Fire Management Strategic Group reports to the University Health and Safety Executive Committee.

Membership

Chair, Director of Health and Safety

John Phillips

Deputy Chair, Director of Estates

James Breckon

Representation from the following areas:

One standing member of Estates (Director of Capital Programmes) appointed by the Director of Estates

David Hammond

One standing member of Estates (Director of Accommodation and Campus Cleaning Services) appointed by the Director of Estates

Wendy Roberts

One standing member of Estates (Assurance, Risk and Property) appointed by the Director of Estates

Duncan Stiles

One standing member of Estates (Director of Operations) appointed by the Director of Estates

Steve Twynholm

One standing member of Health and Safety Services (Senior Health & Safety Adviser) appointed by the Director of Health and Safety Services

Graham Hakes

One standing member of Health and Safety Services (Fire Safety Adviser) appointed by the Director of Health and Safety Services

Simon Watson

One standing member of Estates Services (Program Manager (Fire Stopping)) appointed by the Director of Estates

George McBride

One Optional Attendee Procurement and Insurance (Head of Procurement and Insurance) appointed by the Chair of the University Fire Safety Strategic Committee

Pauline Mealing

One Optional Attendee Campus & Commercial Services Group (Director of Warwick Conferences) appointed by the Chair of the University Fire Safety Strategic Committee

Paul Bartlett

One Optional Attendee Community Safety (Head of Community Safety & Security) appointed by the Chair of the University Fire Safety Strategic Committee

Mark Kennel

Secretariat (1 in total) to the Committee:

Secretary to the Committee

Beck Murphy

 

The Chair may invite others to attend depending on the agenda.

Meeting in 2021/2022