Fire

The institute of fire safety managers.(Fire Safety Managers)

The 2005 Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Fire Safety Managers was held on September 29, 2005 at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, Warwickshire. There was an excellent turnout to hear a number of first class speakers and participate in the Institute's AGM business

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE INSTITUTE, John Williamson, opened the day with a welcome and introduction of the sponsor for the day, Ford of Britain, represented by Peter Whalley, Risk Engineering Manager for the Premier Motor Group/Fire Control Engineer Ford of Britain.

Peter gave a warm opening address to the meeting, followed by a potted history of the museum and an outline of the fire safety philosophy that was established for the building when it was first designed, plus improvements that have been included over recent years to safeguard the valuable vehicles and exhibits that are kept in this fascinating museum. Members were pleased to learn that the museum is undergoing a programme of fire safety upgrades including the installation of sprinklers. …

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