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A Ventro Webinar 'The Future of Fire Safety: 2023 and Beyond' 

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The Details:
Friday 20th October 2023

Time: 10am - 11:30am

This is a must attend event for Building Safety Officers, PAPs, APs, RPs and Building Safety Managers.

Key Topics:

The Building Safety Act

  • AP and PAP duties under Part 4 of the Building Safety Act and associated Regulations
  • Building Assessment Certificate (BAC) applications – when and how PAPs will be invited to apply and what they will need to submit
  • Assessment of BAC applications – how the applications will be assessed, by whom and the possible outcomes

Emerging products and technologies based on digitising your life safety systems for Compliance and Convenience

  • Digitising your life safety systems
  • Compliance, Clarity and Convenience
  • Emerging products and technologies

The Golden Thread

  • How do you gather and maintain the information required to satisfy the new Fire and Building Safety Regulations
  • How can it be presented so it doesn’t overwhelm the different stakeholders – compliance, building safety, repairs, asset management, customer engagement.
  • How can it be used to generate Safety Case Reports and manage Mandatory Occurrence Reporting

If you are unable to make it on the day, please book a recap session which will be held with one of our consultants at a time and date that is convenient to you.  

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Watch The Highlights

Ventro has put together a targeted series of events running throughout the year covering all aspects of fire safety across every sector to work with, share, learn from and teach our conscientious clients and to continue to drive improving standards.

We have put together a recap of the highlights from our webinar 'The Future of Fire Safety, 2023 and Beyond' in case you missed it or would like to look back over it. 

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Key Speakers

Andrew Saunders - BSR-1

Andrew Saunders
Operational Policy Advisor, BSR (Building Safety Regulator)

Andrew has worked for HSE since 1998, most of that time as one HM Inspectors of Health and Safety. After training, he spent 11 years in Field Operations followed by a decade in onshore major hazards working within a safety report regime with COMAH sites across East Anglia.

He joined BSR in June 2021, working in the in-occupation operational policy team. His main areas of work include developing guidance for duty holders on the building assessment certificate process and, in particular, safety case reports; and developing the criteria BSR will use to assess building assessment certificate applications.


George Stevenson
Managing Director - ActivePlan
Chair – BIM4Housing and the Golden Thread Initiative Asset & Survey Group

George works with building owners to reduce financial, statutory and operational risks by means of more reliable and constantly updated information – including utilisation and performance. He has developed processes to simplify the specification and capture of Asset Data from BIM and surveys, transforming the data into an environment that supports ISO 19650 and BS8644. He is also developing technology-supported processes that capture which products are installed and where and how they should be commissioned and maintained.

George leads the “Golden Thread” developments to create the Digital Record for several residential housing associations on both new-builds and existing portfolios. This includes the creation of low-cost “digital twins” to act as live safety case management solutions that are integrated with other applications.

Headshot Tom Ford

Tom Ford
Business Development Manager For Connected Life Safety Services in the UK & Ireland. 

Tom Ford is the Honeywell National Business Development Manager For Connected Life Safety Services in the UK & Ireland. For the last year he has worked with Honeywell partner companies to raise awareness on CLSS and supporting its development. In so doing he has become a leading voice on SaaS within the life safety sector. 

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