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Craig Gillan from A-Ok Fire Protection is currently listed on the FPA Australia's:

 

 

The Interim Fire Safety Assessor Register, provided by Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) serves as an interim tool for building owners and industry seeking competent fire safety practitioners.

 

As a practitioner listed on the Register, Craig has declared that he meets the minimum requirements for experience, insurance, professional conduct and commitment to future accreditation.

The FPA Australia recommends that building owners in New South Wales use individuals listed on the Register to assess essential fire safety measure performance for the purpose of Annual or Supplementary Fire Safety Statements, prior to an accreditation scheme being recognised by the NSW Government.

In July 2017 the NSW Government announced a series of building regulatory reforms, largely with respect to fire safety, which came into effect on 1 October 2017. You can learn more here.

 

The new Regulations require some types of fire protection work in NSW to be conducted by a ‘competent fire safety practitioner’ (CFSP), in particular, the assessment of essential fire safety measure performance for the purposes of Annual and Supplementary Fire Safety Statements.

 

Currently, building owners are required to satisfy themselves and state that the fire protection practitioners they engage are competent.

 

The FPA Australia Interim Fire Safety Assessor Register connects building owners and industry looking for assistance in preparing Annual or Supplementary Fire Safety Statements with FPA Australia Corporate members who currently do this work, and meet minimum thresholds regarding experience, insurance, professional conduct and commitment to transition to accreditation in future.

 

As a Company listed on the Register, A-Ok Fire Protection have demonstrated/declared to FPA Australia that:

  1. The individual listed is employed by an FPA Australia Corporate member and has a minimum of three years’ experience in undertaking inspections/assessments for the purpose of completing Annual and Supplementary Fire Safety Statements in NSW;

  2. The individual listed is covered by Public and Product Liability Insurance ($10m minimum) and Professional Indemnity Insurance ($2m minimum);

  3. They have read and agreed to abide by the FPA Australia Code of Practice for companies, and Code of Professional Conduct for individuals;

  4. They have committed to undertake all assessment of essential fire safety measures in accordance with the relevant regulations, Codes and Australian Standards;

  5. They hold or have access to current and historical Standards and Codes for the essential fire safety measures that they assess; and

  6. That they are committed to applying for accreditation in the FPAS Fire Safety Assessment class of accreditation within 90 days of it becoming available.

FIRE PROTECTION ACCREDITATION SCHEME (FPAS)

Craig Gillan is also listed on the FPAS Inspect & Test National register found 

A-OK Fire Protection Pty Ltd / T:02 9524 1711 / M: 0417 832 367 / craig@aokfire.com.au / helen@aokfire.com.au

 

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