FIRE SAFETY MANAGER (FSM)
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Fire Safety Manager Responsibilities:
- Ensure at all times that fire safety requirements contained in the Emergency Response Plan are complied with;
- Supervise the maintenance of all fire safety works on the premises;
- Ensure at all times that the occupant load of any part of any building does not exceed the capacity prescribed under the Fire Code;
- Conduct daily checks within the premises and remove or cause to be removed any fire hazard that is found within the premises;
- Prepare and execute the Emergency Response Plan for the premises and distribute the Emergency Response Plan to the occupants of the premises;
- Conduct fire drills for the occupants of the premises at least twice in every calendar year or on such occasion as may be directed by the Commissioner
- Ensure that all occupants are familiar with the means of escape located within the premises;
- Prepare fire safety guidebooks for the occupants of the premises;
- Train, coordinate, and supervise the Company Emergency Response Team for the premises in first-aid, fire-fighting and evacuation in the event of a fire or other related emergencies;
- Train the occupants in the premises in first aid, fire fighting and evacuation in the event of a fire or other related emergencies;
- Coordinate and supervise the occupants within the premises in fire fighting and in evacuation in the event of a fire or other related emergencies;
- Supervise the operation of the Fire Command Centre in the event of a fire or other related emergencies;
- Conduct at least 2 Table-Top Exercises (TTX) * within the premises each year and to evaluate, together with the Fire Safety Committee, the effectiveness of the Arson Prevention Plan and the Emergency Response Plan for those premises;
*FSM may conduct an In-Place Protection (IPP) Drill in-lieu of one of the TTX.
- Prepare and implement the Arson Prevention Plan for the premises;
- Notify the Commissioner immediately upon the occurrence of any fire incident in the premises;
- Organize campaigns, training courses, competitions, contests, and other activities which will develop and maintain the interest of the occupants within the premises in establishing a fire-safe environment
- Carry out such other duties as the Commissioner may require
Added Duties for Fire Safety Managers appointed for specified complex premises:
- to carry out a fire risk assessment of the premises;
- to perform checks to ensure that any fire safety works using alternative solutions meet the requirements set out in the operations and maintenance manual if any.
All qualified Fire Safety Manager (FSM)s are required to register with SCDF through
the e-FSM portal
SENIOR FIRE SAFETY MANAGER
- Their responsibilities are the same but they are required for certain sites.
All Senior Fire Safety Managers is required to attain either of the certificates below
- Diploma in Engineering (Building Services and Fire Safety) – Ngee Ann Polytechnic OR
- Certificate in Senior Fire Safety Manager – Civil Defence Academy