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Assembly Point Podcast

About the podcast

Our brand new monthly podcast, Assembly Point, launches on 18 February to bring you a collective space in which to explore and get information on the most pressing issues in fire safety.

Join us as we move the debate on fire safety forwards, and identify new ways to work together to improve standards.

Featuring leading experts from across the sector and beyond, we have launched this podcast to provide yet another way to keep you in the know on all things fire safety.

Assembly Point host

The podcast is brought to you by the Fire Protection Association and hosted by our very own Howard Passey, a renowned and respected fire safety professional.

Howard has worked right across the board when it comes to fire safety. From helping clients with complex and varied projects to being a member of Working Group 8 of the Competence Steering Group (CSG), he has the perfect breadth of knowledge and understanding to host our new podcast.  

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Episode 1 - Fire Safety Reform - What's Next? 

The first episode will air on Thursday 18 February. We talk to Jim Fitzpatrick - former Fire Minister and Chair of FIRE AID - to discuss fire policy in the UK, and the impact incidents like Grenfell have had in how we approach fire safety. 

Episode 2 - Know Your Building

In this episode, we talk to Sofie Hooper, Head of Policy at the IWFM about the role of the Building Safety Manager (BSM) and what facilities managers will have to do to take on the newly regulated role. 

Episode 3 - What about Asset Protection?

We're joined by Sarah Brodie, Policy Adviser at the ABI and explore the need to protect an organisations' phisical assets alongside the need for life protection. 

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