Director of Fire Safety Training & Risk Assessment – FIOR

Tommy Mann retired as Director of Service Delivery from Central Scotland Fire and Rescue Service after 30 years’ service, for the greater part of his career Tommy had a senior manager role, with the last 6 years in a principle management post retiring as Deputy Chief Fire Officer. The whole of Tommy’s career was in a uniformed operational capacity, with a significant time as Fire Safety Enforcement Officer.

His role of Director of Service delivery encompassed the responsibility for all operational aspects of the service, fire safety, community safety and control and mobilising. As an instructor at the Scottish Fire Service Training School and later as an invited lecturer he taught on the Specialist Legislation Course. He also was an invited lecturer to the Scottish Police College on the topic of Fire Investigation.

He is recognised as a gold level commander for CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiation and Nuclear) incidents and has attended Winter Bourne Gunner as part of that accreditation.

In 1999 Tommy was awarded an MBE for services to the Fire Service, he also achieved the qualification of Graduate of the City and Guilds Institute in Fire Service Management. He is also a D32 assessor and has a NEBOSH Certificate in Health and Safety. In addition Tommy is a certificated Member of the Institute of Fire Safety Managers.

Tommy on behalf of the Chief Fire Officers Association(S) (CFOA) chairing national working committees He has a wide and considerable experience of incident command in a broad range of environments from the petro-chemical industry to transport, commercial and industrial incidents.

Tommy will play a lead role in the training delivery of the Diploma of Integrated Emergency Management.

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