Catalyst Fire Marshal Information Page:

In the aftermath of the Grenfell incident in 2017, and following advice from the LFB Catalyst Housing Group have implemented Fire Marshals in 6 of their Residential high-rise buildings. These are primarily in North West London, with one in Reading (list of sites below, including details of any site-specific information).

This page contains useful information about the sites, your role as Fire Marshals and various registration links:

Fire Marshal Code of Conduct v2.0, and LFB Guidance Note

Registration Links:

List of Sites:

 

  • Potters Court, Robin Place, Greater Leys, Oxford, OX4 7FF – Oxford

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Initiate and co-ordinate an evacuation in the event of a Flat fire, Dialing 999 to confirm the Fire situation and liaising with the local F&RS on arrival.
  • Patrol the block on a regular basis to ensure appropriate fire protection measures (Doors kept closed, escapes kept clear etc) are functioning as expected
  • Record patrols (currently done every 30-60 minutes dependent on the site) and report issues via iAuditor.
  • Provide advice to residents where requested, and providing a visible presence without being too intrusive.
  • Carry out monthly evacuation drills (on the 1st of each month) as per each site’s Fire Plan (see above).
  • Delivering letters to residents and carrying out other safety checks as required.

 

Availability, Rotas and Invoicing

Rotas are managed on a fortnightly basis. Here is a link to the availability poll. This will be updated on a regular basis and be closed while we prepare draft rotas.

Invoicing is done on a calendar month basis. These should be submitted to [email protected] as soon as possible after you last shift in a given month. Please do not include shifts from the following month. Here is a Team Invoice Template if needed. Feel free to use your own.

PLEASE NOTE: It is important that as a contractor you are not employed by TEAM Safety Services Ltd and it is your responsibility to manage your own Tax and NI. TEAM Safety Services Ltd takes no responsibility in how Fire Marshals manage their finances.