Dr Bob Docherty
Dr Bob Docherty
President
Institute of Fire Safety Managers

Dr Bob Docherty was a career firefighter served in the UK fire service for over 33 years. In 2001 he started his own successful consultancy, Flamerisk Safety Solutions Ltd. providing a number of fire related services including fire risk assessments and fire engineering solutions throughout the UK and abroad. He is one of a very few third party accredited and certificated as competent fire risk assessors in the UK.

He provides life safety fire risk assessments under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for all types of premises whatever the size or complexity. He does specialise in ‘high risk’ premises. Included in this service is Bob’s specialism of personal emergency evacuation planning (PEEPs) for disabled people.

Bob is based in Bolton but operates throughout the UK and internationally. His ethos is ‘have suitcase, will travel’ and he is always available to travel anywhere where his expertise is needed and requested.

The company also offers a wide range of fire related services, including training, building surveying, fire engineering, fire policy/strategy and planning, He also specialises in evacuation solutions for disabled people.

The Protection & Asset Management Series,
will run for seven consecutive Wednesdays from October 2021. The series also includes: