Rob Sunshine

Fire Safety Authorising Engineer

Rob has worked for over 35 years in the fire sector.
He worked for Essex Fire Service for 30 years and ended his career in the Fire Safety department working with private businesses and healthcare premises, including large NHS hospitals, to ensure compliance with the relevant fire legislation.

Rob worked as an operational firefighter for Essex County Fire & Rescue Service for 30 years working his way up to the rank of Station Officer.
During his last 10 years, he worked in the Fire Safety department, enforcing the Fire Safety Order in 4 districts within Essex.
His role also included being the fire safety liaison officer for two large hospitals & a large international airport.

Since retiring from the Service in March 2018, Rob’s main role has been carrying out fire risk assessments for premises that fall within the scope of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
His other roles have been:

  • Delivering fire marshal training
  • Developing fire emergency plans
  • Consultancy relating to occupational capacities and means of escape for corporate events,
  • Carrying out assessments for clients prior to Fire Service Audits to establish compliance with Approved Document B,
  • Fire door surveys
Professional Memberships : Graduate Member of The Institution of Fire Engineers (GIFireE), Member of the Institute of Fire Safety Managers (MIFSM)
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