IFSS Consultation

Global first on fire safety set to be delivered through development of new standard

The IFSS Coalition is pleased to announce the public consultation for International Fire Safety Standard – Common Principles (IFSS – Cp). Developed by a coalition of more than 70 professional organisations from around the world, IFSS aims to establish, for the first time, a set of Common Principles and a fire safety framework that can be implemented worldwide.

How do you respond?

There are two ways to respond to the consultation as detailed below. Please note all feedback must be provided in English.

Via Email

1. Fill in the International Fire Safety Standard – Common Principles Consultation Questions document

2. Email the completed document to aaronsohn@rics.org

Via iConsult

You can also participate in the consultation via iConsult

When should you respond?

The consultation period for International Fire Safety Standard – Common Principles is 8 weeks and runs from Thursday 23rd January until Monday 23rd March.

Who should respond to the International Fire Safety Standard – Common Principles?

  • Commercial firms: All firms providing services in land, property, construction, infrastructure and related professions.
  • Practitioners: Individuals who are members of coalition organisations. This will include but is not limited to: architects, civil engineers, structural engineers, quantity surveyors / cost consultants, commercial project managers, building surveyors, facilities managers, fire engineers, fire fighters, planning and development specialists, property managers and real estate investment specialists.
  • Clients: Any recipients of fire safety advice or services from commercial firms or from individual practitioners.
  • Public sector: Including government departments, regulators and quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisations.
  • Not-for-profit associations and educational bodies: Other membership, trade or professional bodies operating across land, real estate, construction and infrastructure, academic bodies and consumer organisations with an interest in fire safety.
  • General Public: any member of the general public who has a particular interest in fire safety.