Fire Safety Consultant in West Cork

Fire Safety Consultants West Cork

Fire Safety Consultants Clare

Fire Safety Consultants West Cork and Ireland

John P Harrington and associates are experienced fire safety engineers in Cork. John has over 21 years ‘experience with Cork County Fire Service.
And a member of The Institution of Fire Engineers (MIFireE) and is also a member of Engineers Cork.

We are based in County Cork with quick access to Counties Kerry, Limerick, Clare, Waterford and Tipperary. We provide a nationwide service teaching the tools of fire prevention in Cork.

Nationwide Fire Safety services in Cork are providing…

  • Fire Safety Certification.
  • Fire Safety Consultancy.
  • Preparation of Fire Safety Certificate applications for compliance with building control regulations.
  • Preparation of Disability Access Certificates for compliance with building control regulations.
  • Fire Safety Training for compliance with your health and Safety requirements.
  • Pre-purchase inspection on domestic dwellings.
  • Fire safety Assessment surveys of existing buildings and specifications for fire safety upgrade work.
  • Preparation of fire protection drawings for use in conjunction with assessment reports.
  • During construction surveys and monitoring of fire safety construction works.

Some questions that you may ask yourself are:

  • Do you have Fire Safety concerns, regarding the property you own or the property you are responsible for?
  • Has there been a fire at your premises?
  • Have you been visited by an officer from building control?
  • Do you need to have Fire Safety construction work certified?


  • Do you just want to have your property checked to make sure that it is Fire Safety Compliant?

Carbon Monoxide Detection

Carbon Monoxide awareness how to prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.

Carbon Monoxide is a colourless, odourless and poisonous gas, which is sometimes fatal. It develops from the incomplete combustion of solid fossil fuels such as oil, turf, gas or coal is a common source of CO(Carbon Monoxide) and is responsible for many cases of non-fatal unintentional CO poisoning. Each year in Ireland 1 or 2 people die from unintentional CO poisoning in the home in incidents related to the burning of fossil fuels.

Carbon Monoxide accumulate in the home as a result of any the following:

  • Poorly installed, faulty or damaged heating appliances.
  • Heating appliance not maintained or serviced regularly.
  • Poor ventilated in rooms.
  • Blocked chimneys or flues get your chimney cleaned regularly.
  • Use of a barbecue grill or outdoor heater indoors.
  • Engines being used in garage or shed such as vehicles or lawnmowers.

Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide poisoning can be similar to those caused by other illnesses such as a cold or flu. They may include:

  • Nausea or vomiting, Shortness of breath, Confusion, Blurred vision, Loss of consciousness.
  • Headaches, Chest pains or Muscular pains/weakness
  • Sickness, diarrhoea or stomach pains
  • Sudden dizziness when standing up
  • General lethargy (lack of energy and enthusiasm)

If you or anyone in your house has any of the symptoms outlined above get fresh air immediately, talk to your doctor as soon as possible and ask him or her to check for Carbon Monoxide poisoning.

If you find a person ill or unconscious near any fuel burning appliance, be careful in case you also become a casualty. Get fresh air immediately by opening windows and doors and seek urgent medical attention.

Stop using the appliance immediately and do not use it again until it has been checked by a registered installer or a qualified service agent.