The Fire Prevention Officer is responsible for:

  • Maintenance and upgrade of fire detection and prevention systems
  • Monitoring the compliance of all units from a fire safety housekeeping perspective
  • Coordinating fire evacuation drills
  • Coordinating training in basic fire fighting
  • Maintaining working relations with the statutory Fire Authority
  • Briefing design teams in respect of new buildings

If you have any queries regarding this service, email

Visit the Maps page for the Fire Safety Map.

The Health & Safety Office has more information regarding fire procedures.

Fire Safety Guidance

Health & Safety Responsibilities for Unit Heads

Presentation by Emer Bell giving an overview of Health & Safety Responsibilities for Unit Heads and NUI Galway staff.