Webinar: Understanding the HIQA Fire Safety Handbook
This webinar, hosted by Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer at HCI was on “Understanding the HIQA Fire Safety Handbook“.
Oonagh provided a background to the development of the HIQA Fire Safety Handbook, the types of fire safety issues identified by HIQA and details on the expansive fire safety requirements arising from the Handbook, specifically relating to Governance, resources, training and planning.
Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer, HCI
As Chief Technical Officer, Oonagh is responsible for the development of Quality and Safety Management Systems that effectively address organisational regulatory requirements while meeting business needs. Through her evaluation of emerging research, tools and technologies, Oonagh ensures that best-in-market techniques are utilised throughout HCI services.
Oonagh has been central to HCI’s work with regulatory bodies in the development of standards for key health and social care areas. Oonagh has substantial experience in the development and delivery of training programmes in the areas of Infection Prevention and Control, Risk Management, PIC Training for Nursing Homes, Internal Audit and Policy and Procedure Training. She also led out on the HCI Covid-19 Lookback Review Programme last year.
Oonagh has lectured extensively within NUIG and is a qualified ISO Lead Auditor.
HCI Care Tools Fire Safety Documents
HCI have updated all relevant policies and procedures on HCICareTools.com pertaining to the HIQA Fire Safety Handbook. New templates relevant to the handbook are:
- CE-032 Fire Safety Management Policy
- CE-RF-020 Fire Safety Programme
- CE-RF-021 Fire Safety Risk Assessment Register
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