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Fire Fighting Services


At AsherLogic Limited, we have trained Firemen, knowledgeable enough to combat fire, train in-house Firemen and conduct Fire drills for client’s personnel.

Our Fire Safety Manager (FSM) Scheme aims to ensure and enhance the fire safety standard within buildings. Through the Fire Safety Manager, fire safety activities and fire prevention measures are also implemented to promote fire safety awareness among the building occupants. Engagement of a Fire Safety Manager will help owners of buildings prevent substantial monetary and life losses resulting from fires. The Scheme is necessary, and is mandatory for owners of designated buildings to appoint Fire Safety Managers.

Appointment and Termination of Fire Safety Manager

Owners of new premises have to appoint a FSM within 90 days of obtaining a certificate of statutory completion or a temporary occupation permit. A new FSM must be appointed within 14 days if a FSM’s appointment is terminated. The appointment and termination of FSM can be done via the eFSM portal.

e-Fire Safety Manager Portal

  • e-Fire Safety Manager Portal

Building owners will be link up and advised on the use of Internet Explorer (IE) browser when accessing the e-FSM portal, The Portal will be run on Internet Explorer (IE) version that will be compartable for easy accessment.

  • Compatibility Setting
  • Instructions will be given on the step-by-step instructional guide on its accessment and appointment / termination of Fire Safety Manager would be found in the Portal.


Failure to appoint a FSM will result in the owner of the building / premises being fined or sentenced to a prison term or both to make it effective and efficient.

Building Requiring A Fire Safety Manager & Company Emergency Response Team

All Public or Industrial Buildings which satisfy at least one of the following conditions, are required to appoint a Fire Safety Manager:

a. Public Building (inclusive of Commercial Building)

  • is of 9 storeys or more (including any basement) in height;
  • is used, constructed or adapted to be used as a hospital;
  • has a floor area of 5000 square metres or more; or
  • has an occupant load of 1000 persons or more.

b. Industrial Building

  • has a floor area or site area of 5000 square metres or more; or
  • has an occupant load of 1,000 persons or more

Building Requiring A Senior Fire Safety Manager

All Public or Industrial Buildings which satisfy any of the following conditions are required to appoint a Senior Fire Safety Manager:

a. that has an occupant load of 5,000 persons or more and

(i) that is of 31 storeys or more (including any basement) in height;

(ii) that has a grossfloor area of 50,000square metres or more; or

(iii) that has a basement storey with a floor area of 10,000 square meters or more; or

b. in respect of which fire safety works are carried out according to a plan using an alternative solution the FIRE SAFETY MANAGER may reasonably determine to be complex.

Duties Of Fire Safety Manager

The main duties of a Fire Safety Manager (FSM) are:

  • ensure at all times that fire safety requirements contained in the Emergency Response Plan are complied with;
  • supervise the maintenance of all fire safety works in the premises;
  • ensure at all times that the occupant load of any part of any building does not exceed the capacity prescribed under the Fire Code;
  • conduct daily checks within the premises and remove or cause to be removed any fire hazard that is found within the premises;
  • prepare and execute the Emergency Response Plan for the premises and distribute the Emergency Response Plan to the occupants of the premises;
  • conduct fire drills for the occupants of the premises at least twice in every calendar year or on such occasion as may be directed by the Commissioner
  • ensure that all occupants are familiar with the means of escape located within the premises;
  • prepare fire safety guidebooks for the occupants of the premises;
  • train, co-ordinate and supervise the Company Emergency Response Team for the premises in first-aid, fire-fighting and evacuation in the event of fire or other related emergencies;
  • train the occupants in the premises in first aid, fire fighting and evacuation in the event of fire or other related emergencies;
  • co-ordinate and supervise the occupants within the premises in fire fighting and in evacuation in the event of fire or other related emergencies;
  • supervise the operation of the Fire Command Centre in the event of fire or other related emergencies;
  • conduct at least 2 Table-Top Exercises within the premises each year and to evaluate, together with the Fire Safety Committee, the effectiveness of the Arson Prevention Plan and the Emergency Response Plan for those premises;
  • prepare and implement the Arson Prevention Plan for the premises;
  • notify the Commissioner immediately upon the occurrence of any fire incident in the premises;
  • organise campaigns, training courses, competitions, contests and other activities which will develop and maintain the interest of the occupants within the premises in establishing a fire safe environment; and
  • carry out such other duties as the Commissioner may require

Added Duties for Fire Safety Managers appointed for specified complex premises:

  • to carry out a fire risk assessment of the premises;
  • to perform checks to ensure that any fire safety works using alternative solutions meet the requirements set out in the operations and maintenance manual, if any.

Qualifications of Fire Safety Manager

Courses to qualify for Senior FSM

  • Diploma in Engineering (Building Services and Fire Safety) – Polytechnic
  • Certificate in Senior Fire Safety Manager – Fire Safety and Civil Defence Academy.

Certification of Fire Safety Manager

A body including the Fedreal and State Fire Service to monitor and regulate membership of the FSM.

FSMs that did not register with the body through the e-FSM Potal within the grace period mentioned above will be barred from doing so and will not be certified. FSMs that are not certified are not allowed to practise or be appointed as FSM by building owners or occupiers.

Continual Professional Development (CPD) For Fire Safety Manager

The CPD program will be an on-going empowerment be instituted by the regulatory body for FSMs to upgrade their knowledge and skills and to keep abreast with the new developments in the fire safety domain.

The CPD program may be organised by the by the body or other organisations in the form of refresher courses, workshops, seminars or dialogues and briefings. However, such activities must be accredited by the BODY and allocated with points.

FSMs who have been certified bythe regulatory body are required to participate in the Continual Professional Development (CPD) programme. Certified FSMs will be awarded the specified CPD points upon completion of any CPD programme. FSMs are to accumulate a minimum of 30 points within the 3 years cycle in order to remain as a Certified FSM. Senior FSM will require 40 CPD points to be recertified as Senior FSM.

Excess points accumulated within a cycle are not transferable to the next cycle.

Re-certification of Fire Safety Manager

At the end of the 3-year fixed CPD cycle, FSMs will need to be re-certified through the attainment of at least 30 CPD points within the 3-year cycle to continue to practise as a FSM in the coming CPD cycle.

FSMs that did not meet the requirement of accumulating at least 30 CPD points within the 3-year cycle will be suspended and not be re-certified. In order to continue to practise as a FSM, suspended FSMs will need to undergo and pass a re-validation course to be conducted by Civil Defence Academy to resume their status as certified FSM.

Senior FSM who could meet only 30 CPD points may be re-certified as FSM in the coming CPD cycle but not as Senior FSM. They will need to pass the Senior FSM examination to be re-certified as Senior FSM.
Fire Safety Report

An Arson Prevention Plan (APP) should be included into an Annual Fire Safety Report. The report will be evaluated by the Authority to on quarterly,biannaul and an annual comprehensive report. It will include all incidences of Fire hazard in at the Local, Sate and Fedral level.

Guidelines for security personnel to handle fire incidents in Buildings

(1)The security team shall handle fire alarm activation in pairs according to organisational procedures.

(2) Upon hearing the fire alarm, security officers shall ascertain the location of the fire from the main fire alarm panel and use the fire lift to go to two storeys below the “fire” floor and proceed cautiously to the “fire” floor via staircase to verify the fire incident.

(3)The Security officer shall then bring the fire lift down to the 1st storey and await the arrival of the Singapore Fire Service. He is to provide relevant details on location, type of fire and possible hazards within the building and especially the fire floor to Fire Service upon arrival.

(4)The Security officer shall not reactivate any of the passenger lifts that have been ‘homed’ by the activation of the fire alarm until at such time that the incident has been investigated and mitigated.

(5)If the location of the fire is indicated to be at the basement, the Security officer shall not proceed to fire floor. He shall check CCTV, if available, to verify the fire incident.

(6) In the event of small fire, security personnel shall attempt to extinguish or control the fire without taking undue risk,

(7) In the event of a fire that has gone out of control, the security officer shall not attempt to extinguish the fire. He shall proceed to make the appropriate announcements over the PA system and initiate the relevant evacuation procedures.

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Yours truly,

For: Asherlogic Limited

Dr. Bowo Olateru-Olagbegi

Vice Chairman/CEO

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