Professional registrations - Memberships - Qualifications - Resources

See examples of some of our fire risk assessment registrations & qualifications by clicking on icons below

Fire Risk Assessment Register - Institute of Fire Prevention Officers (IFPO)

'Full commercial' Fire Risk Assessors the IFPO since 2011

Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE) Registers

IFE Members and Engineering Council Registrant Directory. Type Membership No. 15862 and Surname "Bainbridge" then click search.

Fire Stopping Inspection course

MB Fire Risk and our sub-contractors invested in demonstrating competence via the
The Fire Stopping Inspection Course during 2017.

Fire risk assessor listing with the Fire Sector Federation (FSF)

FSF developed the National fire risk assessors register responding to the Grenfell fire tragedy in 2021. Follow link to site and enter either Bainbridge or Vost in the serch box

Quality Assurance

MB Fire Risk quality assurance provides fully compliant fire reports. Each fire risk assessment is either undertaken by or verified by a registered fire risk assessor, ensuring fire compliance, best value and ensuring any recommendations are sound and justified.

Professional Memberships

MB Fire Risk and our sub-contractors’ are each paying members of Industry leading professional fire associations including the IFPO, IFE, IFSM, NAHFO, IIRSM, Engineering Council, FPA.


Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 & other legislation (The Law)
Building Regulations & the Approved Documents as amended covering the technical aspects of construction work for all buildings
EU British Standards (Best Practice)
Fire risk assessment premises guides
PAS 79-2020 templates and methodology
S-BAR report writing, developed by the British RAF during WW2 used by many forward-thinking organisations today, fostering clear communications.
QuickBooks invoicing software.

Key features of our mission. MBFR team work ethics include

Team players
Able to recognise our professional limitations.
Confidential whilst able to feedback significant findings, DBS checked.
Standard T&C include our aims to satisfy clients with every competitive quotation.
Technical reports are detailed with assessors rationale, appropriate to scope of works.
We always provide a quantified action plan with any recommendations.
Reports are verified by another experienced Fire Risk Assessor, laid out reflecting industry standard PAS 70-2020 templates and methodology.

About Us

Our team including ‘Full Commercial’ Registered Fire Risk Assessors provide compliant fire risk assessments, fire and evacuation training, fire compartmentation surveys and fire consultancy in the workplace.

Martin developed our experienced team in 2011, based in Rayleigh much of our work is in Southend, Westcliff, Langdon Hills and other parts of Essex. We cover Kent, Norfolk London and the home counties.

Registered Fire Risk Assessors with the Institute of Fire Prevention Officers (IFPO) and on the FSF national register.

We have extensive experience within more complex premises, hospitals, health centres, residential care homes, schools/colleges, residential blocks up to 18-metres and advise new business start-up enterprises.

Largly former or serving Fire Officers we each understand first-hand the devastating consequences of fire, how Owners and Managers can better govern fire safety, prevent fires, improve fire resilience and business continuity.

“A competent fire assessment in time saves lives”.

Meet our Team

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Martin Bainbridge - FIFPO, SFIIRSM, EngTech GiFireE, MIFSM

Registered 'Full commercial' Fire Risk Assessor

Martin joined the fire sector in the late 1970's. Established MB Fire Risk in 2011 building upon London Fire Brigade Station Officer role later an NHS Fire Safety Officer. First registered as a ‘Full Commercial’ fire risk assessor in 2010. Has a fire stopping inspection diploma with extensive experience providing complex NHS, residential care home and other sector fire risk assessments. Martin enjoys mentoring and developing fire risk assessors with less experience developing skills for the future. Status - Director.



Fire Safety Management Consultant

George brings an extensive experience, installing fire protection systems in the 1970's then firefighting with the London Fire Brigade for 30 years. As a Senior Fire Officer, George headed-up Regulatory Fire Safety teams in the LFB. George is a registered Full Commercial Fire Risk Assessor, sub-contracted to provide assessment, fire safety advise and negotiates with building control. George regularly undertakes complex fire related challenges for a variety of sectors. Status - Subcontractor.

Andy Moore - IFPO

Fire Safety Consultant

Andy has been a key team player developing strategies and work opportunities. Andy has extensive operational firefighting, risk assessment, training delivery and fire compartmentation survey experience equaled by his knowledge of managing fire safety at a large mental health trust. Andy is considered irreplaceable and often approached by our competitors. Andy brings quality leadership gained in the Regiment and has an ability to turn-around businesses, failing to manage fire safety effectively. Status - Subcontractor since 2012.

Craig Todd

Craig Todd - MIFPO, FSIDip

Head of Training

Craig is regularly sub-contracted to provide fire safety training to NHS and school staff, undertakes fire risk assessments and fire audits in health, social care, educational, local authority, and other buildings. 2020 qualified NEBOSH. 2017 awarded the Fire Stopping Inspection diploma. Craig has been a Local Authority Fire Officer since 2000 after 15-years in the Royal Navy. Status - Subcontractor.

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Chloe Bainbridge AMIFPO


Chloe joined MBFR 2017 thriving via regular mentoring by our experienced fire risk assessors, generally father and business partner Martin or George. 2020 Chloe passed a BRE fire Door Inspection course. 2018 Level 3 certificate in Assessing Competence in the Workplace. Chloe has an established background in childcare office & risk management dating back to 2008. Has a keen willingness to help our business grow and brings a fresh approach to customers during on site fire inspections. Status - Director.

Sue Bainbridge DiPHi-RGN

Admin support

Sue works behind the scenes providing logistical support and administration, in addition to nursing at Southend acute hospital and volunteering at our local church. “Behind every successful man there stands a great woman”. Elinor Roosevelt. Status - Director.


How can we help?

Please send an email stating your full name, what you require and full postal address of the premises.

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Fire risk assessment enquiries - Provide us with the premises address, number of floors, area size, number of buildings or rooms within your email.

Fire training - tell us what elements of fire training you require, the number of attendees and the location including full postcode.

We will provide a formal competitive quotation and return it by email for your consideration. We welcome longstanding customers and look forward to supporting your fire strategy.

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