Michael J. Slifka, PE
is an internationally recognized Licensed Professional Fire Protection Engineer and Fire Protection Consultant
. Mr. Slifka is a multi-faceted leader with expertise in fire research, building / fire code development, fire protection engineering, training, manufactured housing and manufactured building codes/enforcement/design, health care facility design, maintenance and operation. He has over 30 years of experience in his field of expertise. He provides consulting services in the following areas:
- Health Care Life Safety and JCAHO Fire Safety
- Health Care FSES
- Health Care Design and Renovation
- Life safety Code Consultation
- Life Safety Code Instruction
- Fire Protection Engineering
- Design Consultation
- High Rise Fire Safety
Mr. Slifka consults with hospitals regarding pre JCAHO physical plant safety assessments. An Expert on the Life Safety Code, he was one of the developers of the Fire Safety Evaluation System (FSES) for Health Care facilities (now known as NFPA 101 A).
Michael Slifka is a recognized and published authority on high rise fire risk and design. His major projects include Water Tower Place and McCormick Place 2 in Chicago, the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, 3 Federal High Rise Office Buildings in CA, IL & GA. He is responsible for over 50 new and/or major renovations of VA and private sector hospitals located throughout the USA.
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"Slifka, who recently played a crucial role in winning a $3 million judgment and $25 million in punitive damages, in one case, and in the successful defense of a $4 million lawsuit, in another case, is now a member of Experts.com. "