Fire Risk Assessment

Course content

The Law

  • Legal background covering the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and associated Legislation

The Fire Triangle

  • The elements of the fire triangle
  • How fire starts and is sustained
  • Examples of components within the fire triangle

Fire Hazards and Prevention

  • How fire spreads
  • Causes of fire
  • How to prevent fires from starting or spreading
  • The classes of fire extinguishers and their application
  • Active and passive methods of prevention

Methods of Fire Risk Assessment

  • Identification of hazards and their categories
  • Who might be harmed and how
  • Evaluating associated risks
  • Establishing the suitability of control measures
  • Identifying and controlling significant risks
  • Documentation and the review process
  • Review the types of risk assessment forms

Desktop Exercise

Protective Devices and  Actions in the Event Of An Emergency

  • Fire routes and means of escape
  • Alarms and detection
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire emergency procedures
  • Locations of fire information
  • Signage and visibility of equipment
  • Responsibilities
  • Training
 
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