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Fire Risk Assessment

Fire Risk Assessment

Fire Risk AssessmentThe new Fire Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 came into force on 1st October 2006, the main change from the old law is the need to complete an up-to-date fire risk assessment. This places a duty on employers and business owners to look at their fire systems and procedures and complete a risk assessment aimed at saving life and property. This may seem a difficult task if there is no competent person within the business.

Singleton Training Services Ltd can help you to complete this risk assessment by training key people within your business to allow them to complete a competent fire risk assessment.

Course Syllabus:

  • What is Fire Risk Assessment?
  • Who must do Fire Risk Assessment?
  • Where is Fire Risk Assessment required?
  • Why complete a Risk Assessment?
  • Enforcement.
  • Health effects of fire.
  • Fire statistics.
  • Hazard and risk.

Method for Assessment:

1. Identify hazards:

  • Fire triangle.
  • Classification of fires.
  • Ignition, fuel and oxygen sources.

2. Identify people at risk:

  • Spread of fire.
  • Convection, conduction and radiation.

3. Evaluate, remove, reduce and protect from risk:

  • Fire precautions.
  • Fire detection and warning.
  • Signage.
  • Fire evacuation.
  • Human behaviour.
  • Fire fighting.
  • Fire protection.
  • Management systems.

4. Record, plan, instruct, inform and train:

  • Fire action plan.
  • Emergency plan.
  • Maintenance records.
  • Instruction, information and training.
  • Fire marshals/fire wardens.
  • Fire drill.

5. Review.

  • Examples of Risk Assessments.
  • Help, Further Reading and Advice.

Course length: 7 hrs.

Qualification achieved: Attendance certificate.

Cost: £40 per person + VAT on open courses.

£40 per person + VAT (min charge of £240 + VAT) for in-house courses.

Courses can be run in house or at our training centres in Lincoln and Grimsby.  We also run open courses regularly for individuals or businesses needing to train single employees.

Click here to download fire risk assessment syllabus.

Click here to see open course dates.