Fire Risk Assessments in the Workplace

This module has been designed to enable you to carry out a fire risk assessment in your workplace. It will cover the control measures available and describe the importance of recording and reviewing fire risk assessments. it has been designed to enable you to be able determine fire risk levels in your workplace and advise on improvements to control risks and take steps to minimise the impact of fire and firefighting operations.

 

Module 6-1

This module covers the following topics:

  • Competence of fire risk assessors
  • Due diligence
  • Competent fire risk assessor
  • Criminal liabilities
  • Corporate liability
  • Law of tort
  • Choosing a fire risk assessor
  • Accreditation schemes
  • Human behaviour
  • Means of Escape

Module 6-2

This module will cover the following topics;

  • Fire prevention
  • Passive protection
  • Active systems
  • Fire suppression systems
  • Management of fire safety
  • Degraded systems
  • What is a fire risk assessment?
  • ALARP

 

Module 6-3

This module covers the following topics:

  • Prior to carrying out a fire risk assessment
  • Scope of PAS 79
  • The nine steps involved in carrying out a fire risk assessment

 

Module 6-4

This module covers the following topics:

  • Hazards introduced by contractors
  • Identifying people at risk
  • Evaluating the risks and adequacy of controls
  • Means of Escape
  • Fire Doors
  • Escape lighting

 

 

Module 6-5

This module covers the following topics:

  • Relevant automatic fire extinguishers
  • Procedures and arrangements
  • Testing
  • Records
  • Risk profile
  • Review

 

Module 6-6

This module will look at the fire risks that timber framed buildings pose during construction and the site safe procedure to reduce the risk