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The Regulatory Reform Order (Fire) 2005 calls for a detailed Fire Risk Assessment to be carried out by a competent person. To reduce the risk to an organisation from fire, all employers are required to carry out a formal Fire Risk Assessment in order to eliminate or control the risks.
The course is ideal for anyone who has responsibility for assessing Fire Safety and associated risks.
Including:- Managers, Supervisors, Facilities Managers, Safety professionals, Safety representatives, Occupational Health professionals, Human Resource professionals.
This course has been created to ensure that all delegates gain an understanding of the Regulatory Reform Order (Fire) 2005, whether or not they have a detailed knowledge of health and safety. They will also be shown how to produce a Fire Risk Assessment report.
The course aims to provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of modern legislation covering landlord’s and employers legal responsibilities for Fire Safety. After completing the course, they should be able to maintain an effective Fire Management System, including hazard identification, monitoring and record keeping. In addition they will have practical knowledge of assessing and controlling the risks in the workplace.
Health and Safety at Work Act competent persons, employer’s duties, use of risk assessment in modern health and safety legislation.
The need for risk assessment, definitions, general principles, risk assessment process including hazard identification, evaluation of risk, implementing controls, record keeping and continuous improvement process.
The chemistry of fire, consequences of fire for people and business, fire safety systems, structural fire safety and the need for fire training.
Legal requirements and the Fire Risk Assessment process. Workshop and syndicate exercises.
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