KITS Training and Conference Centre Based in Brighouse West Yorkshire - Courses in Health and Safety - Fire Risk Assessment



Fire Risk Assessment - Ref: 124/0




On completion of this course participants will be able to:

1. Appreciate the legislation associated with Fire Risk including reference to

a) Regulatory reform (Fire Safety) order 2005
b) Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

2. Understand the theory of fire in relation to fire prevention and protection.

3. Describe the different classifications of fires.

4. Appreciate how fire spreads and recognise conditions that facilitate the spread of fire.

5. Understand fire fighting principles and techniques

6. Recognise materials and sources of ignition that could contribute to a fire incident

7. Establish the effectiveness of a company alarm system

8. Recognise the need for and types of signage required in relation to fire risk

9. Carry out a Fire Risk Assessment and identify control measures required.


• Introduction – Welcome. Course Arrangements. Course Programme.

• Background – Regulatory reform (Fire Safety) order 2005. MHSWR requirements for risk assessment.

• Fire principles – Review of fire classification, fire spread, fire fighting

• Fire Risk Assessment – materials, ignition sources, fire spread, alarms and evacuation, detection, equipment suitability, signage.

• Practice in Fire Risk Assessment

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