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1

What are the key points covered in the RICS document 'A clear impartial guide to Fire Safety'?

Common causes of fire
Fire escape basics
Owner occupied information

2

Why is fire safety important in buildings?

Prevent loss of life
Stop spread of fire
Compartments to protect

3

How can a fire be contained in a building?

Compartmentation

4

What different methods of safe escape can be provided within buildings?

Defend in Place

Simultaneous Evacuation

Staged Evacuation

5

Who holds responsibility as duty holders within a building?

Employer
Owner
Landlord
Occupier

6

What legislation are you aware of?

Fire Safety Order 2005

7

What is the risk assessment requirements in a building?

To be kept up to date, reviewed and altered if suspected to not be valid or if changes in building

8

How might fire spread within a building?

Conduction - materials which conduct heat are metal and timber

Convection - liquid and gas

9

Whats the fire triangle?

Oxygen
Heat
Fuel