Flashcards in Fire Safety Deck (9)
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
Why is fire safety important in buildings?
Prevent loss of life
Stop spread of fire
Compartments to protect
How can a fire be contained in a building?
What different methods of safe escape can be provided within buildings?
Defend in Place
Who holds responsibility as duty holders within a building?
What legislation are you aware of?
Fire Safety Order 2005
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
How might fire spread within a building?
Conduction - materials which conduct heat are metal and timber
Convection - liquid and gas