Fire Risk Assessment – Responsibilities and Procedures

This one-day course provides an introduction to fire risk assessment. It provides an understanding of the legal and practical reasons for fire risk assessment as well as the tools to interpret the findings of an assessment

WHO’S IT FOR?

  • Owners, managers or employers in non­ domestic premises
  • Fire alarm engineers
  • Portable extinguisher technicians
  • Anyone asked to offer guidance and advice on the responsibilities and steps to produce a fire risk assessment, or who is advising the Responsible Person/Duty Holder of their legal responsibilities

WHAT OTHER EXPERIENCE/TRAINING IS NEEDED TO TAKE THE COURSE?

  • None

WHAT DOES THE COURSE COVER?

  • The relevant parts of the Fire Safety Order 2005 and the Fire Scotland Act 2005
  • The five steps in a fire risk assessment
  • Due diligence for the owner of the premises
  • Documentation required for a fire authority inspection
  • Categories of protection as detailed in BS 5839
  • Selection of the category required by your fire risk assessment
  • Example template for a fire risk assessment

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF TAKING THIS COURSE?

  • An understanding of how a fire risk assessment is undertaken and the knowledge to advise others
  • The knowledge to offer advice on the steps to produce a fire risk assessment
  • An understanding of the responsibilities placed on the Responsible Person/Duty Holder
  • Example template from which to build your fire risk assessment
  • Course manuals to take away and refer to

NB – this course will not qualify delegates as a fire risk assessor

PRICES

  • FIA members – £150 +VAT
  • Non­-members – £240 +VAT

Dates/locations: check the FIA website for the latest information

https://www.fia.uk.com/training/training-course-browser/unit-9-fire-risk-assessment.html