Managing Fire Safety This module will give you a greater understanding of the principles in how to manage fire safety. It will detail the reasons for managing fire risks and the general framework relating to fire and health and safety. A framework for managing fire safety is covered in detail as is the legal and financial consequences for not managing fire safety adequately. The process, sequences and the purpose of investigating fire related incidents is covered and finally the legal and organisational requirements for recording and reporting fire related incidents.  

  Module 1-1 This module covers the following topics:
  • Importance of good management
  • Buncefield
  • Rose park care home
  • Fire Statistics
  • Reasons for good standards of management
  • Framework for managing fire safety

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Module 1-2 This module covers the following topics:
  • Duty of care
  • Fire engineering and risk management
  • Fire Safety Plan
  • Fire Safety Managers Responsibilities
  • Enforcement
  • Powers of entry

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Module 1-3 This module covers the following topics:
  • Liaison with other parties
  • External agencies
  • Sources of information on fire risks
  • Fire action plan
  • Fire fighting access and maintenance plan
  • Building maintenance work and alterations

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Module 1-4 This module covers the following topics:
  • Disabled evacuation
  • Building work hazards
  • Hot work precautions
  • Hot work permit
  • On-going management
  • Independent audit

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  Module 1-5 This module covers the following topics:
  • Impact of fire on the environment
  • COMAH
  • Sources of pollution in fire
  • Incident procedures
  • Containment

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  Module 1-6 This module covers the following topics:
  • Waste management
  • Water Resources Act 1991
  • Site clean up
  • Requirements for recording fires
  • Arson
  • Preserving the fire scene

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Module 1-7 This module covers the following topics:
  • New Look
  • Piper Alpha
  • The Kiss Club
  • Degraded planning

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