Unit 9: fire risk assessment – responsibilities and procedures (1 Day)

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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • FIA members – £150 +VAT Payable by invoice or debit/credit card
  • Non­-members – £250 +VAT Payable only by debit/credit card