EMERGENCY
MEASURES
RESEARCH

Eva Escuer - University of Lleida
Edinburgh July - December 2012
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Topics

• Fire Safety Policy
• Fire Risk Assessment
• Emergency Procedures
• Fire Drill
FIRE SAFETY POLICY
Chapter 1 .- Introduction



 
Chapter 2 .- Arrangements
 
• Management Responsibilities
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Chapter 3.- Staff Training
 
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• Area Fire Officer Training
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Risk Assessment according Fire Safety Regulations 2006

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FIRE DRILLS
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H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures
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H&S in Scottish Universities. Emergency Measures

  1. 1. EMERGENCY MEASURES RESEARCH Eva Escuer - University of Lleida Edinburgh July - December 2012
  2. 2. EMERGENCY MEASURES Y NC E G ER EM • Historic buildings must have a self-protection plan with a specific annex detailing specific characteristics of the building involving conditions for compliance with current regulations. If noncompliance occurs, it must justify the risk involved, the possible solution or impossibility of technical adaption. In this case, there will be an increase in the number of drills, preventative facilities and resources used. • All the university community has the obligation of participating in self-protection plans.
  3. 3. Topics • Fire Safety Policy • Fire Risk Assessment • Emergency Procedures • Fire Drill
  4. 4. FIRE SAFETY POLICY
  5. 5. Chapter 1 .- Introduction   Chapter 2 .- Arrangements   • Management Responsibilities • Duties of Fire Safety Manager • Duties of Area Fire Officer (AFO) • Duties of Fire Wardens • Duties relevant to staff & students • Contractors • Visitors • Calling the Fire & Rescue Service • Use of Lifts • Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan     Fir e Sa fe ty Po l icy
  6. 6. Chapter 3.- Staff Training   • Statutory Requirements • Induction Training • Area Fire Officer Training • Fire Warden Training     Chapter 4.- Fire Safety Provision • • • • • • •   Fire Safety Risk Assessment Emergency Procedures Dangerous Substances Dangerous Conditions Alarm Activation & Incident Reporting Unwanted Fire Alarm Signals Fire Actions Plans
  7. 7. FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT e os p ur P To ensure that a methodical and structured approach is applied to assessing the suitability and effectiveness of the fire safety provisions applicable to a relevant premise and the fire hazards within. The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 places a i duty on each employer to carry out an assessment of the workplace for the purpose of identifying any risks to the safety of the employees, students, visitors and others in respect of harm caused by fire in the workplace. The Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006 includes specific directions.
  8. 8. Risk Assessment according Fire Safety Regulations 2006 - Fire safety arrangements - Elimination or reduction of risks from dangerous substances - Means for fighting fire - Means for giving warning in event of fire - Means of escape - Procedures for serious and imminent danger from fire - Maintenance arrangements - Safety assistance - Information for employees - Training  
  9. 9. FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT To facilitate the risk assessment process all relevant premises within the university’s estate will be categorised based on the risk posed to life and property. The property will be assessed in accordance with the categorisation shown in Table. Additionally, risk assessments must be reviewed on a regular basis and whenever any material changes are likely to impact on the fire safety provision.
  10. 10. Details observed during inspections No H re Fi s se o
  11. 11. Details observed during inspections t er a W Ex e Fir t s er h uis ing
  12. 12. Details observed during inspections d an s gn on i y s ati an rm M o inf
  13. 13. d an s gn on i y s ati an rm M o inf
  14. 14. Details observed during inspections m lar A re Fi t es T
  15. 15. Details observed during inspections Sm n ve e ok t
  16. 16. EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
  17. 17. Many attention to disabled people. They have a specific procedure P EP E
  18. 18. Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan EP E P Students or staff, who may require assistance to evacuate, should discuss their concerns and needs with their course coordinator, line manager or supervisor, as applicable, so that any necessary individual arrangements can be put in place in advance. Local managers should consider the arrangements that may be required to assist visitors with physical impairments in their area where evacuation becomes necessary. Evacuation chairs are provided at various locations and training in their application and use may be coordinated through SEPS on request.
  19. 19. EP E P Head of School/Department responsibilities: • • • • • Initiation of PEEP Ensuring resources are available Implementing any interim measures On-going management of the procedures Maintain the PEEP as a dynamic document to reflect any timetable, course or staff changes. Any procedure will apply to both students and members of staff. The PPE should consider individual needs and requirements in relation to the buildings used.
  20. 20. FIRE DRILLS • The Control Centre does not order to evacuation • All staff know what to do
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