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A 1-day staff Fire Awareness workshop. Presentation is an abstract from an instructor-led session, so certain elements are not fully active; video clips were also contained in the original. A full ...

A 1-day staff Fire Awareness workshop. Presentation is an abstract from an instructor-led session, so certain elements are not fully active; video clips were also contained in the original. A full working version can be obtained from HJA: info@hollandjones.com.

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    Fire Safety Awareness Fire Safety Awareness Presentation Transcript

    • Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness Please note - this presentation has been adapted from an instructor-led training session – it is not designed specifically for self-learn © RD Jones 2009
    • Fire Safety Awareness Course Outline  Understanding Fire  Causes of Fire  Responsibilities – Fire Safety is everyone’s responsibility  Risk Assessment – Generic & Dynamic  Human Behaviour  Fire Detection & Fire-Fighting  Fire Drills, Evacuation & Fire Wardens
    • Fire Safety Awareness Course Aims For delegates to:  Develop awareness of the causes of fire  Adopt the ‘Safe Person Concept’  Know what to do in the event of a fire
    • Fire Safety Awareness Objectives To be able to:  Identify Fire Hazards & Risk  Apply a simple method of Fire Risk Assessment  Follow correct procedure in the event of fire
    • Fire Safety Awareness WIIFM? A basic understanding of the common causes of fire, and the correct actions to take should a fire occur, will help you minimise or eliminate fire-risk not only in the workplace, but in the home, in hotels, restaurants, shops, at BBQ’s, in fact, EVERYWHERE!
    • Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 1. Causes of Fire © RD Jones 2009
    • Fire Safety Awareness What is a Fire? Banstead, Surrey December 2008
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Science – The Triangle of Fire
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fuels FUELS Combustible Solids Flammable Liquids Flammable Gases
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Spread ooooooooooo oooo oo CONVECTION RADIATION CONDUCTION 10
    • Fire Safety Awareness Convection
    • Fire Safety Awareness Radiation
    • Fire Safety Awareness Conduction
    • 14 Fire Safety Awareness Dangers of Fires Toxic Fumes & Gases Thick Black Smoke Tremendous Heat Structural Damage Pollution
    • Fire Safety Awareness The 3 Main Causes of Fire
    • Fire Safety Awareness Attributable Causes Electrical Appliances Cooking Smoking Hot Work
    • Fire Safety Awareness Common Causes GROUP EXERCISE List some other common causes of fires in the workplace & home.
    • Fire Safety Awareness Chip Pan Fires Human Behaviour The Common Denominator
    • Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 2. Risk Assessment © RD Jones 2009
    • Fire Safety Awareness Legislation UK & EU  Fire Precautions Act 1971  HSAW Act 1974  MHSWR 1992  Fire Precautions Workplace Regs 1997/99  Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Risk Assessment The 5 Steps 1. Fire Hazard Identification 2. People at Risk 3. Evaluate, Remove & Reduce Risks 4. Record, Plan, Train 5. Review
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Risk Assessment Review Monitor, Revise Record Plan,Train, Instruct Evaluate Risk Remove, Reduce People at Risk Location Fire Hazard Fuels, Ignition,Work
    • Fire Safety Awareness Dynamic Risk Assessment  Hazard Identification  Risk Assessment – who is at risk  Risk Control – control measures  Risk Elimination  Decision – Benefits  Action / No Action The application of the risk management process during the activities we undertake will lead to the Safe Person Concept.
    • Fire Safety Awareness Dynamic Risk Assessment
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Risk Assessment
    • Fire Safety Awareness Risk Assessment GROUP EXERCISE Risk Assessment of one area of the workplace or home – 15 minutes. Group 1 – Workplace Group 2 – Home
    • Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 3. Fire Detection © RD Jones 2009
    • Fire Safety Awareness Smoke & Heat Detectors
    • Fire Safety Awareness Smoke & Heat Detectors  Do not fit in areas of heat & humidity  Kitchens  Bathrooms  Workshops  Do not install within ½ metre of walls  Do not stack boxes / objects to within ½ metre
    • Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 4. Fire Warning © RD Jones 2009
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Alarm Call Point
    • Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 5. Fire Evacuation © RD Jones 2009
    • Fire Safety Awareness Evacuation Procedures  leave the building immediately  use the nearest exit  walk quickly but do not run  close doors behind you  do not delay your exit to collect your belongings  go to the fire assembly point and report to Fire Wardens  do not return until told to do so
    • Fire Safety Awareness Means of Escape
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Wardens  Safely evacuate floor or area on fire alarm sounding  Ensure ALL staff leave the building immediately  Go to the fire assembly point and take roll call  Ensure nobody re-enters the building until told to do so  Liaise with Health & Safety representative on FRA policy
    • Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 6. Fire Fighting © RD Jones 2009
    • Fire Safety Awareness Always Remember…
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Fighting ONLY attack the fire if safe to do so! REMEMBER Dynamic Risk Assessment
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Extinction REMOVAL HEAT FUEL O X Y G EN 39
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Extinguishers WATER DRY POWDER Solids ALL Fires
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Extinguishers FOAM CO2 Solids & Liquids Electrical
    • Fire Safety Awareness Fire Extinguishers
    • Fire Safety Awareness Positioning
    • Fire Safety Awareness Attacking the Fire Use the correct extinguisher Use only ONE extinguisher Keep a clear exit route Close doors behind you
    • Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 7. The Reality © RD Jones 2009
    • Fire Safety Awareness Risk Assessment – Re-visit GROUP EXERCISE Risk Assessment of one area of the workplace or home – 15 minutes. Group 1 – Workplace Group 2 – Home
    • Fire Safety Awareness Summary – Q&A  Summary  Your Questions?
    • Fire Safety Awareness Always Remember…
    • Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness More presentations to come at www.hollandjones.com Email: info@hollandjones.com All images used in this presentation are freely available on the web (Microsoft Clipart or other image provider) and do not infringe copyright. Credits are given where applicable. © RD Jones 2009