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 Fire Safety Awareness
Please note - this presentation has been adapted from
 an instructo...
Fire Safety Awareness

Course Outline

  Understanding Fire
  Causes of Fire
  Responsibilities – Fire Safety is everyo...
Fire Safety Awareness

Course Aims


For delegates to:
 Develop awareness of the causes of fire
 Adopt the ‘Safe Person ...
Fire Safety Awareness

Objectives


  To be able to:
  Identify Fire Hazards & Risk
  Apply a simple method of Fire Risk...
Fire Safety Awareness

WIIFM?

 A basic understanding of the common causes
 of fire, and the correct actions to take shoul...
Total Development Solutions




  Fire Safety Awareness

1. Causes of Fire


                      © RD Jones 2009
Fire Safety Awareness

What is a Fire?

              Banstead,
               Surrey
              December
             ...
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    CONDU...
Fire Safety Awareness

Convection
Fire Safety Awareness

Radiation
Fire Safety Awareness

Conduction
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                   Fire Safety Awareness

Dangers of Fires


    Toxic Fumes & Gases
     Thick Black Smoke
      Treme...
Fire Safety Awareness

The 3 Main Causes of Fire
Fire Safety Awareness

Attributable Causes
      Electrical Appliances            Cooking




                  Smoking   ...
Fire Safety Awareness

Common Causes

        GROUP EXERCISE
  List some other common causes
  of fires in the workplace &...
Fire Safety Awareness

Chip Pan Fires




           Human Behaviour
          The Common Denominator
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  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 P...
Fire Safety Awareness

Fire Risk Assessment

 The 5 Steps
 1.   Fire Hazard Identification
 2.   People at Risk
 3.   Eval...
Fire Safety Awareness

Fire Risk Assessment
                                                   Review
                    ...
Fire Safety Awareness

Dynamic Risk Assessment
    Hazard Identification
    Risk Assessment – who is at risk
    Risk ...
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 ...
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  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
  ...
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  Fire Safety Awareness

4. Fire Warning


                     © RD Jones 2009
Fire Safety Awareness

Fire Alarm Call Point
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  Fire Safety Awareness

5. Fire Evacuation


                      © RD Jones 2009
Fire Safety Awareness

Evacuation Procedures




  leave the building immediately
  use the nearest exit
  walk quickly...
Fire Safety Awareness

Means of Escape
Fire Safety Awareness

Fire Wardens




  Safely evacuate floor or area on fire alarm sounding
  Ensure ALL staff leave ...
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  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 A...
Fire Safety Awareness

Fire Extinction


              REMOVAL

       HEAT       FUEL      O X Y G EN




               ...
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...
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  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
  workplac...
Fire Safety Awareness

Summary – Q&A

   Summary
   Your Questions?
Fire Safety Awareness

Always Remember…
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Fire Safety Awareness
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  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. 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!
  6. 6. Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 1. Causes of Fire © RD Jones 2009
  7. 7. Fire Safety Awareness What is a Fire? Banstead, Surrey December 2008
  8. 8. Fire Safety Awareness Fire Science – The Triangle of Fire
  9. 9. Fire Safety Awareness Fuels FUELS Combustible Solids Flammable Liquids Flammable Gases
  10. 10. Fire Safety Awareness Fire Spread ooooooooooo oooo oo CONVECTION RADIATION CONDUCTION 10
  11. 11. Fire Safety Awareness Convection
  12. 12. Fire Safety Awareness Radiation
  13. 13. Fire Safety Awareness Conduction
  14. 14. 14 Fire Safety Awareness Dangers of Fires Toxic Fumes & Gases Thick Black Smoke Tremendous Heat Structural Damage Pollution
  15. 15. Fire Safety Awareness The 3 Main Causes of Fire
  16. 16. Fire Safety Awareness Attributable Causes Electrical Appliances Cooking Smoking Hot Work
  17. 17. Fire Safety Awareness Common Causes GROUP EXERCISE List some other common causes of fires in the workplace & home.
  18. 18. Fire Safety Awareness Chip Pan Fires Human Behaviour The Common Denominator
  19. 19. Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 2. Risk Assessment © RD Jones 2009
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. 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
  22. 22. 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
  23. 23. 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.
  24. 24. Fire Safety Awareness Dynamic Risk Assessment
  25. 25. Fire Safety Awareness Fire Risk Assessment
  26. 26. 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
  27. 27. Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 3. Fire Detection © RD Jones 2009
  28. 28. Fire Safety Awareness Smoke & Heat Detectors
  29. 29. 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
  30. 30. Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 4. Fire Warning © RD Jones 2009
  31. 31. Fire Safety Awareness Fire Alarm Call Point
  32. 32. Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 5. Fire Evacuation © RD Jones 2009
  33. 33. 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
  34. 34. Fire Safety Awareness Means of Escape
  35. 35. 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
  36. 36. Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 6. Fire Fighting © RD Jones 2009
  37. 37. Fire Safety Awareness Always Remember…
  38. 38. Fire Safety Awareness Fire Fighting ONLY attack the fire if safe to do so! REMEMBER Dynamic Risk Assessment
  39. 39. Fire Safety Awareness Fire Extinction REMOVAL HEAT FUEL O X Y G EN 39
  40. 40. Fire Safety Awareness Fire Extinguishers WATER DRY POWDER Solids ALL Fires
  41. 41. Fire Safety Awareness Fire Extinguishers FOAM CO2 Solids & Liquids Electrical
  42. 42. Fire Safety Awareness Fire Extinguishers
  43. 43. Fire Safety Awareness Positioning
  44. 44. Fire Safety Awareness Attacking the Fire Use the correct extinguisher Use only ONE extinguisher Keep a clear exit route Close doors behind you
  45. 45. Total Development Solutions Fire Safety Awareness 7. The Reality © RD Jones 2009
  46. 46. 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
  47. 47. Fire Safety Awareness Summary – Q&A  Summary  Your Questions?
  48. 48. Fire Safety Awareness Always Remember…
  49. 49. 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
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