The health and safety law places a legal duty on employers to ensure that employees and others are kept safe from potential risks like fire in the workplace. A suitable and suficient firre risk assessment will help to ascertain the chances of a fire occurring and the potential dangers involved. This course provides trainees with knowledge and understanding of the re risk assessment process and the skills required to undertake it effectively.
Upon completion of the course, trainees will be expected to:
• Understand the importance of re risk assessments
• Understand the principles of controlling the risks from re
• Understand how a re risk assessment is undertaken
• Reasons for conducting re risk assessments
• Main legislation relating to re risk assessment
• Determining the responsible person
• Risk assessment approach to re safety
• Competencies required of re risk assessors
• Principles of the re triangle and re prevention
• Main causes of re in dierent occupancies
• Recognising re hazards in the workplace
• Identifying the location of people at risk
• Evaluating the adequacy of existing arrangements
• Recording the ndings of a re risk assessment
• Making recommendations based on the ndings
• Reviewing and revising a re risk assessment.
The course is assessed via an online assignment after course completion where trainees need to complete a set of tasks in their own workplace. Trainees who score higher than 12 and above out of 18 will be awarded a certicate of completion from British Safety Council.