Burns and Smoke Inhalation

Hazard:

Burns from fire

 

Inhalation of smoke

Control Methods:

Elimination

 

Guarding

 

Training

 

Instruction

Persons at Risk:

Delete as appropriate

 

Staff

 

Third Party Contractors

 

Members of the Public

 

Emergency Services

Risk Rating:

5 x 3 = 15

 

Existing Controls:

Insert Details As Introduced

Recommended Controls:

1. Smoke detection should be provided throughout the site.

2. Building must be constructed with minimum fire separation of half-hour to all areas.

3. Localized fire fighting facilities are to be provided in all areas.

4. Fire evacuation drill is to be carried out every 6 months.

5. Weekly checks of fire alarm system are to be carried out.

  1. Annual servicing of all fire precautions to be carried out.
  2. Site to have dedicated fire team
  3. Fire safety risk assessment to be undertaken.
  4. Flammable substances should be held on site in accordance with the information detailed in the individual assessments only to reduce the risk of fire.
  5. Remove chemicals from site which do not appear on chemical safety assessments.
  6. At least one member of staff on site at any one time should be trained as a fire warden.

 

 

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This information is derived from the Health & Safety Manual and Kit
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