fire risk assessors, fire safety officers, auditors, inspectors, fire engineers, building control officers, fire safety professionals and advisers.
To enable delegates to review fire safety matters relating to premises under construction, demolition and alteration.
Core topic areas
- Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
- Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
- Health and Safety at Work Act 1971
- Management of HSW Regulations 1999
- Building Act 1984, Building Regulations 2010
- Fire Safety (Employees Capability) (England) Regulations
Notifiable projects, duty holders under CDM, documentation, construction phase planning, health and safety file.
Fire and Rescue Authorities, Local Authorities, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Overview of Guidance:
- Fire Safety in Construction Work
- HSG 168, Fire safety in construction
- Fire Prevention on Construction Sites
- NBS Construction Health and Safety Manual
Fire Risk Management on Construction Sites:
Reducing ignition sources and combustible materials.
General Fire Precautions on Construction Sites:
Escape routes, compartmentation, multi-storey buildings, fire alarms, emergency lighting, signs and assembly points.
Fire action plan, fire instruction notices, fire wardens, fire service liaison, monitoring general fire precautions.
Higher Fire Risk Materials and Methods of Construction:
Timber framed buildings, composite building panels, civil engineering projects.
Health and Safety Hazards on Construction Sites:
Traffic and plant movement, falls, falling objects, ground works, civil engineering, explosives; fragile materials, exhaust fumes, contaminants, water hazards, weather conditions, lighting, emergency escape routes, welfare and cleanliness.
Dates and prices
|2017||Fri 20th Oct|
|2018||Mon 9th Jul|
Thu 8th Nov
|Delegate cost||£150 + VAT|
|Location||Yarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire|
Assessment of course work is to NOS (National Occupational Standards).
Qualification and NOS
This course includes the assessment criteria for NOS:
This NOS is from qualification: Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety (Fire Inspectors): details
For more details see: qualifications
Before the course, delegates are required to have the ability to apply fire safety guidance such as Approved Document B.
They also need to have experience of observing the access and egress issues at constructions sites.
Sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint, flipchart, interactive group discussion, individual tuition and practical exercises.
Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.