Following the worst fire in living memory this session will look at what has changed in the sector in the last 12 months and what is planned for the future.
Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires the ‘responsible person’ to provide and maintain sufficient fire safety. This talk will establish who the responsible person is and what responsibilities they hold, helping to demystify this important part of the legislation.
A working document has been prepared to assist in the development of competency by individuals operating in the subject discipline of fire and fire safety by outlining a framework of areas of study to gain knowledge and education.
This talk will explore the topical and easily mismanaged policy of occupants
“staying in a building during a fire being the safer option over evacuation”.
It will specifically cover:
• Why would you keep people in a building as opposed to evacuate?
• Refuges or places of safety within a building
• The principle of compartmentation
• What can go wrong and challenges of adopting the policy