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Document ID (ISN)105568
CIS number 06-1194
ISBN(s) 2-7389-1342-3
Year 2005
Convention or series no. INRS ED 970
Author(s) Mauguen G., Bardet P., Galtier Y., Lesné P., Lys J., Petit J.M.
Title Evaluation of fire hazards within the enterprise - Methodology guide
Original title Evaluation du risque incendie dans l'entreprise - Guide méthodologique [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Dec. 2005. 28p. Illus. 20 ref. Price: EUR 4.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/INRS-PUB/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_search_view_view/EFC599D618E3A90DC125711F003CEA16/$FILE/ed970.pdf [in French]
Abstract This guide provides enterprises with basic information for the evaluation of fire hazards. The methodology described should be adapted to specific situations. Contents: legal requirements for different types of buildings; fire behaviour and the consequences of a fire; identification of fire hazards (inventory of dangerous substances and potential sources of ignition); assessment of the consequences of a fire; fire prevention and protection methods. In Annex: classification of materials according to their flammability or fire resistance; example of a table to help in the evaluation of fire hazards.
Descriptors (primary) France; fire protection; hazard evaluation; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) flammable substances; combustible substances; safety guides; escape and exit; check lists; sources of ignition
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Risk evaluation