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Document ID (ISN)107280
CIS number 07-1443
ISSN - Serial title 1478-3576 - Fire Engineers Journal
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Paterson T.
Title Controlling minds
Bibliographic information Oct. 2006, Vol.66, No.273, p.21-25. Illus.
Abstract This article summarizes the main requirements of the new United Kingdom fire safety regulations which came into force in 1 October 2006. It goes much further than previous regulations in placing the ultimate responsibility with senior management and enterprise owners. Topics addressed: chain of command; skill and knowledge; system of administration; training syllabus; emergency procedures.
Descriptors (primary) responsibilities of employers; United Kingdom; role of management; legislation; fire hazards
Descriptors (secondary) emergency organization; safety training in industry; comment on law; plant safety organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires