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Document ID (ISN)65231
CIS number 95-1831
ISBN(s) 0-902167-26-X
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Munday J.W.
Title Safety at scenes of fire and related incidents
Bibliographic information The Fire Protection Association, 140 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HX, United Kingdom, 1994. 50p. Illus. 23 ref. Price: GBP 10.00.
Abstract This booklet provides guidance on safety during the investigation of fires and similar incidents. Contents: legislation; use of protective clothing; approaching and viewing the scene; assessment of building safety; examination of building structures; after-effects of firefighting; industrial processes and stored materials; disconnection of gas and electricity services; examining fire-damaged vehicles; other people at the scene; safe working practices; particulate materials; chemical hazards; biological hazards.
Descriptors (primary) fire; accident investigation; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; electricity; buildings; safety guides; biological hazards; legislation; chemical hazards
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Accident investigation