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Document ID (ISN)70028
CIS number 97-2011
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kirkwood A.
Title Fire precautions - What the non-specialist needs to know
Bibliographic information Nov. 1997, Vol.15, No.11, p. 16-19. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract Guidance is given on basic workplace fire precautions and on the requirements of the United Kingdom's Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997. Methods of risk assessment are outlined along with fire detection systems, selection of appropriate fire extinguishers, general fire safety, and types of building requiring a fire certificate. Checklists for workplace structures, equipment, working practices and training are included.
Descriptors (primary) fire protection; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) hazard evaluation; fire detection; legislation; portable fire extinguishers
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