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Fire Safety Risk Assessment 2006 Residential Care Premises

Fire Safety Risk Assessment 2006 Residential Care Premises

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Department for Communities and Local Government PublicationsPO Box 236WetherbyWest YorkshireLS23 7NB Tel: 0870 830 7099Fax: 0870 1226 237 Textphone: 0870 1207 405E-mail: odpm@twoten.press.net This document is also available on the DCLG website: www.firesafetyguides.communities.gov.ukReference number: 05 FRSD 03338 (d)Published by the Department for Communities and Local Government, Eland House, Bressenden PlaceLondon SW1E 5DU, May 2006.©Crown Copyright 2006.Printed on material containing 100% post-consumer waste (text), 75% post-consumer waste and 25% ECF pulp (cover).ISBN-13: 978 1 85112 818 1ISBN-10: 1 85112 818 2
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How to use this guide
Part 1 Fire risk assessment
Step 1
Identify fire hazards12
Step 2
Identify people at risk14
Step 3
Evaluate, remove, reduce and protect from risk15
Step 4
Record, plan, inform, instruct and train36
Step 5
Part 2 Further guidance on fire risk assessment and fire precautions
Section 1
Further guidance on fire risks and preventative measures46
Section 2
Further guidance on fire-detection and warning systems59
Section 3
Further guidance on firefighting equipment and facilities63
Section 4
Further guidance on escape routes67
Section 5
Further guidance on emergency escape lighting104
Section 6
Further guidance on signs and notices106
Section 7
Further guidance on recording, planning, informing,instructing and training109
Section 8
Quality assurance of fireprotection equipment and installation117
 Appendix A
Example fire safety maintenance checklist118
 Appendix B
 Technical information on fire-resisting separation, fire doorsand door fastenings122
 Appendix C
Historic buildings130
 Appendix D
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