This two-day practical training workshop is a not to be missed opportunity for professionals with responsibility for enforcing fire safety standards in rented housing including HMOs, single family dwellings, hostels and flats above shops.
Delegates will learn how to actively consider all factors which contribute to the risk of harm from fire in domestic residential properties. They will be shown the various formats in which Fire Risk Assessments are presented and learn how to evaluate their contents. Delegates are encouraged to bring their own cases for consideration by the group.
Who should attend:
Anyone with a duty to enforce fire safety standards, including:
- Environmental Health Officers
- Housing Officers
- Letting agents
- Registered social landlords
Why you should attend:
- Understand the requirements of the Fire Safety Order 2005 & Housing Act 2004 in enforcing fire safety legislation
- Learn about ‘passive’ and ‘active’ fire safety measures
- Consider the implications of human behaviour in a fire emergency
- Learn about fire risk assessment methodologies
- Participate in case studies that consider residential dwellings including commercial premises with flats above and houses converted into flats
CPD: 11 Hours