Focus: Care

Summary

Presents five short articles dealing with fire protection principally in healthcare premises: 1) Gilbey R, Reviews the main points made at a meeting where hospital fire officers from across the UK exchanged views on managing fire safety at their sites, 2) Jerome I, Explains how risk assessment is a vital tool that employers can use to manage fire risks in health care facilities, 3) Newman C, Explains why false alarms are a problem on healthcare sites and describes measures being taken to prevent them, 4) Shepherd G, Logie J, Explains the issues to consider when implementing a risk assessment approach to fire safety in secure premises, 5) Pulford B, Provides an overview of the opportunities available under UK housing legislation to improve fire safety in houses in multiple occupation.

Primary Author(s): Gilbey R, Jerome I, et al

Source: Fire Prev., Fire Engrs J., June 2002, 17-29, figs.

             BSRIA Abstract Doc 000103855 Abs 20020824

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