Generic Risk Assessment 3.8 Fighting Fires in Public Entertainment Venues

A4 Loose-leaf

Great Britain Department for Communities and Local Government, Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser
TSO (The Stationery Office)
Price: £20.99

This assessment examines the hazards, risks and control measures that relate to fighting fires at venues where large numbers of the public attend for the purposes of entertainment, including:

  • Sports stadia

  • Cinemas and theatres

  • Open air venues

  • Large night clubs

  • Air displays and festivals

  • Military displays and tattoos

  • Buildings that are primarily used for other purposes, schools, shopping malls etc.


Significant hazards and risks

  • Gaining access

  • Large numbers of people

  • Alcohol and drugs

  • Violence towards emergency personnel

  • Power and fuel supplies and other associated utilities

  • Working at height

  • Fire

  • Rubbish and refuse

  • Large temporary structures

  • Lack of adequate water supplies

  • Hazards associated with multi-use venues

  • Event specific hazards for responders

Extent 24 pages ISBN 9780117540514
Size A4 Price £20.99
Format Loose-leaf Published 04 Nov 2013
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