Generic Risk Assessment 3.9 Fighting Fires in Places of Lawful Detention

A4 Loose-leaf

Great Britain Department for Communities and Local Government, Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser
TSO (The Stationery Office)
Price: £14.99

This generic risk assessment examines the hazards, risks and control measures relating to fighting fires in places of lawful detention (eg prisons, courts, police cells, and secure children homes.

This, as for all generic risk assessments, provides a starting point for Fire and Rescue Authorities to conduct their own assessments within the context of local conditions and existing organisational arrangements.


Significant hazards and risks

  • Security gates and doors

  • Communication

Key control measures

  • Planning

  • Competence and training

  • Proceeding to an incident

  • Command and control

  • Safety Officer(s)

  • Evacuation signal

  • Safety of firefighters

  • Personal protective equipment

  • Post incident

Extent 20 pages ISBN 9780117540538
Size A4 Price £14.99
Format Loose-leaf Published 04 Nov 2013
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