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Fire Safety and Risk Management

for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, 1st Edition

By Fire Protection Association


550 pages

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This textbook is directly aligned to the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. Each chapter guides the student through the syllabus with references to legal frameworks and guidelines. Images, tables, case studies and key information are highlighted within the text to make learning more productive. Covering fire behaviour, safety, management, risk assessment, prevention and the changes to HSG65, the book can also be used as a daily reference by professionals.

  • Written by experts in the field of fire safety
  • Complete coverage that goes beyond the syllabus content making it a useful resource after study
  • Illustrated throughout to enhance understanding

Table of Contents

1. Foundations in Health and Safety, 2. Health and Safety Management Systems – Policy, 3. Health and Safety Management Systems – Organising, 4. Health and Safety Management Systems – Planning and Implementing, 5. Health and Safety Management Systems – Measuring, Auditing and Reviewing, 6. Managing Fire Safety, 7. Principles of Fire and Explosion, 8. Causes and Prevention of Fires and Explosions, 9. Fire Protection in Buildings, 10. Safety of People in the Event of Fire, 11. Fire Safety Risk Assessment, 12. Summary of the Main Legal Requirements, 13. Environmental and International Considerations, 14. Study Skills, 15. Sources of Information and Guidance

About the Author

The Fire Protection Association is the UK's national fire safety organisation, working to identify and draw attention to the dangers of fire and the means by which their potential for loss is kept to a minimum.

Since their formation in 1946 they have attained an unrivalled reputation for quality of work and expertise in all aspects of fire including research, consultancy, training, membership, publications, risk surveying and auditing. Their products and services are designed to assist fire, security and safety professionals achieve and maintain the very highest standards of fire safety management.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety