fire safety in the built environment 1

Task:

Selecting one of the following premise types, you are required to write a report detailing the features you would expect to find in the fire safety strategy for the building:

  • Shopping mall
  • Hospital
  • Large, open plan office building with atrium
  • Large public assembly building used for entertainment and conference events
  • Distribution warehouse storing tyres

Note that:

Your report should outline the key features of the building design and management protocols that will ensure the safety of occupants in the event of a fire.

You may select a particular building for your report, or base your report on an imaginary premise.

You should include illustrations and diagrams where appropriate.

Assessment Criteria (The actual assessment components for this assignment)

This assignment you will need to:

•Identify suitable premises type for report

•Describe key features of premises with regard to fire safety and risk

•Follow available guidance for relevant premise type

•Explain the systems in place to provide protection

•Describe the means of escape philosophy for the premise

•Outline the management protocols to be put in place

Very Important notes:

Identify suitable premises type for report.

Describe key features of premises with regard to fire safety and risk.

How is risk controlled? How are large open spaces managed to prevent fire spread and provide safe evacuation? Type of alarm system and how it works

Follow available guidance for relevant premise type. Fire safety risk assessment for places of large assembly, BS 9999

Explain the systems in place to provide protection. As above

Describe the means of escape philosophy for the premises. As above

Outline the management protocols to be put in place. Fire safety risk assessment for places of large assembly, BS 9999

*** Words count = 1500 words.

*** In-Text Citations and References using Harvard style.

*** Add pictures and Diagrams to the report.

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