Provides an overview of the law covered by the Health and Safety at Work Act, with example scenarios to illustrate how the law is interpreted and applied, and signposting to additional information. This content will enable you to be more aware of legislative requirements and where a company might be in breach of the law, though is not intended as a substitute for professional legal advice.
This learning byte looks at the causes of fires and how they can be prevented. It also looks at examples of fire fighting equipment, how they are used and what for. By the end of this byte you should know the main causes of fire in the workplace and how they can be prevented, how fires commonly start and what they need to burn, fire fighting equipment and what it is used for, and a bit about the main legislation that exists for preventing fires in the workplace today.