Fire Safety and Security in Places of Worship
IHS BRE Press – 2009 – 96 pages
First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"From the Foreword by Ecclesiastical Insurance: ""This publication will be invaluable to all those who have responsibility for the care, not just of the fabric of places of worship, but also for the safety of those who worship in them, visit them, and work in them as employees or volunteers. ? As the leading faith insurer in the UK, Ecclesiastical strongly recommend that all those with responsibility for places of worship follow this guidance."""
1. Introduction: Aims of this guide, Places of worship and the law 2. Fire safety: How fires start and spread, Fire safety management, Fire risk assessment, Fire safety training, The fire emergency plan, Communicating the fire safety message, Fire safety features, Escaping from fire, How safe is your place of worship? Fire safety checklist 3. Security: Security and understanding crime, Organising security in order to reduce crime, The walk through, Responding to the findings of your walk through, Special considerations, Security management: a suggested approach, CE marks and certification marks, Security checklist 4. Sources of specialist help, advice and training. References. Index
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