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NEBOSH Certificate | Unit FC2 Practical Fire Risk Assessment

EXAMPLE OF A COMPLETED FIRE RISK
ASSESSMENT
Fire risk assessment notes sheet (to be completed during workplace inspection)

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE
IN FIRE SAFETY AND
RISK MANAGEMENT

CANDIDATE’S FIRE RISK
ASSESSMENT NOTES

UNIT FC2 – FIRE SAFETY
PRACTICAL APPLICATION
Candidate’s Name
J Smith
Location Glades Supportered Sheltered House _________

Sheet Number 1 of 3
Student number 12345
Date undertaken 06/07/08

Observations

Measures in place to control risk

Note both controlled and uncontrolled fire hazards (sources
of ignition, fuel and oxygen), risks of fire spread (fire
protection measures) and risk to persons (emergency
evacuation measures and procedures)

Note measures in place to reduce the risk of fire occurring, to reduce the risk of fire spread and measures and procedures
to remove / reduce the risk to persons from fire

Chip pan 
Cooker 
Grill 
Smoking 
Toasters 
Lamps 
Electric fires 

Chip pan used infrequently 

Paint 
Thinners 
Oils 
Petrol 
No self closing devices on laundry door 
No record of monthly checks on fire extinguishers 
No record of monthly inspection of emergency lighting   units 
Smoke detectors not fitted in all bedrooms 
No heat detector in laundry room 
Smoke detectors sound individually but do not activate  building fire alarm system 
No fire evacuation plan 
No staff training in use of extinguishers or evacuation  No fire drills held 
No signing‐in book for visitors 

Cooker and grill never left unsupervised 
Waste paper/rubbish removed daily to external storage  House electrical equipment inspected and tested annually  by electrical contractor 
Limited supervision by cleaners of electrical appliances  used in bedrooms 
Paint, thinners, and oils all stored in metal cupboard in  garage 
Minimum quantities of petrol for lawnmower stored in  garage 
Fire resistant doors with appropriate seals fitted 
throughout 
Appropriate fire extinguishers provided throughout 
building 
Appropriate emergency lighting provided throughout 
building 
Individual smoke alarms fitted in bedrooms 
 
All staircases with double fire door protection 
Adequate provision of means of escape and assembly 
points 
Adequate provision of signage 
Fire action notices displayed at main entrances 
Manager or Deputy always in residence 24 hours per day 

NB: This risk assessment is for educational purposes only (see section 5.3.4 of the Guide)

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NEBOSH Certificate | Unit FC2 Practical Fire Risk Assessment

Fire risk assessment sheet (fire prevention) (Form 1)
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE
IN FIRE SAFETY AND
RISK MANAGEMENT

FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT
SHEET (fire prevention)

UNIT FC2 – FIRE SAFETY
PRACTICAL APPLICATION
FORM 1
Candidate’s Name
J Smith
Location Glades Supportered Sheltered House
Fire hazards
(sources of ignition, fuel

Identification of/locations
of persons at risk

and oxygen)

Chip pan 
Cooker 
Grill 
 
Toasters  
Table lamps 
Electric fires 
Bedroom furnishings 
Electrical equipment 

Paint 
Thinners 
Oils 
Smoking materials 

Petrol 

No additional sources of 
oxygen 

Manager  – all locations/ 
sleeping accommodation 
on premises 
Deputy ‐ all locations/ 
sleeping accommodation 
on premises 
Cleaning staff ‐ all 
locations 
Kitchen staff – 
kitchen/dining area 
Elderly residents ( limited 
mobility/ hearing/eyesight 
‐  limited response to 
emergency evacuation) 
‐ bedrooms, communal/ 
dining areas 
Visitors – elderly persons, 
children, persons with 
disabilities 

Sheet Number 2 of 3
Student number 12345
Date undertaken 06/07/08

Measures in place to
reduce the risk of fire
occurring
Chip pan used infrequently 
Cooker and grill never left 
unsupervised 
Limited supervision by 
cleaners of electrical 
appliances used in 
bedrooms ...
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