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Control measure
Appropriate intervention: Fires in atriums

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fires in atriums

Understand:

  • The use and constructionof atriums in buildings
  • The fixed installations and safety systems used in atriums
  • The considerations before deciding on the appropriate intervention for fires in buildings with atriums
  • The procedures to be adopted for fighting fires in atriums

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

 Appropriate intervention: Fires in atriums

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify atriums which pass through non-compartmented floors
  • Use appropriate procedures for dealing with fires in atriums
  • Use appropriate techniques and equipment to extinguish fires in atriums