Fire Risk Assessment
Health & Safety
Home Fire Safety
Carelessly discarded cigarettes and other smoking materials are a major cause of fire. A safe smoking policy in designated areas with suitable signage is recommended.
Oil heating unit. Note the smoking point in the foreground. This facility should be located at least 20m from any highly flammable area such as propane cylinders. Additionally, the facility should be provided with a sealed wall mounted metal container to extinguish and contain all discarded smoking material.