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Fire safety - Risk assessment (SHTM 86)

Published on 03 June 2013

From: Health Facilities Scotland

Fire Risk Assessment



SHTM 86 v5.0 Jun 2013 - NHSScotland ‘Firecode’ Scottish Health Technical Memorandum 86 Fire Risk Assessment Scottish Health Technical Memorandum (SHTM) 86 Version 5.0, is a complete revision of the fire risk assessment guidance for NHSScotland premises, to support the use of the 3i Studio FireManager web based fire risk assessment system, mandated by virtue of the Fire Safety Policy for NHSScotland 2011; CEL 11 (2011). The guidance recognises the statutory and mandatory requirements that NHSScotland bodies must comply with, in particular; - the Fire (Scotland) Act (2005) as amended; and - the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations (2006); and - the Fire Safety Policy for NHSScotland 2011; CEL 11 (2011). These are referred to throughout this document as ‘the Act’, ‘the Regulations’ and ‘the Policy’ respectively, inclusive of subsequent amendments, revisions and reviews. Where the term ‘local fire policy’ is used it means a fire safety policy of an individual NHSScotland Health Board, or a single building or site under the management control of an NHSScotland Health Board.

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