chapter  10
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Fire hazards

While most people are familiar with health and safety hazards, it is sadly the case that unless you have witnessed the speed and destructive power of a fire at first hand, you are unlikely to be fully aware of what we mean by fire hazards and risks. The local fire authority is always willing to offer advice about your own particular circumstances, and although you might need to call on some professional assistance at some stage, the majority of your fire risk assessment can be carried out by you and your workers.