If less than 5 employees, although it is still required, it is not necessary to record it in writing. Following the theme of good practice, and in the event of the person who does have the knowledge not being available when the information is requested by an authorised authority, it is advisable to make a record in simple form, which could consist of one or two pages.
If less than 5 employees it is good practice to carry out a fire risk assessment on the units that are being operated.
An additional dry powder extinguisher should be available for engine fires within the cab if it is separated from the cooking area.
Staff should be trained in the use of extinguishers and their purpose.
Extinguishers and fire blankets should be maintained regularly and be serviced annually with a label attached to each item showing the inspection date and the engineer’s details.
Extinguishers and fire blankets should be maintained regularly and be serviced annually by a competent person in accordance with BS 5306.
Staff should be trained in the use of extinguishers and their purpose, training records should form part of the operational process.
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