This work provides knowledge, understanding and guidance to the detailed and complex requirements of health and safety legislation as applied to the construction industry. It links with the CIOB Education Framework at levels 2 and 3.
A building fire is dynamic. A continually changing hostile fire environment influences time relationships that affect fire defenses and risks to people and building functions. The fire and fire defenses in each building interact with different sequences and distinct ways. Risks are characterized by the building s performance.