The legal requirement for staff familiarisation and fire
Request ID: FOI-2941-1718
Date published: 12 February 2018
Please can you provide me the official actual legislation that states what is required of station staff in regards to familiarisation and fire evacuation. I believe it needs to be renewed every 6 months?
TfL Ref: FOI-2941-1718
Thank you for your email received by us on 15 January 2018 asking for information about the legislation on fire evacuation.
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“Please can you provide me the official actual legislation that states what is required of station staff in regards to familiarisation and fire evacuation. I believe it needs to be renewed every 6 months?”
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