a. Define the term Smoke Alarm (as distinct to a smoke detector)
b. A member of your staff, who lives in a four bedroom, two storey house with 3 generations of their family, were to asked for advice regarding smoke alarms, what advice would you give
1. the type of devices that they should purchase, particurlaly in terms of standards, principle of operation and power supply
2. the number of alarms that should be installed and where they should be sited. What is the minimum grade category for this house, and why might this not protect all persons in the event of a fire
c. A local authority has experienced a number of deaths inolder two storey local authority dwellings in which battery operated smoke alarms had been installed by the local authority, as landlord. On inspection its found that in most cases, batteries had been removed from the smoke alarms.
1. comment on reason why the batteries might have been removed