The SFPE Guide to Fire Risk Assessment provides guidance to qualified practitioners in developing, selecting, and using fire risk assessment methodologies for the design, construction, and operation of buildings, facilities, or processes. It also addresses fire risk acceptability, the role of fire risk assessment and fire risk management in the fire safety design process, and associated communication/ monitoring of fire risk.
The guide Includes a new flow chart that outlines the risk assessment process. It also includes new information related to:
Risk PerceptionF-N curvesRisk communicationResidual risk managementRisk monitoringSensitivity analysis
The guide also provides clear guidance on conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis. It also uses examples that reinforce topics discussed.