Manager of flammable goods

Read the description of the manager´s duties, regarding handling of flammable and explosive goods.

Purpose

The purpose of this function page is to describe the director's task and support this by clarifying scope and knowledge requirements based on current legislation and KTH's regulations.

Extent

This functional description is comprehensive and applies to the entire KTH, school-specific descriptions can occur and be applied in addition to the stated here.

Definitions

  • Director of Flammable Goods Manager with special task to ensure that the business is conducted in accordance with the due diligence and other obligations that follow from the law or regulations issued in connection with the Act.
  • Deputy director - substitute for regular director during his absence.
  • Fire supervision - municipal fire control through the fire department.

Responsibility

An activity that is subject to a permit for its handling of flammable goods must have one or more persons designated as director.

  • The head of the school is the director until the task is delegated. The head of the school can delegate the task to one or more directors and deputy directors. In the event that the task is delegated, the head of the school shall arrange for the director to have sufficient powers and opportunities to fulfill his / her task.

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  • KTH's security manager must administer KTH's framework permit for flammable goods, coordinate supervision visits from the Stockholm Fire Department, follow up on activity reports on flammable goods and new manager, and report to the fire department.
  • The manager must work to ensure that the business is conducted in accordance with the legislation and that everyone who handles flammable goods in an organization does this in a correct manner, and participates in the municipal fire supervision.

Education

The manager must have the knowledge required for the assignment and maintain it. The knowledge needed should be weighed against the handling, scope and type. The lowest recommended skills are:

  • Basic education in flammable goods
  • Manager flammable goods
  • Preventive fire protection course (internal KTH)

Task

The manager shall work to ensure that anyone who handles flammable goods in the business does so in a safe, correct manner and in accordance with the legislation, and that this is followed up. The director must also work for accident prevention and arrange for the staff to receive the education and training they need. The task also includes collaboration with the school's fire protection officer, as well as advising when designing the school's premises where, to, and new construction is important for the handling and storage of flammable and explosive goods.

Documentation

The director must ensure that the necessary documentation is available and is up to date. Examples of documentation that the director must keep in order to work with accident prevention.

  • Instructions for operation and maintenance
  • Plant documentation (eg classification plans, risk analyzes, control and inspection records, etc.).
  • Plant documentation (eg classification plans, risk analyzes, control and inspection records, etc.).
  • Action plan and reporting routine for incidents and accidents.
  • List of director and deputy manager.

Reporting

The manager must report:

  • hanged holding, to the security manager. For activities with own permission, it must also be reported to the Stockholm Fire Defense Department.
  • List of managers to the security manager, at each change at least annually at year-end. For activities with own permission, it must also be reported to the Stockholm Defense Fire Department.
  • Incidents and accidents as a result of fire in accordance with KTH's regulations.
  • Deficiencies in the operations and deviations in the day-to-day management, if necessary to the security manager and if the situation requires, consultation with the fire department must take place.

Follow-up

The manager must follow up:

  • Holding, extent and type
  • Educational needs for those who handle flammable goods.
  • Warning signs in accordance with the legislation are current.
  • Current information about the director has been sorted to KTH's security manager.
  • Incidents and accidents
  • Measures on deviations

Practice

The manager must coordinate fire and evacuation exercises with the school's fire protection officer. It is of particular importance that the roles are clear.

In case of an alarm or a fire warning, or other reason that requires evacuation:

The director's task is to provide support to the fire protection officer, the rescue leader and the KTH security preparedness through risk and injury prevention information.

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