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(1)Subsection (2) applies where under section 53(2)(b) or (3)(b) or 54(2)(b) or (5)(b) a person is required to take any fire safety measures.
(2)The person shall implement the fire safety measures on the basis of the considerations mentioned in subsection (3).
(3)Those considerations are—
(b)evaluating risks which cannot be avoided;
(c)combating risks at source;
(d)adapting to technical progress;
(e)replacing the dangerous with the non-dangerous or the less dangerous;
(f)developing a coherent overall fire prevention policy which covers technology, organisation of work and the influence of factors relating to the working environment;
(g)giving collective fire safety protective measures priority over individual measures; and
(h)giving appropriate instructions to employees.
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