Our fire awareness training is tailored to suit the needs of your workplace.
Our informative course will equip you with all the knowledge you’ll need to improve your fire safety and reduce the risk of hazards at your work.
All our fire training is given by fully trained fire safety professionals who know the rules and regulations that your workplace needs to comply with. Fire safety is everyone’s responsibility and our training ensures that all the essentials are covered in detail.
Our fire awareness course is designed for all staff, particularly those who have fire safety responsibilities within their role (excluding fire marshals / wardens who require specific fire marshal training). This training is also useful for anyone who may have the need to operate fire extinguishers and other fire fighting equipment. This course will show you how to do so safely and effectively.
Duration: Half day
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Group size: 12 per session
Certificate of Attendance
Drawing on their own experiences of working in the fire service, our trainers give comprehensive guidance on fire safety awareness and use practical exercises and situations to enhance your learning.
The topics covered in our fire awareness training include:
Outlines your legal duties, and discusses how you should interpret the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (or Scottish or Northern Irish equivalents) and apply them in your workplace. Draws attention to the importance of a fire risk assessment.
Considers how building configuration, combustibles, oxygen sources and other factors affect the speed of fire development and smoke spread.
Explains the different types and classifications of fire, class A through to class F, and explains the different safety considerations associated with each.
Looks at a number of the most common causes of fire in the workplace, many of which are completely preventable. An important part of fire awareness training is being able to recognise and avoid these hazards.
Explores fire safety features such as fire compartments and doors, extinguishers, emergency lighting, alarms and sprinklers.
Explains what you should do upon discovering a fire in your workplace.
Teaches proper emergency evacuation procedure – vital knowledge in the event of a fire.
Covers what information staff should be ready to give when calling the fire service, and teaches staff how they can best assist the fire service even under the highly stressful circumstance of a fire, both before the fire service’s arrival and when they’re on site.
Teaches staff how to perform regular safety checks in the context of fire awareness training. Daily and weekly checks are an effective way to prevent a fire in the workplace.
Looks at the importance of record keeping in fire safety.
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