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Fire Awareness Training

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.

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Duration: Half day

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Group size: 12 per session

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Fire Awareness Training Course Content

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:

  • Fire Safety Regulations

    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.

  • Fire and smoke spread

    Considers how building configuration, combustibles, oxygen sources and other factors affect the speed of fire development and smoke spread.

  • Types and classifications of fire

    Explains the different types and classifications of fire, class A through to class F, and explains the different safety considerations associated with each.

  • Most common causes of fire in the workplace

    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.

  • Fire safety features in buildings

    Explores fire safety features such as fire compartments and doors, extinguishers, emergency lighting, alarms and sprinklers.

  • Action on discovering a fire

    Explains what you should do upon discovering a fire in your workplace.

  • Emergency evacuation

    Teaches proper emergency evacuation procedure – vital knowledge in the event of a fire.

  • Calling and liaising with the Fire Service

    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.

  • Daily and weekly checks

    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.

  • Fire safety record keeping

    Looks at the importance of record keeping in fire safety.

Contact UK Fire Training

At UK Fire Training, our services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Whatever your training or support requirements, we will endeavour to meet your needs.

To book a course or to find out more, call us today on 0800 216764, email us at info@ukfiretraining.com or simply complete this enquiry form.

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