Who should attend?
All staff who are currently employed within the workplace, and including those who have a responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of visitors thereof.
Maximum 6 hours
To improve the attendees knowledge of the nature and causes of fire and how to manage the companies and employees responsibilities with regard to evacuation, fire safety management and general fire marshal duties including the use of fire extinguishers on small fires.This course can be delivered on the clients own premises or at a designated venue *.
Course objectives (by the end of the course the student will be aware of:)
The common causes of fire within the workplace
Fire prevention measures within the workplace
The actions to be taken on discovering a fire
The premises evacuation policies (bespoke / premises specific overview)
The information to be made available to the fire service on their arrival at the incident
How people react in fire situations - Human behaviour
The role and responsibilities of the fire warden / fire marshal
The importance fire risk assessments within the workplace
The methods for dealing with various small fires
Importance of training
Triangle of fire
Fire development / behaviour
Classification of fires
Types of extinguisher, operation and safety limitations
Duties of a fire warden
Dynamic risk assessment
Fire related checklists
Organising fire drills
Fire risk assessment (basic understanding)
Personal safety videos - Fire safety and procedures / sector specific videos
Fire safety video – Role of the fire marshal
Class “A” type fires
Class “B” type fires
Use of fire blanket
Fire risk assessment exercise
This course is accredited to the Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE) (pending accreditation process)
All students will receive an individual certificate of attendance and the company will receive a group certificate for display on the premises. All certificates are included within the price of this course.