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A. An introduction to fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency
Candidates should develop general knowledge and understanding of fire safety in the workplace and be able to:
  • State the main causes and effects of fires in the workplace and outline the main costs of fires to employers, employees and society.
  • State their own duties and responsibilities and those of fire wardens and other key staff both on a day-to-day basis and during an emergency.
  • State the fire safety procedures applicable to their own role and the roles of others.
  • Describe the action to be taken in the event of a fire in the workplace, including methods of raising the alarm and contacting the emergency services.
  • Outline fire prevention measures that they can take to minimise fire risks.
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B. Fire risk control
Candidates should develop a foundation of knowledge of the risk controls associated with fire in the workplace and be able to:
  • Identify the key elements for effective fire risk management in the workplace, including activities such as fire risk assessment.
  • Understand the fire triangle and identify sources of ignition, fuel and oxygen, and how these are controlled.
  • Identify active and passive fire risk control measures, including fire and smoke warning devices, manual call points, compartmentation, emergency lighting, fire safety signs and means of escape.
  • Identify fire incidents and report fire safety issues to their line manager.
C. Practical fire safety
Candidates should develop knowledge of the main types of fire safety equipment and be able to:
  • State the safe operating parameters for the use of portable fire-fighting equipment.
  • Undertake a simple check to ensure that fire safety equipment is serviceable and safe to use.

All employees should have some fire safety training. If you wish to have formal confirmation that an employee has attended such training this is the course for them to attend. It will provide a recognised qualification (subject to a PASS on a short exam).

3 hours (09:30hrs -12:30hrs). This can be delivered either as classroom based training or E-Learning.

Classroom subject to group booking 390 (+ exam fee per person currently approx. 10) + vat

E-Learning Per licence 23 + vat

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