Fire Safety Awareness

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Course Duration
Minimum 3-4 hours (half day)
Certificate Validity
No expiry
Course Description
Current legislation requires employers to ensure that all staff receive basic fire safety training to understand their responsibilities for maintaining fire safety measures and to ensure their safety and the safety of others in the event of a fire occurring. Learners will gain a basic level of fire safety knowledge including recognising fire hazards, choosing and using the correct extinguishing media and following safe evacuation procedures. The course follows the nationally accredited syllabus of the Fire Protection Association and satisfies the requirements of Article 21 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 with regard to fire safety training for all employees. Tailored to your Workplace Some workplace settings require additional consideration and training with regard to fire safety and safe evacuation. Courses can be tailored specifically to meet the needs of leaners from health care, social care, education and early year’s settings.
Course Contents
  • Promoting and maintaining fire safety in the workplace
  • Common causes of fire and how fire and smoke spread
  • An overview of current legislation
  • The chemistry of combustion
  • The different classes of fire and how to extinguish them
  • Understanding Fire Risk Assessment
  • Identifying fire hazards in the workplace
  • The meanings of fire safety signs
  • Action in the event of discovering a fire
  • Action on hearing the fire alarm
  • Human behaviour in fire situations
  • Using firefighting equipment (practical can be included if required)
  • Overview of the roles of fire wardens

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