Fire Awareness


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Overview

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and the Fire Safety (Scotland) Act 2005 requires an employer to assess the suitability of measures currently in place to protect people from the risk of fire.

This course is designed to provide employees with the awareness and basic understanding of fire and fire procedures.

Who Should Attend

All employees.

Aims

To develop an awareness of requirements, of the main causes of fire, and of how fire risks in the workplace are control as well as providing practical experience on the use of fire extinguishers. Provide guidance in the role of the Fire Marshall within the workplace.

Objectives

         To make participants aware of the framework of requirements for ensuring safety from fire in the workplace.

         To understand the main causes of fire and the means by which fire can spread.

         To advise members of staff on measures that can be taken to prevent the likelihood of fire occurring or minimise the spread of fire.

         To explain fire procedures and means of escape in the event of a fire.

         To introduce types of extinguishers and provide a practical demonstration of their use.

Course Structure

         Legislative requirements.

         Fire Triangle, causes of fire and the principles of combustion.

         Fire protection and prevention and what to do in the event of a fire.

         Fire classification and fire extinguishers, equipment and its limitations.

Certification

Participants should successfully complete a multiple choice assessment in order to receive the course certificate.

Number of Delegates: Suitable for up to 15 delegates

Course Duration: Day

 

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