Fire Wardens and Marshals


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Overview
The Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997 and the Fire Precautions Act 1971 require an employer to assess the suitability of measures currently in place to protect people from the risk of fire.

This course is designed to give participants a practical overview of the Fire Safety at Work Regulations. It covers the practical use of fire extinguishers, evacuation procedures for both staff and visitors, and the human reaction to fire. Additionally, the course provides the necessary skills and knowledge to review Fire Safety Arrangements within the workplace.

Who Should Attend
Employees appointed as Fire Marshals, Fire Wardens or those responsible for managing a fire evacuation within the premises.

Aims
To provide those employees with the necessary skills and experience to carry out their duties effectively.

Objectives

  • To understand how fire can occur 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 utilise effectively the various means of fire fighting equipment available
  • To understand the human reaction to emergency situations


Content

  • Role and duties of a Fire Marshal and Fire Warden
  • Fire triangle and principles of combustion
  • Practical use of fire extinguishers, equipment and its limitations
  • Fire hazards
  • Identifying persons at risk
  • Fire checks and risk assessment
  • Fire arrangements and prevention


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: 1 day

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