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Fire Safety Training

  • Fire Warden/Fire Marshal Training
  • Fire Awareness Training
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Fire Evacuation Drills

To remain compliant and ensure you meet your fire safety responsibilities as an employer, you need to provide suitable and sufficient instruction and training to all employees. This training should cover:

  • Fire precautions found within your workplace; and
  • Actions to be taken by persons in order to safeguard themselves and other people in the event of a fire.

All training must be repeated periodically and the number of individuals trained must be to a suitable ratio of overall staffing levels. This should account for sickness, holidays and staff turnover. It’s worth bearing in mind that ALL employees require a basic level of fire awareness whilst working on your premises.

To help you achieve this, we offer:

Fire Warden Training

This is a comprehensive and detailed training course for individuals undertaking the role of a fire warden. The course covers all aspects of fire safety in the workplace.
We can tailor the course to meet your requirements with respect to specific requirements relating to your premises, including: fire safety management, practical use of fire equipment, evacuation techniques, and active and passive fire protection information.
The course will also typically cover:

  • Legal requirements
  • The chemistry of fire
  • Fire action and procedures
  • Classification of fires
  • Types of firefighting equipment
  • Safety instruction in the use of fire extinguishers
  • Live fire training using various types of fire extinguisher
  • Fire warden duties for your premises
  • Q&A session

Fire Awareness Training

This course gives practical advice and awareness for improving individual knowledge of general fire safety. It also provides a ‘hands on’ experience using live fires, which is the best way to learn how to deal with a fire in a stressful situation.

The course is extremely valuable for it gives delegates the opportunity to use a range of different fire extinguishers to put out real controlled fires. The course will typically cover:

  • Legal requirements
  • The chemistry of fire
  • Fire action and procedures
  • Classification of fire.
  • Types of firefighting equipment and their use
  • Live fire training using various types of fire extinguisher
  • Q&A session

Fire Extinguisher Training

This short course is designed for delegates to gain some tutored practical experience in using a range of fire extinguishers on live fires and to learn some basic fire knowledge.

The course will typically cover:

  • Fire extinguisher recognition
  • Classification of fires
  • Safety instruction in the use of fire extinguishers
  • Live fire training using various types of fire extinguisher
  • Q&A session

Fire Evacuation Drill & Report

This service is designed to test your fire procedures and review your compliance with fire safety law. It’s important that all employees are familiar with your fire evacuation procedures and how to follow your procedures efficiently and effectively.

Fire drills should be carried out twice a year, however, this may need to be more frequent depending on the nature and risks present within your premises.

Our fire evacuation drill & report service includes:

  • Initiating the fire alarm sounding procedure
  • Observing the evacuation and offering guidance on how improvements can be made
  • Carrying out a post-drill briefing with your fire co-ordinator and fire wardens
  • Completing an evacuation report of our findings, ensuring you comply with the requirement to monitor and improve the evacuation plan

 

All these courses can be tailored to your needs and conducted on your premises, all employees undertaking the course will be issued with a certificate of attendance to ensure compliance.