Fire Awareness Safety Training

Course overview

Fire can pose a significant threat to business. Every year many people die and many more are injured by fires that occur in the workplace. The financial costs and bad publicity of a fire can be equally devastating. Annually the cost to business through fire runs to many millions of pounds and companies are all too often unable to recover from its devastating effects.

It makes sound business sense to ensure your employees know what to do in the event of fire, but more importantly how to prevent fires occurring in the first place. Current legislation requires employers to provide adequate training in fire awareness/safety for all members of their staff. All our courses aim to provide awareness of the threat posed by fire by, combining the recognition of individual responsibilities to promptly report fire related hazards, and how to initiate the appropriate actions should a fire occur.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course the trainee will be able to identify defects which is the purpose of the inspection to discover and to have a basic understanding of the safe and correct use of cartridge tools. This course will also cover the basic requirements of the: The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Personal Protective Equipment Regulations (PPE Regulations), The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH Regulations), The Control of Noise at Work Regulations and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

Training Method

This is a classroom based course with power point presentations and a training DVD.

Location
Classroom based at client or trainer premises with adequate room for all candidates. 240v power required for projector allowing power point presentations and training DVD’s. Large screen TV’s with HTMI connections are also acceptable.

Duration
2 hours.

Clients Receive
Individual Certificates of Competency.

Complies with
HSE Fire Safety in the Workplace

Delivery
Nationwide and Overseas. Maximum 10 candidates per course

Course content

  • The Fire Triangle
  • Common causes of fire
  • How to raise the alarm
  • Evacuation procedures including assembly points
  • Calling the emergency services
  • Evacuation including people’s behaviour
  • Safety features within buildings
  • Choosing the right extinguisher

Assessment

Throughout the training course practical assessments will be made followed by the multiple choice assessment paper.

A multiple choice assessment paper will be given at the end of the session.  Successful candidates gaining 80 percent or over will be awarded a Fire Awareness Certificate valid for 12 months.

The assessment can take place orally for those who have difficulties with reading or writing.

Prices

Price on application. All our prices are extremely competitive.

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