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Fire Safety Awareness – with use of extinguishers

Event/course Code HLTH 18/024
Event/course type Training course
Event Introduction Due to the serious nature and the potential devastating consequences of fire, it is vital that all workers are aware of what to do if they discover a fire. This 3-hour course is designed for all staff regardless of role. It will cover workplace fire safety topics that are needed to ensure the safety of the employee and their fellow staff members. The course will help any member of staff to better understand the crucial information which can be so valuable in the case of a fire.

This training is suitable for Workplace Fire Marshals and instruction also satisfies the requirements laid down in the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) order 2005.

Event Content By ensuring a representative from an organisation attends this course, they will meet the requirements outlined by the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety order 2005 (Article 21).

The course will provide information which will allow delegates to safeguard their own health, the health of others affected by their work and any staff they might be responsible for.

The training will include classroom based tutorial and demonstrations. This course also includes practical use of fire extinguishers on our Live Fire Simulator. Our Simulator is LPG powered and provides a safe and clean means for trainees to use extinguishers on live fires.

Course content will cover:
• Regulations/legislation relating to Fire Safety
• Definition and duties of the responsible person
• How fires spread
• Hazard identification
• Managing people with special needs in your building
• Evacuation procedures
• Types of fire appliances and which type of fire they are used on
• Action on discovering a fire and how to call the fire rescue service
• Practical use with different types of fire extinguishers using our state of the art Live Fire Simulator

Event Learning Outcomes At the end of the course the participants will be able to:

• Recognise how fires start and how quickly they can spread.
• Demonstrate a general awareness of the importance of fire doors, good housekeeping and how to raise concerns with line managers.
• Identify types of fire extinguisher and be able to use an extinguisher on a fire if required in an emergency.
Trainers Charlotte Collyer
Expiry Date Sunday 1 May 2022
Course categories Health and Safety
Age Ranges
0 - 5 yrs No 5 - 7 yrs No 7 - 11 yrs No 11 - 19 yrs No 
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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Wednesday 1 May 201909:30 - 12:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY