This nationally recognised course results in a qualification accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)and will benefit anyone in a work environment as it provides candidates with an understanding of the key principles of fire safety including measures to prevent fires occurring and actions to take if a fire does break out. Provision of this course will ensure compliance with the requirement to provide employees with ‘suitable and sufficient training’as laid down in the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety)Order 2005.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Appropriate either for employees with no specific fire safety role, or as an introduction to those who intend to take on further training as fire wardens or fire safety officers.
Also beneficial to those starting a new job as part of their induction programme.
To offer delegates an introduction to fire safety and what to do in event of emergency, including:-
- Causes and effects of fire;
- Roles and responsibilities;
- Fire safety procedures;
- Key elements of effective fire risk management;
- Fire triangle – and how to control sources of fire;
- Active and passive fire control measures;
- Safe use of portable fire fighting equipment;
- Checking that equipment is serviceable and safe to use.
Successful completion of the training programme and assessment will enable candidates to develop:-
- General knowledge and understanding of fire safety in the workplace;
- A foundation knowledge of the risk controls associated with fire in the workplace;
- Knowledge of the main types of fire safety equipment.