Fire can have a devastating effect in the workplace in terms of lives lost, injuries, damage to property and environment and to the business community, However, it is believed that most fires are preventable.
This Fire Safety Training Course is designed for employees who want to develop their basic fire safety awareness in order to assist their employer by undertaking more specific fire safety roles in the workplace to manage fire risk (e.g., as fire wardens/marshals/stewards etc).
The importance of fire safety in the workplace is underpinned by health and safety legislation that places a duty on employers to establish policies and procedures and ensure their employees received appropriate training.
This course provides an ideal approach, and a range of subjects are covered including:
The hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace.
How fire risk is controlled in the workplace
The role of the nominated fire warden
Practical use of fire extinguishers
The principles and practice of fire safety management at work.
Multiple choice and written questions plus onsite practical assessment.
Once the delegate has successfully completed the course and assessment, the results will be submitted to the awarding body and cards will be issued to the delegate in due course.
Certification for this course is valid for 3 years from the date of training. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the assessment before the expiry date on your card.
There are no formal entry requirements however a basic level of written and spoken English is required.