Fire Safety

Fire Safety

Number of Participants: 12 Maximum

Cost per day: 1-4 People £110 5-8 People £190 9-12 People £240

(please note some course are half a day and some are more than 1 day)

If you are an individual it may be cheaper to join an existing course

Fire Safety Awareness Level 1 Half day course

Fires can be absolutely devastating to a workplace, so learn how to prevent and respond to Fire Emergencies

The contents included in this course are:

  • The Importance of Fire Safety
    • The Law
    • The Problem and How you Get Harmed
  • Causes, Prevention, Training and Alarms
    • The Fire Triangle
    • Sources of Ignition
    • Active and Passive Fire Spread
    • Arson
    • Aerosols
    • Fire Prevention
    • Good House Keeping
    • Training and Staff Awareness
    • Dangers of Smoke
    • Types of Fire Alarm
  • Emergency Equipment and Response Actions
    • Fire Equipment
    • Calling the Fire Service
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • Breakdown of a fire extinguisher
    • Fire Hoses
    • Fire Alarm Systems
    • Evacuating in an Emergency
    • Fire Doors
    • Fire Blankets
    • Fire Warden Kits
    • Appropriate CLothing
    • Smoke Alarms in the Home
    • Fire Proofing the Home
  • Risk Assessment and Hazards
    • Formal Risk Assessment
    • Review of fire safety

Learning Outcomes

1 Understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency

1.1 State the main causes of fires in the workplace.

1.2 Outline the main costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees and society.

1.3 State their own duties and responsibilities in relation to fire safety at work.

1.4 State the duties and responsibilities of fire wardens and other people who may be required to take action as part of fire risk controls or during an emergency.

1.5 Describe the action to be taken in the event of a fire in the workplace, including methods of raising the alarm and contacting the emergency services.

2 Understand the principles of fire risk control

2.1 List the key elements for effective fire risk management in the workplace.

2.2 Outline how the components of the fire triangle can be used to control fire risks.

2.3 List active and passive fire risk control measures.

2.4 Outline fire prevention measures that can be taken to minimise fire risks.

3 Understand the basics of practical fire safety

3.1 State the safe operating parameters for the use of portable fire-fighting equipment.

3.2 Outline simple checks for ensuring that fire safety equipment is serviceable and safe to use.