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Fire safety awareness

An introductory course covering the fundamentals of managing fire risks providing the knowledge to identify fire risks and ensure effective controls and evacuation procedures are in place.
  • Course content
    • Fire safety legislation and regulation – how to comply and the role of enforcement agencies and other external bodies
    • Combustion and the fire triangle - how fires start and how they spread
    • Sources of ignition, fuel and oxygen – identifying the risks
    • Fire safety in buildings – identifying combustible and fire resistant materials
    • Means of escape – How to ensure they are adequate and effective
    • Emergency preparedness – the resources you need and the procedures and training you need in place
    • Record keeping and reporting – statutory requirements and other relevant records such as log books and training records
  • Pre-requisites
  • There are no pre-requisites for this course.

  • Assessment
  • No formal assessment but exercises throughout the course will assess your learning.

  • More details
  • Who should attend?

    Those responsible for ensuring the workplace is a safe environment for the workforce, visitors and the public.

    Benefits of attending:

    • Ability to ensure fire risks are effectively managed:
    • Identifying fire risks and recognising the need for fire risk assessments
    • Ensuring procedures are effective and well communicated
    • Ensure effective evacuation procedures are in place and operational
    • Ensure compliance with fire safety laws