Fire Safety AwarenessTraining Course Course Overview A brief outline and awareness of legislation, the chemistry of fire, common causes of fire, human behaviour, fire extinguishers – the practicalities and limitations of their use, fire evacuation procedures. Target Personnel The course is aimed at all nominated staff to help them identify and reduce the risks of a fire in the workplace. It is also advisable for those members of staff who have fire extinguishers available to them in their workplace or may become involved in the evacuation of premises or supervision of fire drills. Aims & Objectives To provide clients with an awareness of the dangers of fire within their workplace and the need to ensure adequate safety provisions are provided. Delivery PowerPoint presentation and short video clips.Training is offered within the Clients own premises to minimise costs, disruption, and inconvenience and to maximise the use of the defined delegate’s time. Instruction Will be undertaken by experienced fire safety consultant(s) who have attended the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucester studying the academic disciplines associated with fire safety. The consultant will have completed the requisite fire safety qualifications and have at least 5 years of fire safety enforcement experience working for Local Authority Fire & Rescue Services in the Fire Safety department. Duration 30 minutes set-up time and 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours presentation approximately. Numbers The number of persons attending training courses is usually restricted to 10 persons so as to maintain the individual and interactional approach and to be able to offer all persons maximum learning opportunities.Increased numbers can be accommodated, by arrangement and agreement. To be undertaken on one agreed date Content The course covers;Fire Safety Legislation,Basic Fire Science,Common causes of fire,Classes of fire,Selecting & using appropriate portable fire-fighting equipment,Human Behaviour,Building fire safety features,Fire Drill Routine,What to do in case of fire,Safe evacuation. NEED HELP? WE ARE JUST A CLICK AWAY! TESTIMONIALS Don't Just Take Our Word For It Customer Reviews What Our Clients Say About Us "Excellent. Trainer answered all questions. I learnt a lot from the course. I will be taking some knowledge home also." Vinny M2019 "Really interesting, enjoyed the course. Tutor was really informative/friendly. Made me realise to be more aware ref fire procedures/extinguishers." Kathleen2019 "Clear and relevant training delivered in a confident and engaging way." Steve T2019 "I thought Garry was a very good trainer." Kayleigh C2020 "Very good. Makes you realise how quick fire can spread and smoke." Carole L2020 "Very informative and useful. Not just for work but for everyday life." Mike B2020 "Very useful course for my work." Andy J2020 "Experienced & knowledgeable trainer! Course was interesting & interactive & very relevant to the Care Industry." Lesley G2019 “Garry is enthusiastic and really aware of what he is explaining.” Mick D2022 “I feel more knowledgeable and better equipped to deal with an incident.” David B2022 “Interesting, well managed and videos really relatable to real world experiences.” Mark S2022 "The content is well organised and focused on practical situations and it all comes together at the end" Mark S2022 Previous Next FAQ's Most Frequently Asked Questions What is fire safety awareness? Fire Safety Awareness is the key to prevention. Everyone at work has a duty to prevent fires.Making fire safety a higher priority will create fire safety culture based on a shared set of positive attitudes, knowledge, perceptions, and beliefs about fire prevention and fire protection.Under the Fire Safety Order 2005, it is a legal requirement that every member of staff receives some kind of workplace fire safety training. Who is responsible for fire safety awareness? The ‘Responsible Person’You’re responsible for fire safety in business or other non-domestic premises if you’re:an employerthe ownerthe landlordan occupieranyone else with control of the premises, for example, a facilities manager, building manager, managing agent or risk assessor Who needs to receive fire safety awareness training? Everybody who you employ or who works on your premises, so that covers both full and part-time staff, employees on zero-hours contracts, security, cleaners and contractors. If you run a charitable organisation or use volunteers, they should also receive fire safety awareness training.The Fire Safety Order requires that fire safety training is provided to staff when they commence employment and that refresher training is provided on a regular basis. What is the course content of fire awareness training? Fire safety regulations and legislation, the common causes of fire, how fire and smoke spreads in a building, types, and classifications of fire, fire safety features within a building, human behaviour, action on discovering a fire, how to use fire extinguishers, emergency evacuation procedures, calling and liaison with the fire service and record keeping. What are the benefits of a fire awareness course? Fire Safety Awareness Training provides workers with the knowledge to react confidently and safely in the event of a fire in the workplace. It also teaches workers how to prevent fires from occurring, helping to eliminate the hazard of a fire before one occurs.Fire is often the biggest safety risk any business ever has. Without fire safety training your insurances may not be valid and your staff is left vulnerable.Fire safety training is not only a legal requirement, it also saves lives and protects businesses. How often should I carry out this fire safety awareness training? Staff should receive their first fire safety awareness training as part of their induction when they start work for your business. This training should be refreshed on at least an annual basis so they remain familiar with emergency procedures. Training is also needed if anything changes within your workplace, for example, you may introduce a new manufacturing process that increases your fire risk or the layout of the workplace may be changed resulting in different escape routes. If your business has a high turnover of staff, has a higher fire risk or you are responsible for hotel guests, vulnerable residents or patients, training should be carried out more frequently. What training do I need to provide? For general fire safety awareness your training should cover four key areas:Fire prevention, company rules and regulationsWhat to do in the event of a fireEquipment and good practiceFire alarms Why is fire safety awareness important? Fire safety awareness is important to make sure that individuals know how to respond during a fire hazard. It is important that one should keep calm and know the basic measures that should be undertaken when a fire breaks out. Who is fire safety awareness training for? All Staff.For staff to know how to reduce fire risks, deal with fires if appropriate and escape safely in the event of a fire.