Basic Fire Safety
The course covers the essentials of fire prevention and detection techniques that must be adopted to ensure that the workplace is not at risk of a fire. It gives examples of how good housekeeping can control a fire from starting and spreading.
The course goes further into aspects of Fire Safety that address carrying out a Fire Risk Assessment, Establishing a Fire emergency plan, use of Fire protection equipment, etc. The course includes classroom time, use of audiovisual aids, workshop time and practical sessions involving the use of portable fire extinguishers This course is suitable for members of staff having the responsibility to act as Fire Wardens in their units or departments.
- Legal requirements and fire safety regulations
- Fire risk assessment principles and practicals
- The fire triangle
- Heat transfer
- Common sources of fire
- Fire extinguishers
- Fire Exits, Emergency Exit Routes, Signs, Emergency Lighting & Fire Alarms.
- Evacuation procedures
- Practical extinguisher discharges
What Will I Learn?
- At the end of this course, delegates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
- • The procedures to be followed in the event of fire.
- • How to call the fire service and liaise on site.
- • Identify which elements need to exist for fire to occur.
- • The three basic principles of fire extinction.
- • Identify the four classes of fire.
- • The principles and practice of fire risk assessment.
- • Basic fire prevention.
- • Arson prevention and Personal protection.
- • Which measures are designed to prevent smoke travel and fire spread in a building.
- • The need for fire safety and how to implement measures to protect yourselves, colleagues and clients.
- • Use of correct fire equipment.
- • Evacuation procedures and the control of personnel.