Fire Safety Awareness
Background to Training:
The fire safety manager’s course has been tailored to meet the requirements of both the 1981 Fire Services Act and Regulation 9 of The Safety Health and Welfare At Work Act 2005. The course will take the participants through a range of fire management related topics covering legislation, record keeping, fire risk assessment, fire marshalling, emergency evacuation exercises, passive and active fire safety features, inspection and maintenance, and hot work permits etc.
- The mechanics of fire, smoke and dangerous gases
- Fire extinguishers and hose reel equipment
- Storage of flammable liquids and gases
- Passive and active fire safety features
- Means of escape
- Duties of the fire manager
- Fire risk assessment
- Record keeping
- Liaison with the fire authority
Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to enable them to:
- List their duties as fire safety managers
- List service requirement for: emergency lighting, fire alarms, fire extinguishers / hose reels
- Describe the chemistry of fire
- Identify fire hazards in the workplace
- Carry out evacuation procedures and drills
- Select and use the appropriate first aid fire fighting equipment to deal with an undeveloped fire
- Carry out a fire risk assessment
This Course is Designed For:
Managers, safety officers and training officers from all types of organizations.
This course is classroom based and where possible practical demonstration is used to reinforce learning.
What to Bring to This Course: