Principles of Fire Safety – Fire Warden

Principles of Fire Safety – Fire Warden

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Delegates will be introduced to the risks associated with fire and the controls available.

  • How fires are caused  in the workplace
  • The components of the fire triangle
  • The hazards during and after a fire
  • The characteristics of fire and smoke spread
  • Methods used to identify and control fire hazards
  • Methods of fire detection and raising the alarm
  • How fires are extinguished
  • How to use portable fire-fighting equipment safely
  • Common fixed fire-fighting systems
  • Duties of employers and employees in relation to fire safety
  • How to undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the workplace
  • The stages involved in a fire risk assessment
  • The role of fire wardens in the workplace
  • The content of fire safety training

Assessment is an online BSC multiple choice test.

Successful candidates will receive a British Safety Council certificate.

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    Course Description

    This course covers the causes and characteristics of fire and smoke spread in the workplace and the components of the fire triangle. It also covers the hazards during and after a fire, means of escape, methods of fire detection, raising the alarm plus how to safely extinguish the different types of fire – whether it be electrical, relating to hazardous materials or any other. Also included are legal responsibilities, fire risk assessments, and the role of the fire warden.

    Why you should attend this course

    Fire is one of the biggest risks in the work environment. This course provides a valuable introduction to the key principles of fire safety.

    Who should attend?

    This course is suitable for all employees and is particularly useful for those with a designated responsibility for fire safety, such as fire wardens.

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