- Locations: Glasgow
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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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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.
Tutor was very clear in giving the content of the course. Took time to ensure everyone understood.
Trainer kept the training focussed but not too serious. The course was brilliant – thank you!
The interactive sessions were extremely useful, learning by mistakes! Trainer was extremely knowledgeable and conversant with subject matter.
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