FIRE SAFETY - FIRE MARSHAL COURSEDesigned for:Those personnel who have been designated by their employer as Fire Marshals/Fire Wardens and under current legislation implement evacuation and fire fighting measures within the company. Objectives: To provide staff with the practical knowledge and skills to carry out their duties in the event of a fire.
Fire safety legislation. Basics of combustion. Classes of fire. Fire extinguishers. Fire blankets. Fire extinguishers – practical session. Actions in the event of a fire. The role of the fire warden. Fire safety auditing. Dealing with arson. General fire precautions. Course questionnaire, evaluation and close. Presentation is by Power point and video with Live Fire practical session involving the use of Water and CO2 fire extinguishers (Foam is available on request) and a Fire Blanket.On completion of the course a Fire Marshal/Fire Warden certificate will be awarded to successful staff. The participating Company are presented with a Corporate Certificate.Duration depends on the number of delegates and level of interaction with instructor. Suggest 3 hours is allowed. Maximum 12 Delegates. Questions & AnswersDo we learn how to use fire extinguishers on the course?Yes, Fire Safety courses include how to choose and use the correct fire extinguisher. You will have an opportunity to use the fire extinguishers.Can we do a Fire Safety course instead of a fire drill at our workplace?No, all workplaces must take steps instruct their staff on matters of fire safety. A Fire Safety training course is not a substitute for doing regular fire drills at your workplace.What is the Fire Safety Order 2005?The Fire Safety Order 2005 is legislation which came into force on 1st October 2006 to alter the law on workplace fire safety. The main changes were:
•Buildings are no longer issued with "Fire Certificates" by the local Fire Brigade.•Employers are required to carry out risk assessment•This item of fire safety legislation replaces multiple laws/regulationsFor more information contact Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)www.communities.gov.uk/fire/firesafety/firesafetylaw