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Fire Awareness Training

Duration

Half day

Summary

This course is designed to give candidates an understanding of the actions to take in the event of discovering a fire or hearing the fire alarm sound in the workplace. Fire Safety training for staff is a legal requirement under the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006.

What You will Learn

The course covers the following:

General Fire Precautions to be observed in all workplaces
Common causes of fires and ignition sources
The Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006
The Fire Triangle
Group Fire Theoretical Exercise
Fire prevention measures
Waste Management issues
Evacuation procedures
Fire Extinguisher selection
Practical use of Fire Fighting equipment
Action to be taken on hearing a fire alarm
Location of Assembly points
Special arrangements for staff/visitors with disabilities  

Suitable For

This course for all staff that requires a basic understanding of fire safety, their legal responsibilities and how to use fire extinguishers. Staff will receive fire prevention techniques and how to reduce fire risks in the workplace. Both fire safety and general health and safety duties require employers to prepare and plan for such eventualities.
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