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Fire Precautions Training

INTRODUCTION:

The course introduces all members of staff to their responsibilities under fire safety legislation and first aid.

AIMS:

  • Understand employers / employees responsibilities under current fire safety legislation 
  • Describe the main causes of fire
  • Be aware of fire prevention techniques and good practice
  • Understand fire evacuation procedures
  • Recognise the limitations of fire extinguishers

OBJECTIVES - ON RETURNING TO THE WORKPLACE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Understand the general fire risks in low risk (office) buildings and how to prevent the outbreak of fire
  • Take the correct actions if you discover a fire in your workplace

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

All members of staff.

In addition, staff who act as Fire Warden / Evacuation Officer for their building should attend the Fire Wardens and Evacuation Officers course.

PRE-COURSE PREPARATION:

You should make yourself familiar with the fire procedures for your building.

COURSE DATES &TIMES

  • 28 October 2015, 09:30 - 11:00
  • 10 May 2016, 09:30 - 11:00

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 50

COURSE TUTOR: Peter Lawther

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