Basic Fire Safety Awareness

Basic Fire Safety Awareness

Introduction

This Fire Safety Training Course is designed to raise awareness of fire hazards in the workplace and how to act safely in the event of a fire emergency, providing employees with essential knowledge about fire safety, helping them to understand how to prevent a fire from starting and actions to be taken in an event of firebreak out.

Objectives

Participants attending this LAKESHORE ISL training will gain from:

  • Describe the chemistry of fire
  • Identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • Procedures in the event of a fire
  • Duties and responsibilities (of employers, employees and fire wardens)
  • Actions to be taken in the event of a fire
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Select and use of appropriate firefighting equipment
  • Fire risk management, including risk assessment
  • Fire risk control measures (active and passive)
  • Explain provisions for the fire brigade, vehicle access, water supplies and rising fire mains plan and prepare escape routes.
  • Explain the duties of Fire Safety Co-ordinators
  • Develop procedures and precautions that will reduce the risk of fire in the surrounding.
  • Reporting fire safety issues
  • Determine which aspects of Legislation apply and to what extent

Seminar Outline

  • Understanding the physics and chemistry of fire
  • The fire triangle
  • Development and spread of fire
  • Action in the event of fire
  • Means of raising alarm
  • Means of summoning the fire brigade
  • Action on hearing the fire alarm
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Practical demonstration in the use of foam and CO2 fire extinguishers using our state of the art gas fired training system.
  • Fire safety legislation (Overview)

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