Target Group: All levels of staff.
Pre-Course requirements: None.
Assessment: Multiple Choice Question Paper.
Trainer Ratio: 1 trainer to 12 candidates
Course Outline: Provides participants with an understanding of the fire safety issues within the workplace.
• (i) Hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
• Elements of the fire triangle
• Methods of smoke and fire spread
• How risks can be lowered in the workplace
• (ii) How to use a range of fire controls
• Common fire controls in a workplace
• How to use a range of fire controls including: Fire Exits & Fire Doors
• The importance of clear routes or travel
• How to use a range of portable fire extinguishers
• (iii) The importance of a prompt and safe evacuation of the workplace
• The actions to be taken on hearing a fire alarm
• How a safe evacuation can be undertaken in a workplace
• How members of the public and visitors should be alerted to the presence of a potential fire
• (iii) How to support individuals during an evacuation
• What is meant by the term personal emergency evacuation plan
• When a personal emergency evacuation plan would be implemented.
• Ways of supporting an individual during an evacuation.
• (iv)The roles of the fire marshal in the workplace
• The actions to be taken by a fire marshal during an evacuation
• How to undertake a search of a workplace
• The information that should be passed to the emergency services.
The day-to-day duties of a fire marshal.
Trainer contact hours: 6 hours.
Certification: L2 Fire Safety for Fire Marshals display certificate (QNUK)