Fire Safety in the Workplace – Newcastle

Fire Safety in the Workplace

Fire Safety in the Workplace – What’s Included?

On completion of the Fire Safety in the Workplace Course the candidate will:

  • Determine a fire evacuation plan in emergency situations
  • Cogitate a fire escape plan in a fire emergency
  • Be aware of workplace fire safety
  • Be aware of fire safety duties under the law
  • Be able to raise an alarm in the event of fire
  • Identify and be able to use a range of portable fire extinguishers
  • Be aware of the procedures to follow on hearing a fire alarm
  • Be aware of the procedures to follow on discovering a fire
  • Be aware of how to prevent fire or limit its impact.

Fire Safety in the Workplace – Detailed Programme

  • Fire evacuation plan I – actions to be taken on discovering a fire
  • Fire evacuation plan II – actions to be taken on hearing a fire alarm
  • Relevant fire escape plans
  • Fire behaviour – fire development and spread
  • Practical extinguisher operation
  • Means of reducing risk of fire:
    • Fire doors
    • Information signs
    • Fire detection
    • Emergency lighting
    • Emergency exit routes
    • Fire extinguishers.