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Fire and fire awareness with fire extinguishers

Duration: 3 ½ hours

Maximum 12 delegates – suitable for all members of staff
This course covers

  • An introduction to fire safety legislation
  • An introduction to the chemistry of fire (what fire is /Triangle of Fire)
  • Types / classification of fire
  • Common causes of fire in the workplace looking at fire hazards, risk of fire and control measures
  • What to do in event of fire (following your organisation’s fire safety policy)
  • How fires are extinguished using different media types
  • General information and limitation of use of extinguishers
  • Practical use of fire extinguishers and fire blanket

At the end of this session your staff will

  • Have an understanding of your organisations legal duties and responsibilities under fire safety legislation
  • Have an understanding of what fire actually is
  • Have an appreciation of common causes of fire in the workplace including hazard identification, risk posed by identified hazards and control measures to reduce the risk of fire
  • Be able to identify the different types of fire extinguisher and the classes of fire for which they should be used
  • Have sufficient knowledge and confidence to be able to risk assess a fire situation and take positive action without putting themselves in danger i.e. tackling a small fire using the most appropriate method, safely and effectively
  • Be aware of the limitations of use of all types of fire extinguisher
  • Demonstrate the correct use of 2 types of fire extinguisher on two real* fires, under controlled conditions
  • Have an understanding of the correct use of a fire blanket