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Fire Extinguisher Training

Duration: 1 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
  • 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

  • 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

*a controlled real fire demonstrator is used in this training course, for delegates to ‘learn by doing’ under risk-assessed, safe conditions.