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)