With the introduction of Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations, which came into force on 1st December 1997, from a fire safety aspect, you the employer, will need to decide:
- What safety training to give your staff
- What, if anything, needs to be done?
- How serious is the Risk of Fire
- What are the fire safety risks?
This half-day training course has been specifically designed to reduce the risk of fire through the promotion of fire safety awareness and basic fire training for all staff.
A course of particular importance because of the legal requirement contained within the 1971 Fire Precautions Act, 1974 Health & Safety at Work Act and the recent Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997, which came into effect on 1 December 1997.
Delegates will have the opportunity at a training facility to understand the principles of fire fighting equipment. All delegates will receive a Certificate of Competence.
Learning objectives are:
- A demonstration on the use of extinguishers
- Raising the fire alarm
- Evacuation procedures
- Fire Procedures
- Basic Fire Prevention
- Chemistry of fire
One of the greatest hazards and constant danger in a place of work is Fire which affects staff, customers, visitors, neighbours etc and damage to property. Apart from the risk of loss of life, a business can suffer irreparable damage to the building, loss of business and jobs and of course prosecutions for owners / managers found guilty of negligence etc.