This course covers the role of the designated fire marshal. It also gives you the opportunity to learn about the build up of Fire and the different types of fire extinguisher and how to use them correctly.
Course Aims Our fire marshal course will provide the delegates with a comprehensive review of theoretical and practical understanding of the typical functions of a fire marshal within a workplace. This course will additionally give delegates an understanding of how fires start and propagate within buildings together with the tools to assist with the development and implementation of emergency evacuation arrangements
At the end of the course delegates will be trained to: - Understand the role of the Fire Marshal / Warden - Understand the importance of regular fire drills - Explain how fire and smoke spread within buildings - Awareness of all fire safety measures in the workplace - Understanding of their actions in the event of fire and the operation of the fire alarm - Confidence in identifying and operating the correct fire fighting equipment - Explain common causes of fire in the workplace - Assist the company in simulated and live emergency evacuation situations - An understanding of human behaviour in fire - Understanding the threat of arson
Course Content: - Fire statistics - Fire Legislation - Action in the event of fire - Operation and types of fire alarms - Action upon hearing the fire alarm - Means of escape - General fire precautions - Smoke travel - Human behaviour in fire situations - Identifying fire hazards in the workplace - Arson prevention - Liaison with the emergency services - Triangle of Fire - Classes of Fire
Duration The course runs over a ½ Day period and is up to 4 hrs. At the end of the course all attendees who pass are issued with a certificate of Attendance which is valid for 3 years from the date of course.
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.