The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 specifically mentions the need to draw up an emergency plan to cover the action to be taken in the event of fire and makes reference to employers to appoint and train an adequate number of suitable staff to implement fire safety measures.
Who Should Attend?
This one day course will provide trained Fire Wardens to assist an organisation in meeting their responsibilities under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Pre-requisites for Delegates
There are no pre-requisites for delegates attending this training course.
On completion of the course delegates will be able to:
- Understand relevant legislation, principles and applications of fire risk assessments
- Identify fire hazards in the workplace, monitor and review fire risk assessments
- Take appropriate and effective action if a fire occurs in their area of responsibility
- Arrange and monitor regular fire evacuation drills and maintain escape routes
- Understand the basics of manual / automatic fire detection/emergency lighting systems and operation of fire fighting equipment
- Carry out regular inspections, examination and weekly tests of active and passive fire precautions.
- Insight into the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
- The ‘Nature of Fire’ and the ‘Chemistry of Combustion’
- Methods of fire spread in buildings including ‘Flashover’ and ‘Backdraft’
- Common causes of fire and fire prevention measures
- Methods of extinguishing fire and means of escape in case of fire definition
- ‘Passive’ and ‘Active’ fire protection measures
- The overall duties of a ‘Fire Warden’
- An organisation’s Emergency Fire and Explosive device Plan
- Action on discovery of fire - routine notices, fire exit signs, stages of evacuation and ‘Assembly Points’
- Fire risk assessment methods
- BS 5306 Part 3 for selection and maintenance periods of Portable Fire Extinguishers
- BS EN3 1997 European Colour Standard
- Classes of fire
-Demonstration and practical use of fire extinguishers
Certification and Assessment
Delegates will be assessed on their input during the practical exercise and their feedback.
Usually 8.45am start. Course times will be confirmed in the joining instructions once the course has been booked.