Course Description

Course Code : HSAF0280

Fire can be devastating for a business and some may never reopen after a major fire. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires employers to have a strategy to evacuate all occupants within a building. The legislation requires a risk-based approach to fire safety in community industrial and business premises, and requires the responsible person (usually the employer or occupier) to carry out a fire risk assessment an implement appropriate fire precautionary and protective measures. Businesses are recognising the importance of having fully trained fire wardens as part of their emergency evacuation strategy.


Course Objectives

The course aims to provide delegates with suitable and sufficient information to assist them act proactively in identifying fire hazards and dangers before a fire occurs, and to assist in the emergency evacuation of occupants from buildings if it becomes necessary.

Course Features

  • Basic principles of fire.
  • Classification of fire.
  • Basic principles fire spread.
  • Common causes and consequences of fire.
  • Legislation requirements and fire risk assessments
  • Control measures to minimise risk of fire.
  • Structural measures to prevent spread of fire and smoke
  • Fire detection, warning and firefighting equipment.
  • Fire plans and emergency evacuation procedures.
  • Practical use fire extinguishers
  • Assessment – written test.