Course Code : HSAF0410
This course allows candidates to develop their basic fire safety awareness. It is particularly useful for employees who are to have a designated responsibility for workplace fire safety, for example as fire wardens or fire marshals, and provides the knowledge that will allow them to carry out duties relating to fire safety and emergency procedures.
Causes of fire in the workplace.
Characteristics of fire and smoke spread.
Fire control methods.
Means of escape.
Fire detection and raising the alarm.
Fixed fire-fighting systems.
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Legal duties and penalties.
Fire risk assessment.
Fire safety inspections
Role of the fire warden.
Practical activity – use of fire extinguishers.