Employers are legally required to comply with The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety Order 2005) and provide information, instruction and training to employees about fire precaution in the workplace. The Welding Academy provides a comprehensive range of fire safety courses to ensure a safe working environment is maintained at all times.
Fire Safety Awareness
Duration: 3 hours
On average, over 30,000 fires start in non-dwelling properties every year. In the workplace, employees must be aware of how to prevent fires and have an understanding about what to do should a fire start. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires all employees to receive safety training when they commence employment with a company and that refresher training is carried out regularly. This course provides a basic understanding of the cause and prevention of a fire and the actions to follow in case of a fire.
Course modules include:
- The fire triangle
- Different classes of fire
- Common causes of fire in the workplace
- The dangers of flashover and backdraught
- The prevention of fires in the workplace
- Action in the event of a fire in the workplace
- Fire extinguishers and fire blankets (introduction)
Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities
Assessment: A written assessment