Work Place Fire Prevention, Safety & Evacuation Administration (On-Demand)
Fire Safety & Fire Extinguisher Training course will equip your personnel with the skills required to use fire extinguishers and fire equipment on small workplace fires. By training your personnel in Fire Training and conducting regular fire drills, your organization will ensure that your personnel are ready to deal with any workplace fire promptly and safely.
The Fire Wardens’ course has been tailored to meet the requirements of both the “Fire Services Act” and “Regulation 9 of the Fire Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005”. The course will take the participants through a range of fire related topics covering emergency and non-emergency activities and duties, which the fire marshal/fire safety officer would be expected to perform.
Who Should Attend?
Carefully selected members of staff who have been chosen to form a fire warden team. The team should consist of members of the work force drawn from all areas of the premises ensuring no area is left unrepresented. Allowance should be made for absenteeism due to leave etc.
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
- List their duties as fire wardens
- Describe the chemistry of fire
- Identify fire hazards in the workplace
- Assist in the management of evacuation procedures and drills
- Select and use the appropriate first aid fire- fighting equipment to deal with an undeveloped fire
Introduction to Workplace Fire Safety
- Understand the mechanics of fire, smoke and dangerous gases.
- Fire extinguishers and hose reel equipment.
- Storage of flammable liquids and gases.
- Passive and active fire safety features.
- Elements of compartmentation.
- Means of escape.
- Duties of the fire manager.
- Fire risk assessment.
- Record Keeping.
- Liaison with the Fire Authority.
- Workplace Hazards and Risks
- The First Aid Kit and Reporting Procedures
- Assessing the Casualty and Situation
- The Unconscious Casualty
- Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Head injuries
- Roles and responsibilities of fire wardens and safety teams
- Components of a fire: Fire triangle
- Types and usage of fire extinguishers
- Fire hazards and prevention
- Basic first aid treatment for minor burns
- Consequences of a fire emergency
- Evacuation drills
Fire Risk/Hazard Management (Job Specific)
Heart Attack, Seizures and Diabetes
- Burns and Scalds
- Choking and Asthma
- Severe Bleeding
- The greatest Hazard (The consequences of poor communication)
- Hazards Identification, Risk Assessment and Control
- Fire Risk Assessment
- Concepts of Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) in Environmental and Occupational Health
- Fire Risk Reduction and Control
Psychosocial Risk Factor Analysis
– Understanding Psychosocial Risk Factors at Work
Emergency Management in the Workplace
– Emergency Preparedness at the Workplace
– Principles of Emergency Preparedness for a Company.
Fire & The Fire Marshall
- Action on discovering a Fire
- Common causes of Fire
Understanding Fire Drills and Evacuation
- Fire Safety Legislation
- Fire Safety Precautions and Building evacuation
- The Chemistry of Fire
- The Fire Marshall drill exercise
- The Role of a Fire Marshall in the drill exercise
Fire Extinguishers & Using Fire Extinguishers
- Distinguish between different classes of fires and fire characteristics.
- Develop techniques to prevent fires before they occur.
- Differentiate between the types of extinguishers and how to use them.
- Perform basic inspection and maintenance of fire extinguishers.
- Develop an emergency action plan.
- Extinguish a fire triggered by a Control Live Fire device.
Course & Class Assessment
Note: This course is also available as an in-house/in-plant option. In such a case, the organization needs to provide us 4 Fire Extinguishers (depending on the size of your workforce) to use and 2 first Aid boxes for practical demonstration. Also, a day must be set aside for real-life Fire Drill and Evacuation exercises.