Fire

Fire Safety Managers Course

This course is designed for those with responsibility for fire safety within the workplace.

Course Details
This course is designed for those with responsibility for fire safety within the workplace. It will give them the tools to put in place a fire safety programme and monitor it. An important feature of the course is the practical use of the Live Fire Demo Unit, which allows the instructor to demonstrate most fire sources and the participants to use fire extinguishers, including many specific fire hazards in the workplace. The Fire Services Act 1981 (2003) imposes responsibilities on the person having control of premises to take all reasonable measures to guard against the outbreak of fire on such premises and to ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable, the safety of persons on the premises in the event of an outbreak of fire whether such outbreak has occurred or not.

Objectives

  • Legal responsibilities under current legislation
  • Chemistry, spread and classes of fire
  • The principles of fire prevention
  • The types of fire extinguishers and usage them
  • Fire hazards within the workplace and understand how to eliminate or control them
  • How to set up, monitor and evaluate a fire safety programme
  • Actions taken in the event of fire
  • The fire safety manager’s responsibilities
  • The organisations’ evacuation procedures
  • How to keep all required records and assist the fire brigade

Course Content

  • Chemistry, spread and classes of fire
  • First aid firefighting equipment
  • Fire detection and alarm systems
  • Emergency lighting
  • Fire prevention and hot work permit system
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Assisting the fire brigade
  • Role of the fire warden
  • Management responsibilities and staff training
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Record keeping
  • Practical use of fire extinguishers

Who should attend?

  • All appointed fire safety managers and anyone who is to be appointed as a fire safety manager.
  • Safety Advisors, Facilities Managers, Production Managers and Supervisors and any other personnel with responsible within the organizations fire safety programme

Assessment

  • Jungheinrich Training & Consultancy Division Certification on successful completion of the examination

Certification Valid For
3 Years

Maximum Participants
12

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