Our Fire Marshal Training course exceeds the 3 minimum legal levels for fire training and includes;
- General Fire Safety
- Fire Extinguisher Training (Practical use of fire extinguishers is optional)
- Competent Person Training (Fire Marshal / Fire Warden)
- ID Card
- Fire Marshal Handbook (electronic copy)
- Ongoing Support and Advice
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Fire Marshals perform a vital role in the fire strategy of a building and persons attending our courses are given the appropriate training.
Courses are very relaxed and informal, and the emphasis is on helping attendees in their workplace.
Attendees do not need to bring anything with them but, if possible, they should familiarise themselves with their emergency procedures and /or fire risk assessment.
This is not essential as these topics will be discussed on the day, however it may be useful should they wish to ask us any questions or require clarification on any matter specific to their place of work.
The presentation will be given by one of our experienced trainers.
Courses topics are made relevant to the venue but in general include:
- Fire Safety Legislation – how it affects employees
- Legal obligations
- General Fire Awareness
- Basic structural fire precautions – why they are there
- Actions to be taken on discovering a fire
- Evacuation procedures for different types of premises
- Horizontal and vertical evacuation plans
- Liaising with the emergency services
- The fire risk assessment.
- Causes of Fire
- Preventing the spread of fire, heat and smoke
- Emergency treatment for burns
- Surviving a Fire
- Safe use of fire-fighting equipment and the best methods of firefighting for all types of fire
- Fire Safety away from work
- Emergency and Non emergency Responsibilities
- Performing a supervisory/managing role in any fire situation
- Awareness of human behaviour in fires
- How to search safely and recognise areas that are unsafe to enter
- Personal Emergency Evacuation Procedures (PEEPS)
- Fire Alarm operation
- Organising Fire drills and training
- Reporting of faults, incidents and near misses
- Any other matters specific to individual premises