Health and Safety

Fire Safety

This course is designed for those who are responsible for overseeing fire safety, designated fire marshals and anyone who needs to know how to use a fire extinguisher.

Course Content:

  • Recognise the cost of fire 
  • The role of the fire marshal 
  • Liaison with the fire service 
  • Action on discovering a fire 
  • Fire safety legislation 
  • The chemistry of fire 
  • Common causes of fire 
  • Fire safety precautions & prevention 
  • Fire drills and evacuation 
  • How to use fire extinguishers

Fire Extinguishers:

  • The composition of fire 
  • Methods of extinguishing a fire 
  • The classification of fire as detailed by BS EN2 1992  
  • Description of extinguishers by type and classification of fire on which they may be used