Under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974), we have a number of responsibilities to our employees. One of which is a safe working environment and safe access and egress (in and out of building). Fire is an integral part of this, and a business has to implement a number of measures.
This training course is for all staff within an organisation and is absolutely critical for those that act as fire wardens. The materials will help develop the fire awareness of participants and ensure you deliver a successful fire awareness training course.
Training course contents:
These fire awareness training course materials will provide you with everything you need to run an effective training course on the topic of fire safety. The course is interactive and engaging and will ensure your participants are left with the knowledge that fire safety is important for both them and their organisation.
Samples of training course materials
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The main content of the training course materials…
Everyone has a part to play in preventing fire in the workplace. We all need to be aware of the danger of fire so that we may recognise the threat when we see it.
Causes of Fire – Control all sources of ignition, and reduce the amount of combustible material in your workplace, and you will greatly reduce the risk of fire.
Fire Prevention – Control all sources of ignition, and reduce the amount of combustible material in your workplace, and you will greatly reduce the risk of fire.
Discovering a Fire – Knowing what to do when a fire is discovered. Covering the important factors to be aware of.
Fire Triangle – Fire is a chemical reaction between three important factors: Heat, Oxygen and Fuel. This section will help your participants understand these in full.
Fire Extinguishers – There are four different types of extinguisher in use. This part of the session will introduce each and provide information on how to use.
Safety Signs – One area of importance with regards safety is the use of safety signs. There are several types of safety signs that you will encounter
Review of Session – Creating an action plan to embed learning.
At the end of this fire awareness training course your participants will be able to:
- Identify the statistics and causes of fire
- Recognise the methods of fire prevention
- Recognise what actions to take if they discover a fire
- Identify the fire triangle along with the elements that are needed to cause a fire
- State the various fire extinguishers within their workplace
- Identify various types of safety signs within the workplace
Please note: The legal explanations in this course are based on United Kingdom examples. However, the slides can easily be adapted to include other countries data.