Adhere to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 with this Fire Awareness training course.
This course serves as an ideal introduction to fire safety in the workplace. It is perfect for all new and existing employees. As a result, you can meet key fire safety legislation.
Candidates will learn a variety of fire safety topics. These include legal responsibilities, evacuation plans and how to prevent fires.
The full course content is:
- Possible causes of fire in the workplace
- Duties and responsibilities of employers and employees
- In the event of a fire
- Fire risk management
- Controlling fire risks
- Safe operating procedures for portable firefighting equipment
- Fire equipment checks
Assessment and Certification
Candidates will receive a course booklet to assist them throughout the course. Shortly after their training, candidates will also receive a certificate for this qualification.
This qualification is valid for life, however we recommend that candidates retake this course at least every 3 years. This will help to refresh their understanding & is a chance to receive the latest updates.
Who needs fire awareness training?
Fire awareness training is for all employees who require basic fire safety training.
The Regulatory Reform (fire safety) Order 2005 outlines new employees or those experiencing new or increased risks require fire safety training. Also, fire safety training needs to be refreshed periodically. This is so information about any new risks can be discussed.
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Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Key Points;
- The responsible person must take fire precautions therefore ensuring the safety of all employees and the premises.
- Fire risk assessments must be available as well as updated regularly.
- All emergency exits need to be kept clear.
- Premises should have adequate firefighting equipment, detectors and alarms.
- The responsible person needs to nominate enough competent persons for the workplace.
- Fire safety equipment and fire exits need maintaining so they are in good working order.
- All new employees must receive training. This includes those who are experiencing new or increased risk because of a change in responsibilities, new equipment and new systems at work.
- Employees must care for themselves as well as considering how their actions may harm others.