This course was designed for persons who have attended a theory based training course either on-line or an in-house seminar without any practical knowledge of using a fire extinguisher.
This short course gives delegates the opportunity to use fire extinguishers to put out controlled fires.
Fire Safety in England and Wales is governed by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and in Scotland The Fire Safety (Scotland) Act 2005.
Under UK legislation the responsible person is required to: include suitable and sufficient instruction and training on the appropriate precautions and actions to be taken by the employee in order to safeguard himself and other relevant persons on the premises, be repeated periodically where appropriate, the responsible person must appoint one or more competent persons to assist him in undertaking the preventive and protective measures.
Every employee will require a basic level of fire awareness training. This will vary with the level of risk in the premises.
How HJS help?
This short course fills the gap for persons who have previously attended a theory based fire awareness training session but have not had the opportunity to experience the use of fire extinguishers in a simulated or real fire situation.
Who should attend?
Persons who have had fire awareness or fire warden training, but without any practical experience.
Persons who may be required to use fire extinguishers at work.
What does the course cover?
• Fire extinguisher recognition
• Classification of fire
• Safety instruction in the use of fire extinguishers
• Live fire training using various types of fire extinguishers
How many can attend?
• Maximum 15 persons
• Duration of 1 Hour (approximately)
• On completion of the course, attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.