The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for England and Wales/Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 or Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010 require that adequate information, instruction and training are provided for persons nominated with fire safety responsibilities.
Appointing and training staff with fire responsibilities will provide management with the opportunity to significantly improve fire prevention practices in the workplace, improve communications and share the workload in the implementation of good fire safety management.
About the course
A ½ day multi-media course of 3.5 hrs duration (3 hr theory and ½ hr practical) where staff will learn the essential duties of Fire Wardens / Marshals in residential care homes / nursing homes and be provided with the knowledge, skills and abilities to undertake their duties competently and confidently. Delegates receive a certificate of attendance and the course is approved by the Institute of Fire Safety Managers for up to 15 delegates per session.
½ day presentations are also available for construction, healthcare, hotel and school sectors.
The course is approved by the Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) and staff receive individual certificates of attendance.
In-house course only
Maximum 15 delegates held on the client’s premises throughout the UK – please ask for details and date availability.
Requirements - a training room large enough to accommodate the number of attendees. Vulcan will provide projector, laptop and screen for the presentation.
Who should attend?
Fire Wardens and staff working in residential care homes.
Fire Warden Approved Certificate.
Benefits to you and your organisation
On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:
Understand legal fire requirements for healthcare establishments
Understand dependency levels of patients
Understand people’s behaviour during a fire
Be aware of personal emergency evacuation plans for the disabled
Know the options in the evacuation of the disabled
Carry out efficient and effective fire evacuations of premises
Understand what causes fire and how it develops and spreads
Assess what size fire they can safely deal with using appropriate fire-fighting equipment
Confidently operate portable fire-fighting equipment
Move in a smoke filled environment more confidently.