Fire & Safety Training
Following the introduction of the Regulatory Reform (fire safety) Order 2005 (RRFSO) all companies are obliged to ensure that every employee including those engaged outside normal working hours such as cleaners, should receive adequate instruction and training appropriate to their responsibilities in the event of a fire situation.
Fire safety training should be based on written instructions, a copy of which should be given to each employee. The RRFSO requires the responsible person (or a third party(ies) to ensure that the fire safety training for employees is carried out. It should be :- Adequate, suitable and sufficient. Provided to employees on commencement of employment. Provided where there are new or increased risks & repeated periodically where appropriate.
To cover all these requirements Firewatch offer three types fire training courses:- Great care is taken to make our courses specific to your employees
job role in the company as well as covering the essential requirements for general fire safety in the workplace. On completion candidates will have a clear understanding of general fire safety in the context of their role in the workplace. Our courses can be carried out either at client premises or selected venues in the South West region as well as the Midlands.(see our website for location and availability). We specialise in offering bespoke fire training to client schedules and site-specific requirements.
We are also able to assist in your annual fire evacuation, ask for details
Employees Fire Awareness Course (on-site) Duration: Two hours
A practical based 90 to 120-minute course for up to 15 people, tailored to best suit the delegates’ workplace and work processes, this is carried out at clients’ sites* or at venues across the region, using our mobile gas-fed, environmentally friendly training unit.
Delegates are given hands-on training using all types of extinguishers on “live-controlled” fires. Other areas covered include legal responsibilities, chemistry and classification of fires, signs and signals, regulations, fire drills and evacuation.
Course notes and attendance certificate provided.
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
All members of staff including those engaged outside normal working hours, such as cleaners, should receive instruction and training appropriate to their responsibilities in the event of a fire emergency. The training should be based on written instructions, a copy of which should be given to each member. The legislation above require the responsible person (or a third party(ies) to ensure that fire safety training for all employees that is carried out is:-
Adequate, suitable and efficient
Provided to employees on starting employment
Provided where there are new or increased risks
Repeated periodically where appropriate