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Health and Safety: Fire Safety


About this course:

You will learn about the theory relating to fire awareness and the appropriate measures to reduce risk of fire and the appropriate response to emergency situations regarding fire warning/raising the alarm and dealing with a fire.

The course is in two parts:.

Part A : Theory in a classroom based session.

Part B : Practical experience outdoors using extinguishers and fire simulator equipment.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to:.

- Recognise the impact of fire.

- Recognise key fire safety law.

- Recognise the importance of fire prevention.

- Recognise the range of available fire extinguishing media, fire warning systems and their preferred location, application and use.

- Recognise the importance of housekeeping of fire precautions in sustaining fire safety.

Who should attend this course:

This course is intended for staff with a higher than average risk of contact with fire: for example, kitchen staff, electricians, lab workers.


Bob Sturtivant.

What previous participants have said about the course:

"This course was informative, engaging and presented in a manner that held attention".

"I learnt how serious and dangerous fires can be, and why proper training and equipment is important for preserving life".

Learning provider:

This course is administered by People Development; please e-mail for any queries.

This course occurs on the following dates
22/02/2018 Streatham - venue tbc 09:00 12:00 0
18/04/2018 Streatham: Hope Hall G.02 09:00 12:00 9
28/06/2018 Streatham: Hope Hall G.02 09:00 12:00 11

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