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Health and Safety: Fire Safety



Personal Effectiveness


Health, Safety and Environment

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.

The training detailed is primarily aimed at staff working at the Exeter Streatham and St.Luke's campus sites.

If you are seeking training of this type in your area, contact your local training organiser in the first instance and secondly contact the Exeter based Fire safety team by e-mailing detailing your enquiry.


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.

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