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Health and Safety: Fire Safety Co-ordinator

Description

Theme:

Personal Effectiveness

Category:

Health, Safety and Environment

About this course:

This is a theoretical session explaining the elements of the role of a Fire Co-ordinator (FC) and giving skills, knowledge and tools to implement the best practice in the workplace.

Candidates should have a level of Fire Safety knowledge and understanding to the level of a Fire Marshal and Evacuation Officer.

This course is to consolidate that knowledge and to train nominated staff to fulfil the role of a Fire Co-ordinator for their workplace.

The course is provided online via Microsoft Teams.

Course aim: A theoretical session explaining the elements of the role of a Fire Co-ordinator (FC) and giving skills, knowledge and tools to implement the best practice in the workplace.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of Fire Co-ordinator's role by:.

- Explaining the University's fire safety aims, as prescribed in the Fire Safety Management Standard.

- Describing the role of a Fire Safety Coordinator and how to apply the relevant fire safety guidance to support the Person in Charge at operational level.

- Outlining the fire risk assessment action plan process and how to support at operational level.

- Outlining the requirements of fire safety routine inspections and fire safety inductions.

- Describing how to review the effectiveness of emergency evacuation procedures through fire drills.

- Outlining the requirements to cooperate and coordinate with third parties at operational level.

- Outlining the University's fire incident management process and how to support with corrective action/s at operational level.

Who should attend this course:

This course is mandatory for staff who will be undertaking the role of Fire Co-Ordinator.

Successful attendance on a University of Exeter Fire Marshal training course (or Requalification) within three years of the (FC) course start date is a requirement for this training.

The criteria for the Fire Safety Coordinators course requires nomination by the registrar for a specific building.

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 firesafety@exeter.ac.uk detailing your enquiry.

Presenter(s):

A suitably trained member of the Fire Safety Team.

Resources:

References available for further understanding can be found on the University of Exeter Health and Safety page at http://www.exeter.ac.uk/staff/wellbeing/safety/healthandsafetypolicy/

Learning provider:

This course is administered by People Development; please contact peopledevelopment@exeter.ac.uk for more details.

This course occurs on the following dates
DateLocationStartFinishCostTrainer(s)Places
Available
05/09/2022 Delivered Virtually 10:00 12:00 Free Helen Asher 9
03/10/2022 Delivered Virtually 10:00 12:00 Free Helen Asher 10
21/11/2022 Delivered Virtually 10:00 12:00 Free Helen Asher 10
05/12/2022 Delivered Virtually 10:00 12:00 Free Helen Asher 10
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