Valley Fire Protection offer a range of on-site fire safety training courses, of tangible benefit to all businesses. Designed for staff at all levels, our training is interactive and will ensure your people will react swiftly and safely in the event of a fire.
In providing fire safety training, business owners, health and safety managers and facilities managers will have demonstrated their duty of care, whilst staff will gain priceless knowledge and confidence in fire risk and safety awareness, identification and correct use of fire extinguishers and safe evacuation (fire drills). Course costs are competitively priced and often grant worthy.
Fire Safety Training – Do I Have To Bother?
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 imposes a legal requirement on upon businesses and organisations to train (and refresh) all staff in respect of fire safety. For details of your legal obligations, see our Fire Safety Law page – or visit the legislation detail.
The scope of training offered is as follows:
Fire Awareness Training:
Who should attend? – all staff
Duration – 2 hours approximately, depending on the numbers of delegates
Introduction – fire risk and awareness
The fire triangle – essential components of all fires
Fire classification – by fuel groups
Fire fighting equipment – identifying the types and their characteristics
Fire fighting – should I and with what appliance?
Practical fire fighting – do’s and don’ts
Evacuation – and raising the alarm
Questions and answers
Fire Marshall or Fire Warden Training:
Who should attend? – department heads, managers, supervisors and designated persons
Duration – half day
All the Fire Awareness Training course content, plus the following:
Responsibilities of the Fire Marshall or Fire Warden
Weekly fire appliance checks – plus annual inspections and maintenance awareness
Fire alarm testing and recording
Conducting fire drills
Promoting fire awareness
Evacuation – assembly points, role calling and visitors/contractors
Documentation – fire drills, alarm tests and appliance inspections/maintenance
Fire Risk Assessments:
We provide one-to-one coaching for business owners and occupant users who lack the expetise, yet are legally bound to produce a fire risk assessment for their business premises.
For further details, or to make a course booking, telephone 01691 791491 or to e-mail, click here.
For details of our other fire safety products and services, click here.