This one day course is for managers who have a responsibility for fire safety measures in their buildings or place of work. The course covers the Fire Safety Order 2005 and details arrangements managers should make with regard to all fire safety measures in their workplace or other non-domestic building.
Delegates on this course will have a greater understanding of manager’s legal obligations under the Fire Safety Order 2005. Those attending should understand the process of fire risk assessment, recognise the importance of legal compliance, understand the need for carrying out a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment, understand the need for a fire emergency plan and understand the need for an appropriate evacuation procedure for all persons in a premise.
• Fire awareness
Providing delegates with an understanding on how fires start and spread throughout buildings. This session examines large fires that have occurred in the UK.
• Overview of Fire Safety Order 2005
This session looks at salient articles of the Fire Safety Order 2005 and provides delegates with an understanding of how the FSP affects their buildings, themselves, staff and other relevant persons.
• Fire safety measures in buildings
This section of the course looks at preventive and proactive fire safety measures. It will provide delegates with an overview of the various fire safety features in buildings and what arrangements must be in place to ensure compliance with legislation and ensuring persons at risk remain safe.
• Emergency fire plan checklist
This part of the course looks at a manager’s emergency fire plan checklist. The checklist will assist managers in ensuring that they have appropriate fire safety measures and procedures in place when carrying out fire safety checks within their buildings.
• Understanding fire risk assessment processes and undertaking fire safety Audits
This session looks at the Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) process and details how fire risk assessors carry out FRAs. This session is not designed to help a delegate undertake an assessment, but will assist them in understanding the methodology employed. The session will provide guidance on how managers can carry out self-audits using the FRA produced for the premises.
• Fire evacuation overviews
This part of the course provides an overview of fire emergency procedures. It will look at various evacuation strategies and accounting methodologies. It will also examine the need to have robust procedures for those who at an additional risk.
• Fire emergency plans
This session looks at the specific requirements of a fire emergency plan. An organisations fire emergency plan is a requirement of the Fire Safety Order and should detail all of the arrangements in place to ensure occupants safety in the event of a fire.
All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance and various managers’ handouts.