Do your staff know the contents of their fire emergency plan?


All workplaces should have a fire emergency plan. It will be developed based on the type of workplace, work practices, the level of risk and the significant findings of the fire risk assessment.

The content of the fire emergency plan should include:

  • Action on discovering a fire – Consider providing advise for discovering small and large fires
  • Warning if there is a fire – details of the fire alarm system and what to do  when you hear it
  • Calling the fire brigade – arrangements for calling the fire brigade at all material times
  • Evacuation of the premises including those particularly  at risk – The fire evacuation plans for regular staff, disabled persons, visitors, persons working in high risk areas, persons working alone etc
  • Power and process isolation – How to shut off dangerous equipment / kitchen appliances etc
  • Places of assembly / roll call – Details of the assembly point(s) – Where is it, who is in charge / Evacuate to disperse policy?
  • Liaison with the emergency services – Who meets them and where (what will the person where to make them identifiable?)
  • Identification of key escape routes – The plan drawing detailing where all escape routes are located
  • Firefighting equipment provided – This will include fire extinguishers, fire blankets(?), suppression systems, sprinklers, dry risers etc
  • Specific responsibilities in the event of a fire – Detail the fire plan responsibilities  of key personnel and what all staff must do
  • Training required – The frequency and type of training for all persons, also the training required by persons with key duties in the fire evacuation plan
  • Provision of information to relevant persons – Ensuring that this plan is available to all staff, that staff receive regular updates and training, passing this plan and significant findings to other stakeholders in a premises

This plan and fire evacuation plan can be produced by our fire safety consultants and delivered to your staff on our general staff fire training courses, fire marshal courses and other in house fire training programmes.

Call City Fire Training for more details.

Open fire marshal courses in London and off-site tailored programmes


City Fire Training Ltd have released new open fire marshal courses in London programmes. The next available courses are both morning programmes and will be held on 27th March and 28th April 2015.

Afternoon programmes are currently available for companies seeking off-site fire training courses including practical fire extinguisher training exercises.

Check out our new fire training promo video


City Fire Training Ltd have a new You tube fire training channel. Take a look at our first video which can be viewed on City Fire Training website homepage.

The video was taken from a fire warden course in London last week for a well known private hospital group.

 

Did you know that City Fire Training can produce videos with your companies fire emergency plan and fire evacuation plans! This short sharp videos can help all staff understand the procedures in a quick simple message. Call our team for details now!

Fire warden training in Essex, fire extinguisher training in Essex and a few other courses!!


City Fire Training provide fire training in Essex and have a  number of fire training courses available for companies and organisations based in Essex. Here is a quick overview of our fire training services:

Fire warden training Essex – We provide in house and open fire warden courses in Essex. Half day and full day formats available. Our open fire warden courses Essex programme is carried out in Colchester and other large towns and cities.

Fire marshal training Essex – We are also available to provide in house fire marshal courses in Essex and can tailor them to suit specific workplace types. Open fire marshal training in Essex courses are held in conjunction with a local first aid provider.

Fire extinguisher training in Essex – We provide on-sire practical fire extinguisher training. Our in house fire extinguisher courses in Essex will help managers meet their statutory fire safety responsibilities and duties.

Care home fire training in Essex – Our care home fire training Essex programme is provided as in house training programmes. Our course includes fire awareness, fire extinguishers, delayed, progressive horizontal and full evacuation info, types of incident, monitored fire drills (subject to numbers), care home fire procedures, moving vulnerable persons.

School fire training in Essex – Our fire training for school staff course in Essex can be delivered as part of an inset day programme, twilight session, early starter training as part of a normal training day. based on government guidance, we also provide ECFRS guidance on fires in schools.

Fire safety on construction sites in Essex – We provide fire training on construction sites in Essex. The course is based on HSE and British Standard recommendations. Courses can include a practical fire extinguisher session subject to practical fire extinguisher exercise site survey.

Fire evacuation chair training in Essex – We provide fire evacuation chair training for many types of organisations including the Fire Service. Yes!! We have provided fire evacuation chair training to fire service staff to rescue disabled persons from their fire stations and buildings. For details of evacuation chair courses in Essex – call our team now.

 

 

Fire marshal training in London – new open course date


City Fire Training have released a new date for their fire marshal training in London programme.

Their will be two half day fire marshal courses in London held on 19th June 2014 in Commercial Street, Aldgate East.

Each attendee will join in with discussions on fire safety, accounting for persons during a fire emergency and have the opportunity of tackling small fires with fire extinguishers.

If you are unable to attend, you can book us to provide in house fire marshal courses London. We do not place any limit on the number of staff on our in house fire warden training London sessions.

Why do fire wardens and fire marshals need more fire training?


There is a requirement for all staff to receive regular fire training. They should be taught the contents of the fire emergency plan. This will include what to do if they discover a fire, what to do if they hear an alarm, details of the fire alarm, details of fire fighting equipment, accounting procedures, the importance of fire doors, how to operate fire alarm call points, fire doors etc.

Fire wardens and fire marshals must also know this essential information but will also need to know more details of the fire evacuation strategy, how fires start and behave in buildings, how persons react to fires in buildings, how to marshal persons to a place of safety, arrangements for disabled persons or other persons with reduced mobility. They may also be required to assist with updating fire emergency plans, fire evacuation plans, simple staff fire training, implementing  and debriefing fire drills etc.

All of these issues are covered in City Fire Training fire marshal courses in London. Our courses can be delivered as in house fire warden training London programmes, on-site fire warden training in London or as open fire marshal training London programmes at our training venue in East London.

 

For more details of fire marshal courses London, fire extinguisher courses in London etc – Click these links now!