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Fire Safety Training

Our Fire Safety training courses are delivered by Fire Safety Professionals with practical experience providing insight into fire behaviour and fire safety measures, action in the event of fire and improving fire safety culture to ensure you meet legal obligations as will be identified in your Fire Risk Assessment.

  • IOSH Fire Safety for Managers Course

    This one day course aims to provide a higher level of training for Managers and Supervisors who are responsible for the Fire Safety of their respective properties. The course will include all aspects of the roles and responsibilities of the Managers to assist them with the knowledge they require to carry out the daily, weekly, monthly and annual fire safety checks and will also include the Fire Risk Assessment documentation. Generally carried out in the client’s workplace or at the ACT Safety Training Offices in Glasgow for groups of up to 12 students. It is covered in one day

     

    Who the course is for:

    • Anyone in a management or supervisory role who requires an awareness of fire safety.

     

    Why it works:

    • Designed for managers and supervisors in any sector and in any organisation worldwide
    • Provides the knowledge and tools required to tackle fire safety issues
    • Flexible delivery options to suit your business – the course only takes one day to complete
    • Efficient and effective learning – fire basics are covered in a single programme

     

    What to expect:

    • Memorable, thought-provoking facts and case studies from across the globe
    • Modules backed by clear examples and recognisable scenarios
    • Summaries to reinforce key points
    • Checklists and other materials that you can take back to the workplace to manage fire safety issues
    • Practical exercise based on the operations of a real business
    • Successful delegates are awarded an IOSH Fire Safety for Managers certificate

     

    Top 5 business benefits:

    Fire Safety for Managers will help your organisation:
    • minimise fire risk in the workplace
    • improve your fire safety culture
    • activate staff involvement to improve the workplace
    • achieve an internationally recognised and respected certification for managers and supervisors
    • enhance its reputation within the supply chain.

     

    Top 5 delegates benefits:

     

    By attending this course, you’ll be able to:

    • integrate fire safety as part of day-to-day management
    • understand your responsibilities for fire prevention
    • assess fire risks
    • measure your own performance
    • adopt fire safety good practice.

    Module 1Employers responsibilities Module 2Fire and Fire Safety Measures Module 3Assessing Fire Risks Module 4Creating a Fire Safety Culture
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    Duration One Day
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179
  • Fire Warden/ Fire Marshal Course

    This half day course aims to provide Fire Safety instruction for managers/supervisors and those with additional responsibilities for implementing and maintaining fire safety management procedures in the workplace, in order to ensure:

    • The safety of your colleagues and customers.
    • Your own safety.
    • Adequate protection for the workplace.
    • As required by the Fire Service, and is identified in your fire risk assessments.

    Objectives


    • To gain an insight to fire and fire behaviour.
    • To eradicate fire hazards before they cause actual fires.
    • To play and active part in the safety of all persons in the event of an emergency situation.
    • To extinguish fires, in their incipient stages whilst ensuring the safety of yourself and others, where time permits.

    Agenda covered


    • Legislation
    • Statistics
    • Chemistry of combustion/ Methods of Fire Spread
    • The Effects of Heat and Smoke
    • The role of a Fire Warden and Fire Marshal
    • Causes of Fire in the Workplace
    • Fire Prevention
    • Evacuation Procedure
    • Evacuation Drills and System Testing
    • Action taken on discovering fire
    • Fire Classifications
    • Correct types of Fire Extinguishers

    Included


    • Numerous graphics
    • Videos
    • Optional Practical fire extinguisher session using our gas training rig (see 3.5)
    • Assessment
    • Certificates to the successful students

    Module 1Fire Fighting Appliances Module 2Fire Law Module 3Fire Awareness Module 4Fire Evacuation Module 5Evacuation Procedures Module 6Role of the Fire Warden/Marshal
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    Duration Three and a half hours
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179
  • Fire Awareness Course

    This shorter course aims to provide Fire Safety instruction for all employees to assist them with their safety and their colleagues safety in the event of a fire situation. The course will demonstrate what to do if they discover a fire and how to evacuate themselves and others from the building:

    Aims

    This course aims to provide Fire Safety information for all staff members, in order to ensure:
    • The safety of your colleagues and customers.
    • Your own safety.
    • Adequate protection for the workplace.
    • As required by the Fire Service, and is identified in your fire risk assessments.

    Objectives

    • To gain an insight to fire and fire behaviour.
    • To eradicate fire hazards before they cause actual fires.
    • To play and active part in the safety of all persons in the event of an emergency situation.

    Agenda covered

    • Legislation
    • Statistics
    • Chemistry of combustion/ Methods of Fire Spread
    • The Effects of Heat and Smoke
    • Causes of Fire in the Workplace
    • Fire Prevention
    • Evacuation Procedure
    • Evacuation Drills and System Testing
    • Action taken on discovering fire
    • Fire Classifications
    • Correct types of Fire Extinguishers

    Included

    • Numerous graphics
    • Videos

    Module 1Fire Fighting Appliances Module 2Fire Law Module 3Fire Awareness Module 4Fire Evacuation Module 5Evacuation Procedures
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    Duration Two hours
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179
  • Practical Fire Extinguisher Course

    This short 1 hour course and can be added to Fire Warden/Fire Marshal and Fire Awareness courses to allow the employees to get “Hands-on” experience with the fire extinguishers and fire blanket while using our gas fired demonstration units. We are covering the following topics:

    Guidance on each of the following fire extinguishers:

    • Water fire extinguisher
    • Foam fire extinguisher
    • CO2 fire extinguisher
    • Dry powder fire extinguisher
    • Wet chemical fire extinguisher
    • Water mist fire extinguisher
    • Fire blanket

    • Each type of fire extinguisher is on display and full details of each appliance is given to the group
    • Manual handling safety is discussed
    • The safe use and limitations of each appliance is shown by the trainers
    • Particular hazards that may occur when using the appliances are demonstrated
    • We use several variations of a gas training rig and simulate different types of incidents using live fire. Students are asked to react and extinguish each type of fire with the appropriate appliance
    • We light a chip pan and demonstrate the fire being extinguished by using a fire blanket. The students are given the opportunity to use the fire blanket on a live chip pan fire
    • A full question and answer session is carried out at the end of the session to ensure each student is fully knowledgable on each of the fire extinguishers and fire blanket

    Module 1Discussion and “hands-on” for each of the fire extinguishers and fire blanket Module 2Demonstration of each appliance Module 3Students operate each appliance (where possible) on a real fire situation Module 4Practical demonstration and student use of the fire blanket on a chip pan fire
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    Duration One hour
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179
  • Disabled Evacuation Course

    This half day course is designed to give Managers and Employees a full understanding of all types of disabilities and the actions to take to assist those persons with a disability to evacuate from a building in the event of a fire alarm or fire. We will cover the PEEPs form and demonstrate the use of the Evacuation Chair.

    Aims

    • This ½ day course aims to provide information to those responsible for dealing with persons who have a disability in the workplace or those visiting a workplace.

    Objectives

    • Explain the ineffectiveness of some of the conventional means of escape measures for persons who have problems with their mobility, vision, hearing and/or those with learning difficulties or mental health problems

    Presentation

    • Legal reasons in relation to persons with a disability at the workplace
    • Moral reasons for dealing with persons with a disability
    • PEEP’s (Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan)

    Types of disability including:

    • Sensory impairments, such as hearing or sight
    • Impairments that fluctuate or recur
    • Progressive impairments
    • Organ specific conditions
    • Developmental disorders
    • learning disabilities
    • Mental health conditions
    • Mobility issues

    Module 1The Law Module 2Moral, Legal and Financial reasons Module 3PEEPs Module 4Different types of evacuation methods Module 5Practical use of an Evac Chair
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    Duration Half day
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179
  • Advanced Fire Risk Assessment for Properties and Facilities

    The IOSH Advanced Fire Risk Assessment for Properties and Facilities Course is designed for the more experienced Health and Safety Managers who wish to gain a higher level of knowledge of the Fire Risk Assessment process. The course is delivered over 3 days and will deal with the full process of carrying out fire risk assessments in a variety of premise types. There is a lengthy assessment to be carried out at the end of the course along with each student tasked to carry out a Fire Risk Assessment of their particular workplace using our format, which is to be completed within two weeks of the course and e mailed to us for marking…

    Element 1 – Fire Safety Foundations
    Element 2 – Principles of Fire and Explosion
    Element 3 – Causes and Prevention of Fire
    Element 4 – Fire Protection in Buildings
    Element 5 – Safety of People in the Event of Fire
    Element 6 – Fire Risk Assessment
    Element 7 – Course Assessment – Q&A Session – Summary

    Please note that this course will require 3 full days and that the attendees will be required to have a basic knowledge of Health and Safety and Fire Safety to gain the full potential of this course. If you require any additional information please contact us directly.

    Module 1Fire Safety Foundations Module 2Principles of Fire and Explosion Module 3Causes and Prevention of Fire Module 4Fire Protection in Buildings Module 5Safety of People in the Event of Fire Module 6Fire Risk Assessment Module 7Course Assessment – Q&A Session – Summary
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    Duration 3 days
    Price Contact us for cost
    Any questions? 0141 374 2179