Fire Awareness for Healthcare Workers

  • Duration: 2 hours

All health and care staff have a responsibility to comply with fire safety regulations to ensure a safe work environment. This course will provide an overview of all the information what will help you comply with fire safety regulation in a workplace setting and ensure you understand of your duties both as an employer and employee. You will also understand all the risks and how to effectively mitigate them to ensure the safety of yourself and everyone around you.


Course Contents

Module 1 – Introduction to Fire Safety

  • Main requirements
  • Employer’s Duties
  • Employee’s Duties
  • Legislation in respect to Fire Safety
  • Employee Training Requirements
  • Module Assessment

Module 2 – Fire Safety Arrangements

  • Elements of Fire
  • Classes of Fire
  • Common Causes of Fire
  • Fire Prevention
  • Good Practices
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Blankets
  • Module Assessment

Module 3 – Fire Safety Responsibilities

  • Specialist Fire Safety Advisor
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Role of Fire Co-ordinator (fire emergency/alarm role)
  • Role of Fire Warden
  • Reactive Fire Warden Duties
  • Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP)
  • Writing a PEEP
  • Module Assessment

Module 4 – Fire Evacuation Procedure

  • Fire Drills
  • Requirement of drills
  • General Emergency Evacuation Plan (GEEP)
  • Fire Safety Logbook
  • Module Assessment

References

http://www.firesafetylaw.co.uk/article-22-general-duties-of-employees-at-work/

http://www.cheshirefire.gov.uk/business-safety/your-responsibilities/information-for-employers

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/15111/guidance1enforcement2005.pdf

http://codered-fire.co.uk/guidance-and-advice/fire-warden-and-fire-marshal-role-and-responsibilities-at-work-duties/

https://www.firesafe.org.uk/fire-safety-logbook/

https://www.london-fire.gov.uk/media/1175/fire-evacuation-plan-template.pdf


 

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