Fire Safety for Managers

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Fire Safety for Managers

Course Details
The Safety Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 and The Fire Services Act 1981 (2003) places responsibility upon the “person having control of premises to guard against the outbreak of fire and to ensure the safety of persons on the premises in the event of an outbreak of fire, insofar as is reasonably practicable whether such an outbreak has occurred or not”. This course will provide training to individuals who intend to take on the role of Fire Safety Manager / Deputy Fire Safety Manager within the workplace, enabling them to fulfill their role effectively.

Course Syllabus:

  • Theory of Combustion / Triangle of Fire
  • Classification of Fires
  • Classification of Hand Held Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Safety legislation
  • The Fire safety program
  • Fire Hazards – identification & control
  • Fixed Fire protection installations
  • Fire detection and alarm systems
  • First Aid Fire Fighting
  • Fire Incident Management
  • Emergency lighting
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Assisting the Fire Brigade
  • Management Responsibilities & Staff Training
  • Role of Fire Wardens / Fire Marshals
  • Legislation
  • Record Keeping & Fire Safety Register set up
  • Fire Program – Audit and Quality Improvement

Course Duration:
1 Day

Class size: 20

Cost: €1000

Certification:
All participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Refresher course is recommended every 2 years.