For employers that are concerned that the safety of their property and staff, this course is designed to provide you with roles and duties with regards to fire safety. We provide information to prepare them to verify that adequate measures are in place to prevent fires from occurring.
Unlike other safety courses, we empower the team to detect a fire should it occur and enable all occupants of the building to be efficiently and safely evacuated.
Learn Basic Fire Fighting Training in Uganda. Our firefighting awareness course for workplace environments includes prevention techniques as well as information on how to put out fires.
Gain knowledge in fire safety and prevention, fighting a fire by recognizing user and equipment limitations, the fundamentals of fires, types of fire extinguishers, and the proper handling of the fire extinguisher. It is suitable for all members of staff and is particularly good for persons that have not received fire before as well as serving as an essential refresher.
Fire Safety Management at a Workplace is very key for the safety of employees, and the organizational property. The management of fire risks is a fundamental responsibility for every employer.
For many employers, it is possibly their primary occupational safety and health requirement. A serious fire could destroy a business, but it could also result in the deaths of many innocent people.
Effective fire management is a staged process. The stages are logical and small steps can effectively reduce the risks. Close cooperation between workers, employers, and governments is essential for the successful prevention and control of fire at the workplace.
Fighting against the risk of fire
Knowing how to make a fire prevention plan
- Characteristics of fire
- Components of fire
- Types of combustion
- Influencing factors
- Classification of fires
- Extinguishing agents
- Fire extinguishers
- Procedures to follow in case of fire (Staff evacuation)
- Risk assessment
- Preventing fire hazards
- Alarm and alert
- Understanding Extinguishing Means
- Following Emergency & Security Instructions
- Safe Storage
What will I be able to do?
One of the major objectives of this training is to provide the right skills necessary for workplace fire safety management and prevention.
At the end of the course the participants will:
- Understand the requirements and guidance documents for Means of Escape requirements for Existing Organizations or Factories
- Have knowledge and understanding of why these Means of Escape requirements are necessary to ensure that people can safely evacuate the building in the event of a fire. We will consider this from a first principle approach.
- Be familiar with some of the more common problems that you are likely to come across during workplace safety inspections and evacuation protocols.
The Fire Safety Training Course is designed to cover the different key topics as well as to raise awareness of fire hazards in the workplace. Participants are equipped with skills on how to act safely in the event of an emergency fire situation, including selecting & using the correct fire extinguisher. The course is also designed to train staff in your fire safety procedures, emergency exits, and how to respond to the different categories of fires.
Our fire safety training has a duration of at least 2 days with a ratio of 40% theory to 60% practical. These may include PowerPoint presentations, group exercises, breakout sessions (discussions), videos, and practical fire safety and prevention simulations. Participants will extinguish fires with the use of a fire extinguisher, they will also evacuate a building guided by procedure and alert others as recommended.
How Often Should Businesses Provide Fire Safety Training?
Fire safety training should start with induction training on the first day and continue in the form of regular refresher training. It’s important to keep knowledge up to date and front of mind, too.
At least once a year provide refresher fire safety training sessions to make sure that they remain familiar with the fire safety arrangements for the workplace and are reminded of the action to be taken if there is a fire.
Training should be more frequent if:
- You have a high turnover of staff
- Your people are responsible for the safety of hotel guests, vulnerable residents, or patients
- There is a high risk of fire.
What about responsible team members?
Any members of staff who have particular responsibilities in respect of fire safety management – that’s supervisory or specialist roles as listed below, should receive detailed instruction in their duties and refresher training every 6 months.
Who Needs More Regular Training?
- Health and Safety Officers
- Kitchen staff
- Engineering and maintenance staff
- Department heads
- Fire marshals or fire wardens
- Firefighting teams in large workplaces
- Floor supervisors
- Central control room staff
- Security staff (including night security patrols)
- Caring staff
- Hotel staff.
The Fire Safety Management Course is designed to provide employers, workers, and their representatives, as well as others with roles and duties with regards to fire safety.
After the training, they can verify that adequate measures are in place to prevent fires from occurring, to detect a fire should it occur.
They will also be able to enable all occupants of the building to be efficiently and safely evacuated.
By discussing fire safety in buildings, participants will learn fire prevention and mitigation, detection and alarm, evacuation routes, separation zones and compartmentation, access to fire brigades – firefighting facilities virtual building visits we shall also cover emergency action plans covering typical fire emergency action plan content, looking at fire emergency action plan (EAP) templates, and a final test.