Most organisations have responsibilities under the different Acts or Regulations to manage fire, reduce the risk and ensure tenants know how to act in a fire risk situation.
On this course Delegates will learn about the causes of fire, fire spread and the risk of fire and the role of fire risk assessments, the key steps and good record keeping. It also covers many of the important pieces of legislation including guides and British Standards.
The course looks at the steps an organisation can take to prevent fire, rescue the likelihood that a fire will spread, the early warning systems available and the measures that can be taken to aid escape.
What the course covers
- Background to fire safety legislation, guides and standards
- The causes of fire and fire statistics
- Understanding fire
- The principles of fire risk assessment
- Documenting and reporting your findings
- Practical fire risk assessments
- Preventing fire, tenant management and reducing fire risk
- Protecting against fire spread and early warning.
- Dealing with fire safety issues and enforcement
Who should attend
Our course is for staff of local authorities and housing associations, estate inspectors, administrative staff, customer service officers, staff involved in customer relations and repairs ordering, tenancy officers, project workers and caretakers.
This course would also be useful for tenant representatives and enforcement officers who want an introduction to fire safety.
Length of course
1 day - 9.30am to 4.30pm
In house at your premises or see our calendar for public courses
£295 to attend the public course, or for groups of 8 or more, please enquire about an in-house course
Fire Safety Awareness
Upkeep’s courses have been developed by, and with industry experts.
All of our tutors have current or recent professional industry experience which means that you are learning from professionals with a great level of experience and skills.
We currently hold all of our scheduled courses in London, but are planning to start delivery in the midlands.
If you can’t make it to London, we can come to you with a bespoke training package tailored to meet your needs and those of your organisation. Get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 0208 123 0804.