Fire Awareness

Fire awareness training is a legal requirement for all staff in UK organisations.

  1. Training
    Time:
    Half-day
    Morning session (9:30am to 1pm)
    Afternoon session (2pm to 5.30pm)

    Location:
    Your practice or a neighbouring practice

    Course description:
    Fire Awareness Training is a legal requirement for all staff in UK organisations. A requirement of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for England and Wales, the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and the associated Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006 as well as The Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010.

    This on-site training course will ensure compliance and inform you about: fire hazards, the nature of fire and how it spreads, the law and certain obligations required to comply with it plus requirements for emergency procedures. It will provide you with a greater awareness and understanding of the threat posed by fire and explain legislation and its implications for employers and employees. It will also define your responsibilities in the prevention of an outbreak of fire and what action to take if fire occurs.

    Objectives:
    Gain the ability to:
    • List the hazards of fire
    • Describe the nature of fire and how it spreads
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the law and certain obligations required to comply with it
    • Demonstrate an understanding of emergency procedures
    Course outline:
    The Health and Safety Trainer will make a presentation to inform you about fire awareness. There will also be a practical element and Q&A part to aid understanding.

    Who should attend:
    Managers, team leaders and front line staff.

    Price:
    15 people maximum per training course
    Half-day: £400 + VAT
    Full-day: £650 (price for 2 half-day courses together) + VAT

    Booking:
    Book via Practice Index for this discounted rate.

    Course delivered by:
    Safesmart

    About the trainer:
    Safesmart work with NHS Trusts, Hospitals and many GP practices across the UK making compliance with current safety laws and CQC requirements easier and more efficient. Fully qualified Health and Safety Trainers, Consultancy and Smartlog health and safety management software. A Practice Index Approved GP Practice Supplier.

    Please note: If the aforementioned trainer is not available on the day, a suitable replacement trainer will be supplied. For remote parts of the UK, additional travel costs maybe incurred. If so, this will be made clear to you before you book the training.