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Fire Marshal training

Course Aim

To ensure your employees can identify the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace. In addition, they will know how these risks can be effectively controlled. They will understand the legal duties required of an employer and an employee in order to comply with fire safety under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Benefits of Attending This Course

The UK economy loses hundreds of millions of pounds and thousands of jobs every year through preventable fires in the workplace and research shows 60 per cent of private businesses never fully recover from a blaze. That’s not to mention the resulting loss of life and injuries caused by fire. It is therefore crucial that your business meets all necessary fire safety regulations and that measures and appropriate staff training are in place to ensure correct procedures are followed if a fire occurs.

Who Should Attend ?

This course is ideal for anyone responsible for fire safety in any workplace. This includes Fire Marshals, Fire Wardens, Managers, Team Leaders, Heads of Department or Supervisors

Entry Requirements

No prior knowledge of fire safety is required to attend this course.

Accredited By

Highfield Qualifications.

Course Duration

7 hours

Assessment Method

20 multiple-choice questions.



Course Content

  • The requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
  • Legal duties of employers and employees with respect to fire safety in the workplace, under (RRFSO).
  • Penalties of non-compliance.
  • The common causes of fires in the workplace.
  • Elements of the fire triangle.
  • The costs to a business of workplace fires.
  • Identifying fire hazards.
  • How fire and smoke spread.
  • Controlling fire hazards.
  • Different methods of implement fire control methods.
  • Fire exits and providing a clear means of escape.
  • Fire detection and how and when to raise the alarm.
  • Managing the evacuation process.
  • Common fire-fighting systems.
  • How to extinguish fires.
  • When and how to use portable fire-fighting equipment.
  • The importance of fire risk assessments.
  • The stages of a fire risk assessment.
  • How and when to carry out fire safety inspections.
  • Maintenance and inspection of fire-fighting equipment and systems.
  • The duties and responsibilities of a fire marshal.
November 24
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cumbria Chamber of Commerce
3rd Floor Boroadacre House
Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8DA United Kingdom
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0845 226 0040
Cumbria Chamber of Commerce
0845 226 0040

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