How long does a fire marshal certificate last

How long does a fire marshal certificate last?

How long does a fire marshal certificate last?

How long does a fire marshal certificate last?

So how long does a fire marshal certificate last? This will depend on the the level of risk in your building and also the type of workplace.

This short article, will give you an idea of how often your fire marshals need fire training. We also look at fire drills so that you can practice your fire plans.

Some workplaces are considered to be high risk or have a high life risk. High risk buildings could include multi-storey buildings, those with multi occupancy and also those with highly flammable risks. Buildings or workplaces with  high life risks could include care homes, schools and also buildings with high occupancy.

All staff in a workplace should receive regular fire training. The content of the training should include the fire emergency plan and also regular fire drills. It may be sufficient for regular staff to have induction fire training, training every two to three years and two fire drills per month. However, fire marshals may need more frequent fire training.

How long does a fire marshal certificate last? A common question to our office

How long does a fire marshal certificate last? Many managers call us and ask for this advice. You can either email or call us for more information about your workplace. If you have had a fire risk assessment carried out by a professional assessor, they may have provided advice on fire training frequency. This advice is quite subjective but here is our recommendations:

Low risk building – Fire marshals trained every two to three years and they should also assist in at least one fire drill per year.

Medium risk building – Fire marshals trained every year or two years and they should also take part in one or two fire drills per year

High risk building – Fire marshals should be trained every year and take part in at least two fire drills per year.

For more advice on how long does a fire marshal certificate last, either call or email us now!

 

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