What is the best fire extinguisher type for your workplace?

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So what is the best fire extinguisher type for your workplace? This is a common question to our office from new businesses so here is a quick overview.

Workplaces should have at least one general purpose fire extinguisher for each 200 sq metres of floor space and also a minimum of two per floor. If the floor space is less 100 sq metres only one general purpose fire extinguisher type is required. So what is a general purpose fire extinguisher type? A general purpose fire extinguisher is either a water or foam fire extinguisher. They can be either jet or spray types. City Fire Training recommend that small workplaces / offices should select 3 Litre fire extinguishers as they are not too heavy for all staff.

Workplaces must also have other fire extinguishers to protect other risks. For example an office would have an appropriate number of carbon dioxide fire extinguishers. As a rough guide, an office may choose to place one CO2 fire extinguisher next to each general purpose fire extinguisher. A workplace with a commercial or large kitchen would also select a Wet Chemical fire extinguisher.

Dry Powder fire extinguishers may be found in boiler rooms but fire service advice generally dictates that they are not suitable for indoor areas.

An example of what fire extinguisher type for a medium size office

Our example here is a two storey office building with each floor having 700 sq metres of floor space. It has a car park attached to the building with space for ten cars. The building has a small sever room but no cooking facilities.

This building would have the 4 general purpose fire extinguishers on each floor. We would also recommend a 2 to 4 CO2 extinguishers per floor and one CO2 extinguisher situated in or outside the sever room (Dependent on size).

As a training company we would of course also recommend fire marshal and also fire extinguisher training!

We hope this fire extinguisher type article has been useful. If you want more information either call or email us.

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In house fire marshal training London

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In house fire marshal training London – Our staff training options

We offer approved in house fire marshal training London sessions. The course can be with or without live fire training. This three hour course can be carried out as morning and also afternoon programmes.

In house fire marshal training London courses can be changed to include your fire evacuation plans and also any risks you have in your building. In addition, we can talk about other content from your fire emergency plan. Each person finishing the course will get a training certificate and online training notes.

What does the in house fire marshal training London session include?

Our course is split into four parts. Any adapted course will also follow the same base programme.

Session one details fire law and also common causes of fire. Our trainers will find out what your staff know about the plans in your workplace.

Session two looks at classes of fire and also all types of fire extinguisher. You can also have a live fire session if you have a suitable outside space.

Session three deals with daily fire marshal duties. This includes fire emergency plans, hazard spotting, safety checks and also how to have fire drills.

Session four looks at the emergency role of fire marshals. We look at fire strategies, evacuating persons at different times of the day and also how to account for people. In addition, we discuss disabled evacuation of staff and visitors. Finally, we discuss general evacuation issues and have an open forum.

How to book in house fire marshal training London sessions

Booking an in house fire marshal training London session with us is so easy! Either call us or email with the dates you want. Once we have agreed a date, we will ask for some details and also ask you to agree our terms. Once you have sent us your details, your course is booked! Our trainer will call a day or so before your training date and discuss arrival times and room set up. It really is that easy to book training with us.

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Fire marshal courses London can be adapted to suit your needs

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Changing fire marshal courses London programmes to suit your organisation

Ever looked at courses and think they aren’t quite want you want? Our approved fire marshal courses London can be easily changed to suit your building needs. Our base fire marshal courses London programmes are split into four parts. This includes fire law and also common causes of fire. Classes of fire and also extinguishers. Next we look hazard spotting, safety checks and also drills. Finally, we look at evacuation and accounting for persons including those with disabilities.

So how can we change your fire marshal courses London sessions?

We recently provided an off site course for a charity for disadvantaged adults. Our course was enjoyed by all and they also found it beneficial. However, we thought we could do better, so suggested some changes!

The new look course includes shorter sessions on fire law but also an increased look at fires in flats. The classes of fire and types of extinguishers are based purely on their workplace circumstances. We have a larger hazard spotting session and safety check session but less on drills. Many of their sites operate a “Defend in place” strategy. Finally we discuss what to tell residents, why they should evacuate and where to.

If you have a suitable outside space we can also include live fire training exercises so you staff get to tackle real fires!

How do you book a nan adapted course for your staff

Either email us or call us with your requirements. We may be able to discuss some simple changes or we can come to your site to look at the building. We will prepare a new course based on your circumstances and fire plans. Remember all persons on the course will get a training certificate and online fire training notes after they finish the course.

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Fire warden courses London sessions for your staff

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Fire warden courses London programmes for your staff

So you need fire warden courses London programmes for your staff. We have a number of options including open courses, in house and also off site sessions. Our fire warden courses London are an ideal platform for your staff to learn about their fire safety role. As well as learning about fire law, fire extinguishers, fire drills, safety checks and also hazard spotting. We also discuss evacuation methods and accounting for all persons.

Why pick City Fire Training for your fire warden courses London programmes?

Our trainers are a highly experienced fire safety team. They have worked in the fire service and also industry as fire trainers and as assessors for several years. Our team know what inspecting fire officers look for during audits, so can make sure your organisation complies with the law.

We are also an approved fire training centre and our fire warden courses are accredited by a national fire industry group. The courses are all based on government, fire service and British Standard advice. Therefore you can be sure of great training.

We can provide references and also insurance details on request.

How to book fire warden courses for your staff

Booking fire warden courses for your staff is so easy. You can either call or email us with your preferred dates. Once we have agreed a date, we will ask for your details and also ask you to agree our terms and conditions. As soon as we have your details, your fire warden course is booked. It really is that easy.

A few days before your course, our trainer will contact you to make arrival arrangements at your site. If you have booked an open course we will send joining instructions with the course details. If you need any further information you can call us and we will be happy to help.

 

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Fire warden training London – some of the options!

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Some of our fire warden training course London solutions

So you have decided you need fire warden training course London programmes for your staff. Here are some of our options and also some advice on what might work best for your team!

Our open fire warden training London courses are held every month in Southwark, South London. We limit numbers to 20 persons per course but also sometime provide an “over-spill” course if we have more persons who need training. This fire warden training course London  will be great if you have just a few persons needing training and also want live fire training.

Our team also offer in house fire warden training course London programmes. We will train any number of fire wardens for one fee. If less than twenty persons attend each will get a training certificate and also online training notes. If you have more than twenty persons we provide a group training certificate. This course can include a live fire training session if you have a suitable outside space.

We also offer off site fire warden courses in London. You can either select our venue or one of your own. You will need to pay for any venue costs plus our training fee. We can also include a live fire training session if you select the correct venue.

In house and off site fire warden training course London courses are great if you have a new procedure or are a new organisation needing new ideas and fire plans.

How to book fire warden training London programmes for your staff

Booking fire warden training for your staff is so easy. Either call us or email us with your preferred dates and options. We will ask for some details and also agree our terms. Once we have your details your course is booked.

If you need more information about what is the best solution for your staff, call for a no obligation chat.

 

 

 

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School fire training is essential for all school staff

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So why do all staff in educational premises need school fire training? After all, most school have regular fire drills and they are carried really quickly!

School fire training needs to cover a range of issues not just fire drills. So what should your school fire training include? Classes of fire and also how to use fire extinguishers are a must know for all staff. Some other key staff will need to know what maintenance checks need to be carried out and also how often.

All school staff need to know the contents of the fire emergency plan. This is not just how to get out in an emergency, it is about all fire safety issues in the building. For example, all schools carry out fire drills during normal school days, but drills are also needed for breakfast and after school clubs. They are also required if the building is hired to third parties. Head teachers should also consider fire drills during break and lunch times to see how efficient their fire plan is.

Why train all staff though? We have teachers everywhere!! Some schools believe administration staff and catering staff may not need such comprehensive training. However, many administration departments and catering have regular contact with pupils, so must react immediately putting plans into place if a fire occurs.

School fire training course content

Our school fire training programme is specifically for educational premises. It is based on government, fire service and also British Standard advice. We also include types of fires in schools and how to use fire extinguishers. It covers fire law, fire emergency plans and also safety checks. We also look at hazard spotting and finally evacuation and accounting of all persons in the building. This includes
visitors, parents, disabled pupils and other persons, contractors etc.

For more details of our school fire training either call us or email.

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Who needs workplace fire extinguisher training?

Who needs workplace fire extinguisher training?

So who needs workplace fire extinguisher training? This is a common question on our fire marshal and also manager courses. The fire law requires responsible persons to have a fire emergency plan for their workplace. The content of the fire emergency plan should also be the basis for staff fire training.

Government guidance covers the contents of fire emergency plans for different types of workplace. Since each guidance note says that staff must know about fire fighting equipment in the workplace, the inference is clear! All staff should know about fire extinguishers in their workplace.

What should we teach staff about fire extinguishers?

City Fire Training are an approved fire training centre and also provide many different types of workplace course. Our accrediting body says our course is approved and it includes:

  • Classes and also types of fire
  • Different types of fire extinguishers
  • The best extinguisher for each type of fire and also other classes they can used on
  • A video presentation of the use of fire extinguishers or…
  • A live fire training session using a safe training rig and also our extinguishers

Of course you do not have to have outside trainers as long as the person delivering the training has sufficient knowledge, experience and expertise. Since our team have all worked for the fire service, we feel meet the criteria to give your staff great training!

How to book workplace fire extinguisher training with us

Booking workplace fire extinguisher training course with us is so easy. Either email us or call us with your dates. We will ask for some details and as soon as we have them, your fire extinguisher training is booked! It really is as simple as that to provide your staff with first class training.

Remember, all persons on the course get a training certificate and also online fire training notes.

 

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Fire marshal training Essex – In house and off site courses

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If your staff need fire marshal training Essex programmes, we can deliver in house and also off site training. Furthermore, we are an approved fire training centre and can change our course to include your plans.

Our in house fire marshal training Essex sessions can also include live fire training. You will need a suitable outside space and we can give details of what you need for this. Either call us or email us for live fire training details.

Off site courses can be run at a venue of your choice ( you will have to pay for the venue). Alternatively, we have some free availability in Colchester for some customers. Either call us or email us for details.

Marshal training Essex course content

First of all, we discuss fire law and also common causes of fire. The persons on the course will learn about classes of fire and also fire extinguishers. We can also provide a live fire training session if you have a suitable outside space. Next, we look at the role of a fire marshal. We discuss fire emergency plans, fire hazards and also fire drills. Finally we discuss evacuation, accounting for persons and disabled evacuation. For a full syllabus check out the link above.

All of our course team have worked for Essex Fire Service as industrial and commercial trainers. Your staff will get fire service style training for a fraction of their price. We will also try to beat any like for like quote from any other local fire training provider. Remember, we are an approved fire training centre and this course is accredited. Each person on the course gets a certificate and online training notes after finishing the course.

How to book fire marshal training Essex courses

Booking a course with us is so easy! Either call us or email us with your preferred dates. We will ask for your details and also agree our terms and conditions. Once we have your details, your course is booked! London courses.

 

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Welcome to our new City Fire Training blog page

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Welcome to the new City Fire Training blog page. You will find out about fire safety issues, recent fires and also our latest courses!

At City Fire Training we try to give you all the information you need to stay safe in your workplace and also your home. As an approved fire training centre we have a range of workplace fire safety courses that will help managers comply with the fire law. Since our programmes are workplace specific, you can be sure your staff will learn about risks and hazards that could be in their place of work.

City Fire Training – approved fire training centre

So what is an approved fire training centre? There are four recognised fire industry bodies that ensure that their members meet high standards. Our company is accredited with the Institute of Fire Safety Managers, a fire industry trade body that monitors suppliers of fire safety goods and services throughout the UK.

Our course programme has been viewed by our peers and judged excellent. Therefore, we know that your staff will great fire training that will help them reduce risk and increase safety where they work.

How to book City Fire Training for your workplace training

Booking a course with us is so easy! Either call us or email us with your preferred date. We have a large number of trainers so we should be able to provide training when you want it. We will ask for some details and also ask you to agree our terms. Once you have given us your details and also agreed our terms, Your course is booked! It really is that easy.

If you send us names before the training we will produce attendance certificates and give them out after completion. We will also forward online fire training notes to you too.

 

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