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Staff fire marshal training – So who needs it?

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Staff fire marshal training

Staff Fire marshal training will be needed for all persons who help put the fire emergency plan into place. The Fire Safety Order requires a workplace to have a fire evacuation plan and also enough trained persons to put the plan into action when needed!

On every course we are asked “So how often do we need to do this training?”. The frequency of fire marshal training will depend on the level of risk in a place of work, so is not a question that has a generic answer.

Fire marshals in workplaces that are high risk will need more frequent staff  fire marshal training, perhaps every year or so or even more often. This will include places such as residential care homes, schools and buildings with a high life risk. Smaller premises with fewer staff may not be high risk so less frequent training will be ok.

What do fire marshals need to be taught?

There a number of different government workplace fire guides. They offer different advice since different types of workplace have different types of risk!

All fire marshals should know the content of their fire emergency plan. They will need to be aware of all fire evacuation plans. There may be a number plans for various times of the day. For example; there will need to be a plan for regular work times and also one for out of regular hours. A building may even need plans for lone workers and also persons who enter the building late at night such as cleaners.

They will need to be taught how to open doors safely and also how to identify which detector may have operated. This could help persons discover the exact location of a fire. Remember most fires will be small in the early stages so the location may not be obvious.

In summary fire marshal need to know:

  • Details of the fire emergency plan
  • Also the different evacuation plans in the building including arrangements for disabled persons
  • Learn how to open doors safely
  • How to identify which detector has operated so the location of the fire can be established

How to book staff fire marshal training

Booking staff fire marshal training with us is so easy! Either call us or email with your preferred dates. We will send a booking email and ask you to agree our terms. Once we have your details, your course is booked!

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Fire marshal duties and responsibilities

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What are your Fire marshal duties and responsibilities?

What are our fire marshal duties and responsibilities? This is a common question we are asked on our courses and also in calls to our offices. This guide will tell what you need to know about fire marshal duties and responsibilities.

Fire safety law

Fire law requires responsible persons of places of work to plan for  fires in their building and also to have enough persons to put the plan into place. These persons are called fire marshals and also fire wardens.

Fire marshals need fire training and it should be carried out regularly. The law does not say how often fire marshals must be trained. The amount of training is based on the level of risk in the premises.

What duties do fire marshals have?

Government fire safety booklets give advice on how fire marshals can help managers keep a building safe. This includes daily duties and also what to do in an emergency.

Non emergency duties:

  • Carry out daily checks of escape routes and also check fire exit doors.
  • Check fire panel for any fire alarm faults and report them if found.
  • On going check for hazards and also any fire safety breaches ie wedging open doors.
  • Helping with weekly fire alarm tests. They can assist with ensuring the alarm is loud enough and also to see if automatic fire doors shut / security doors open when the alarm sounds
  • Helping with monthly emergency lighting flick tests
  • Carrying out fire drills or also acting as observers during them
  • Reporting to a manager of their possible absence so replacements can takeover their role

Emergency duties

  • Put the fire evacuation plan into place
  • This could involve a roll call or sweep system
  • Assisting evacuation buddies after search has been completed
  • Shutting all doors and windows while carrying out search of premises
  • Reporting to the person in charge that their area or floor is clear

How to book fire marshal training

Booking a course with us is so easy! Either call or email us with your fire marshal training needs. This can be places on open courses and also in house fire marshal training. Once we have agreed a date and you have answered our questions and agreed our terms. Your course is booked!
 

 

 

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In house fire marshal training

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In house fire marshal training options

Our in house fire marshal training can be run as an off the peg or adapted session. This course is an approved fire marshal course and we can either change it to include your plans or offer advice based on your workplace risk.

Our course fee is for any number of persons, so this can work out as excellent value for money. The course can delivered as a morning, afternoon and also as an evening session. We can also include a live fire training session if you have a suitable outside space.

In house fire marshal training content

Here is a suggested content for an in house fire marshal training session:

First of all we will discuss fire law, common causes of fire in your type of workplace and also find out what your staff know about their fire plans. Next we would discuss types of fire and the fire extinguishers in your building. It would include safety tips and either an extinguisher video or live fire session. Next we look at hazard spotting and can also include actual risks from your building. We also look at what fire safety checks are needed and fire drills. Finally, we look the emergency role of fire marshals. This includes accounting and evacuating persons, fire emergency plans and disabled plans.

How to book in house fire marshal training sessions

Boking a training course with us is so easy. Either email us or call us with your preferred dates. If these are available we will provisionally book your course. We will then ask for some details and also ask you to agree our terms. Once we have your details and you have agreed our terms you training is booked.

If you need more advice or want more information call us now!

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Fire training Essex options

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Fire  training Essex options

Our fire marshal training Essex options can help you pick great training for your staff. We off in house, off site and also some open fire marshal training Essex courses.

So why pick us for fire marshal training? Well… our company is an approved fire training centre who also offer accredited fire courses. As an approved centre we can also alter our course to include your fire plans and include specific risks found in your workplace into the fire training.

In addition to being an approved fire training centre, all of our trainers have worked for the fire service delivering this course. We produced this course for the Essex Fire Service, so you get fire service style training for a fraction of the cost.

Persons taking this course will get a training certificate and also online training notes after completing the training.

Course content

Session 1 includes fire law, common causes of fire and also case histories.
Session 2 includes classes of fire and also types of extinguishers. We can add a live fire training session if you have an outside space.
Short break
Session 3 looks at fire emergency plans, hazard spotting, safety checks and also fire drills.
Session 4 is about daily and also emergency duties of fire marshals.

How to book fire marshal training Essex sessions

Booking a fire training session with us is so easy! Simply decide on the dates you would like and the either call or email us with them. Once we have agreed a date we will ask for some of your details. This includes where the training will take place, who to invoice and also ask you to agree our terms and conditions. As soon as we have heard back from you, your course is booked!

If you need more information about how we can help either call or email us now!

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Fire marshal training legal requirements

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What are your fire marshal training legal requirements?

So what are your fire marshal training legal requirements? Fire law requires persons in charge of fire safety in a building to have an evacuation plan in the event of a fire. The law also requires that person to have sufficient number of trained personnel to put the plan into place.

The frequency of fire marshal training will be based on the level of risk in the building. This can be found out by carrying out a fire risk assessment in the place of work. Places of work where there is a high life risk such as a care homes would need training more often than a small ground floor shop with a small amount of floor space.

Even though fire deaths in places of work are uncommon, regular fire training of fire marshals is required. You may need additional fire marshal training if you have shift work or also a high turnover of staff. The following list provides a rough guide to fire marshal training frequency:

Places with sleeping accommodation such as care homes and also hotels – annual fire training
Large buildings where members of the public gather – annual training
Buildings that offer healthcare and also where disabled persons visit – annual fire training
Buildings such as schools, colleges, nurseries and also universities – annual fire training
Premises with large numbers of persons or high risk – annual fire training
Smaller buildings such as offices, small retail units or also small low risk units – fire training every two or three years.

Fire marshal training – How can we help?

We provide fire marshal training throughout the United Kingdom. Our three hour courses are approved training sessions and also are one fee for any number of staff. Our fire marshal training course can be changed to include your plans and risks if you need in house training.

Booking a course with us is so easy. Either email us or call us with your preferred dates. Once we have agreed a date we ask for some details and also ask you to agree our terms. Once we have your details your course is booked!

Fire risk assessments

You can also have us carry out a fire risk assessment and then provide fire marshal training. We can tthen discuss any issues that we have to help all persons understand about fire safety.

 

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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 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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