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fire safety checks Contractors

Fire safety checks Contractors

Fire safety checks Contractors

Fire safety checks Contractors guide will help managers have a safer workplace and also comply with Fire law.

If “No” is answered to any of the questions below, then fire safety plans with contactors need to be looked at and also other advice is sought.

  • Are contractors and also their tools etc adequately managed in the workplace?
  • Does a plan relating to building contactors exist?
  • Is there a policy for communications between contractors and site occupiers?
  • Is there a “hot work permit” in place and also do staff know about it?
  • After contractors have left, are fire marshals and also other staff told to check areas for fire safety ?
  • Are contracted works fire risk assessed and also are contractors fire safety training checked before works start?
  • Are contractors covered in the fire risk assessment and also the fire emergency plan?

Fires in workplaces

Having contractors in a workplaces increases the risk of fire in a building. This is because of a number of reasons. These include; fire doors propped open to allow easy access, use of tools that create heat and also changing fire safety arrangement while works are completed.

Good plans and also procedures are needed in a workplace to ensure that risk is reduced. City Fire Training fire marshal courses and also other in house courses can cover this issue.

How to book fire training

Booking a course is so easy. Either email or call with the dates you want. Once a date is agreed, send invoicing details and agree out terms and conditions. The course is then booked!

The training team will contact managers a day or two before the training is due. They will discuss room layout, outside area needed (if required) and also arrival times etc.

Either call us or email us now to book your fire training!

fire marshal training November

Fire marshal training November

Fire marshal training November dates

Fire marshal training November dates are available for in house and off site courses. We have recently suspended open courses because of the Covid virus situation. However, we seeking new venues to host open courses and also provide live fire training.

In house and off site fire training

Courses can be provided as either non practical or with live fire training exercises. Both types of courses include a classroom session. Managers can ask for a live fire training session if they have an outside space.

Alternatively, managers can ask for training at off site location of their choice. However, they must select the venue themselves.

A suitable outside space is needed for live fire training exercises. It must be:

  • About five car parking spaces in size.
  • Not near air intakes and also flammable sources.
  • Not visible from a road and also not accessible by the public.
  • In an area owned or controlled by you. It can also be in area where you have permission for the practical exercises.

The trainers will carry out a risk assessment of the area. In very rare circumstances we may have to cancel the session due to extreme weather conditions.

Why pick us?

City Fire Training is an IFSM accredited fire training centre. This allows us to make changes to standard course and also include your plans, hazards and workplace circumstances.

Trainers are all ex-fire service with experience in fire training, fire safety inspections and also fire fighting!

Booking fire marshal training November dates

Booking courses with us is so easy! Either call us or email us with your preferred training date. Once we have agreed a date, we will ask for your details and also to agree our terms. When the info is sent, your course is booked.

We will need to know the following information: The address where the training will take place. An invoice address and also an order number if required by you, a contact name and number for trainers and also a list of names of attendees.

Fire risk assessments Corona virus

Fire risk assessments Corona virus

Fire risk assessments Corona virus

Fire risk assessments Corona virus – Update – We are not currently undertaking any fire risk assessments, however, will carry out a desk top assessment for existing clients. In addition, we will look at previous FRAs for new clients via a telephone consultation.

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fire safety checks visitors

Fire safety checks Visitors

Fire safety checks Visitors

This fire safety checks visitors guide will help managers. It will help ensure that they have good plans in place and also comply with fire law.

If “No” is answered to any of the next questions, then a change may be required. An upgrade to plans should also be carried out:

  • Are visitors required to sign in on arrival at the workplace?
  • Are visitors given a pass that shows the fire procedure?
  • Is there a plan in place to ensure the visitor understands the fire procedure?
  • Is a host allocated to the visitors so that there whereabouts are tracked?
  • Are hosts also able to confirm that the visitors have left the building in the fire alarm sounds?
  • In the fire alarm sounds, is there a sweep of the building in addition to a check of the visitor register?
  • Is the evacuation of visitors specifically covered in the fire emergency plan and also evacuation plans?
  • Is the evacuation of visitors practiced in fire drills?
  • Are receptionists trained about their fire safety role and the importance of signing in visitors?

Fire safety checks Visitors – more info

Since a fire alarm can operate at any time, good fire plans are needed in every workplace. The fire plan must include how to get visitors out safely and also to account for them.

Each workplace should have unique fire plans and not rely on a generic plan. City Fire Training provide fire training courses and can assist with visitor plans and also other fire plans.

Booking courses

Booking courses with CFT is so easy! Either email or call us for your preferred date. Once we have agreed a date, we will send a booking email and also our terms and conditions. Once we have the info we need and you have also agreed our terms – your course is booked.

Accredited fire marshal training

Accredited fire marshal training

Accredited fire marshal training

Accredited fire marshal training helps managers select the correct training package and also provider to ensure their staff get the right fire training.

There a number of accrediting bodies. These include Institute of fire safety for managers (IFSM), British Association of Fire Extinguishers (BAFE), Institute of Fire Engineers (IFE) and also Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).

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fire marshal training London cancellations

Fire marshal training London cancellations

Fire marshal training London cancellations

We have made fire marshal training London cancellations for all of our open courses. In addition, we have cancelled all fire extinguisher open courses.

Our team are still taking bookings for in house courses and also fire risk assessments. If these are booked and need to be cancelled as the virus situation escalates, we will offer a complete refund.


Full refunds are available for all persons who booked on a course and have now had to cancel. We will also be happy to transfer those booked onto the next available fire marshal training London courses.

fire marshal training London March

Fire marshal training London March

Fire marshal training London March

Fire marshal training London March 18th 2020. This course will be held at Southwark College and also includes a live fire extinguisher session. Places are limited on this course with only 12 spaces left.

The IFSM approves this fire marshal training London March course and also City Fire Training as an approved fire training centre. The programme is just three hours in duration and consists of five parts.

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