Calling the fire service

Calling the Fire service – fire safety checks

Calling the fire service – fire safety checks

Calling the fire service is the next fire safety check list for managers. Check the following questions so that you can decide if your plans satisfy guidance.

Where “No” is answered to any of the questions a review of arrangements is required. They may also be a need to get more staff training.

  • Are the fire service called immediately the fire alarm sounds and also a fire has been confirmed? Check local advice for schools, intelligent fire alarms, places that provide sleeping accommodation.
  • Has a delay calling the fire brigade for an investigation of the fire alarm activation been formally agreed with the Fire Service? Also, has this been addressed in the fire risk assessment?
  • Are there facilities, either inside or outside the workplace for calling the fire service?
  • Is there a specifically designated person who calls the fire service? Also, is there a deputy designated to cover in the event of their absence?
  • Where there is an automatic means of calling the fire service, is there also a plan for a designated person to make an additional manual call?
  • Is the location of the place where the call is made safe?
  • Are staff aware of the Fire Service “Unwanted fire signal” policy and also, is this covered in training sessions?

Fire marshal course training

This issue is covered in most fire marshal courses. Be sure that how to summon the fire brigade is covered in all training sessions. Also include who calls before and after regular workplace hours.

City Fire Training fire marshal training covers calling the fire brigade. This 3 hour IFSM accredited course can be changed to cover your procedures and also plans.

All of the trainers have fire service experience and also further work in the fire safety industry.

How to book fire training

Booking fire training with us is so easy. Either call us or email us with the date you want. Once we have agreed a date, we have your invoice info and also you have agreed our terms – your course is booked!

Either email us now or call us now to book your course.

fire safety checks Disabled persons

Fire safety checks Disabled persons

Fire safety checks Disabled persons

Fire safety checks Disabled persons guide will help managers decide whether they have suitable arrangements for disabled staff and also disabled visitors.

Where “No” is answered to any of the questions below, a review of arrangements is needed so all persons are safe in the building.

  • Can people with all types of disability including temporary disability be warned of fire in the workplace?
  • In addition, can all persons with disabilities be evacuated in the fire event of a fire alarm operation?
  • Are all persons accounted for in the event of a fire?
  • Do plans and policies relating to fire safety for disabled persons exist?
  • Are disabled staff and visitors specifically covered in the fire risk assessment?
  • Are all staff aware of the fire plans relating to disabled persons and also their role in it?
  • Where special equipment to assist with disabled evacuation is provided, has training been given in its use?

Fire training and fire risk assessments

Our fire training and fire risk assessments cover disabled evacuation, so will help managers ensure they comply with fire law.

IFSM approved courses will help fire marshals and also disabled fire buddies understand their role.

PAS 79 fire risk assessments will ensure that the building has adequate disabled fire procedures and plans. Plans and policies need to reflect the risk in the building, so we can advise you on what is needed.

Trainers and assessors

Our fire trainers and also assessors have all worked for the fire service. They have all been to the Fire Service College to study fire safety.

The team all have more than thirty years with the Fire Service. They have worked in training and also fire safety units. The company is also an approved fire training centre. This means we can change your course to include your plans and also procedures.

Booking courses and assessments

Booking courses and assessments is so easy! Either call us or email us now with your preferred dates. Once we have agreed a date, we will ask for details and also for you to agree our terms. Once we have your details, your service is booked! It really is so easy.

After we have booked assessment with you, we will also ask for some records. This will include fire alarms, emergency lighting, extinguishers, wiring etc.

in house fire training

In house fire training

In house fire training

In house fire training is convenient for staff and also managers. It helps ensure that staff are away from work for the minimum amount of time.

In house fire marshal and also general staff training can be adapted to include workplace plans and procedures. This means that you workplace course is bespoke to your building and circumstances.

So what will the course is include? The course will include fire law, caused of fire and also fire extinguishers in your building. In addition, hazard spotting, fire safety maintenance and safety checks will be covered. The programme covers fire emergency plans and also the non-emergency and emergency duties of fire marshals.

The trainers

All of the trainers have spent at least thirty years in local authority fire brigades. Their roles include firefighting operations, fire safety, emergency planning and also training departments. The company is an accredited Institute of Fire safety for Managers training centre. This means your course can be adapted with your specific plans.

Live fire training exercises

Live fire training exercises can be included on in house training courses. A suitable outside space is needed. It must be away from a main road, not near flammable sources or in takes. The space must also not be assessable by the public.

The space needs to be about five car parking space in size. It also needs to be land owned or controlled by your workplace.

Booking in house training

Booking a course with us is so easy. Either call us or email us with the date you want. Once we have agreed the date, we will need some details and also for you to agree our terms. Once we have the info , your course is booked. It really is so easy! Why not call us or email us now.

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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Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year to all of our clients, students and also suppliers of City Fire Training Ltd.

It has been an amazing year, with us recording our busiest demand for fire marshal training London and also fire risk assessments.

We hope to see you all in 2020!

Fire marshal training London July

Fire marshal training London July

Fire marshal training London July

Fire marshal training London July 16th 2019 at Southwark College. This IFSM accredited course is ideal for new and existing fire marshals. This course includes all fire marshals need to know about their role and also has a live fire exercise.

The course is five parts:

First session is about why fire marshals are needed in workplaces and also looks at some recent fires.

Second session is about types of fires and also fire extinguishers. This is followed by the third session, where persons on the course can tackle real fires using our extinguishers and also training rig.

After a short break, the course moves onto non emergency fire safety issues. This includes fire emergency plans, hazard spotting, fire safety tests and checks and also fire drills. Lastly, the course cover emergency issues: What to do when a fire alarm sounds, roll calls, sweep systems and also disabled fire procedures.

Fire marshal training London July – certificates and notes

All persons on the course get a fire training certificate on completion of the course and also online notes on request. Persons on the course can also take photos of our slides. However, the presentation is not given to attendees as some parts of it are copyrighted photographs.

Fire marshal training London July – How to book on this course

Booking a course is so easy. Either call us or email us with your preferred fire marshal course date. Once we have confirmed that spaces are available, a booking email will be sent. Simply provide the information requested and agree the terms and conditions and your course is booked. An invoice will be sent and this must be paid within 30 days of receipt. Joining instructions are sent to the person booking the course seven to ten before the course date.

 

 

Fire safety checks – emergency lighting

Fire safety checks – emergency lighting

Fire safety checks – emergency lighting is  important to help persons in a building can escape safely. This guide will help managers decide whether their emergency lighting is adequate.

Where the answer to one of the following questions is no, the emergency lighting should be reviewed or upgraded.

  • Is there enough light to enable the escape routes to be used safely at all times when the building is occupied. This should include winter months, evenings, nights and also in the event of a power cut?
  • Is there enough light to enable the fire precautions to be used safely at all times the building is occupied? This should include winter months, evenings, nights and also in the event of a power cut?
  • Fire safety checks – emergency lighting. Is there emergency lighting in all areas in the workplace that have no natural light or borrowed light,  from which staff may have to escape from or go through in the event of a fire?
  • Is there enough light outside the building that will light the escape routes leading to assembly points?
  • Fire safety checks – emergency lighting. Is the emergency lighting system tested  every month and six monthly by a competent person?
  • Does a qualified engineer test the  system each year or in accordance with the design specification?
  • Are emergency lighting tests recorded in the fire  log book?

Fire marshal and fire warden courses

Emergency lighting and also testing is discussed on our fire marshal and also fire warden courses. In addition, fire alarm test, fire extinguisher checks and also door and exit checks are included. Booking a course with us is so easy. Either email or phone us with your preferred date. A booking form will be sent and once we have your details and also you have agreed our terms, your course places will be booked.

We also provide live fire training exercises on our courses. All staff on our courses will get a certificate and also online notes on request. If you have any questions, either call or email us now.

For info on fire risk assessments either call or email us.

Fire safety checks – Travel distance

Fire safety checks – Travel distance

Fire safety checks – Travel distance guide. This guide will assist managers to work out if the m travel distance in the workplace is suitable.

If any of the distances in the following questions are exceeded, you may need expert advice.

  • Is the travel distance from a dead end to an exit in an area of high risk less than 12 metres?
  • Is the travel distance from a dead end to an exit from within an area of normal fire risk and also where sleeping accommodation is provided. less than 16 metres?
  •  Travel distance – is the travel distance from a dead end to an exit from within an area of normal fire risk and not forming a production area of a factory, less than 18 metres?
  • Is the travel distance from a dead end to an exit, from within an area of normal fire risk, including factory production less than 25 metres?
  • Is the travel distance from a dead end to an exit, from within an area of low fire risk, less than 45 metres.
  • Travel Distance – Is the travel distance from an area with more than one escape route to an exit and with high fire risk present. less than 25 metres?
  • Is the travel distance from an area with more than one escape route to an exit, providing sleeping accommodation, and with normal fire risk present, less than 32 metres?
  • Travel distance – Is the travel distance from an area with more than one escape route to an exit and with normal fire risk present, less than 45 metres?
  • Is the travel distance from an area with more than one escape route to an exit and with low fire risk present, less than 60 metres?

Fire safety checks – travel distance – Part of a series of blogs

This fire safety checks list post is part of a series of posts that will help managers work out if their travel distance is suitable.

Fire safety checks - Fire resistance

Fire safety checks – Fire resistance

Fire safety checks – Fire resistance

Fire safety checks – Fire resistance is a key feature for maintaining fire safety. This short list will help managers work out whether the fire resistance in the workplace is adequate.

 

  • Are areas of high risk enclosed in fire resisting construction?
  • Where only a single staircase or escape route exists in a building, is it enclosed in fire resisting construction or protected by another means? eg fire alarm
  • Where more than one escape route exists, are they separated from each other by fire resisting construction?
  • Are service openings in floors and walls “stopped” with fire resisting material. This also includes openings above “false ceilings” and below “false floors”.

Most fire marshal course do not go into great detail about fire resistance in buildings. However, our PAS 79 fire risk assessments do consider fire resistance.

For more info about our courses or fire risk assessments either call us or email us now.

Fire marshal course London May 14th

Fire marshal course London November 14th

Fire marshal course London November 14th

Fire marshal course London November 14th. There are just ten places left on this course. So early booking is a must to get your staff on this course!

The training includes live fire extinguisher sessions, so your staff can practice tackling real fires. In addition, all persons on the course will get a certificate of attendance and online training notes (on request).

This course course is suitable for new and also existing fire marshals and fire wardens. The course follows government guidance, British Standards and also fire service advice.

Venue

This course will be held at Southwark College. The venue is across the road from Southwark tube station, so is easy to find.

The course is in room SO 54 and the practical session will be held outside at the rear of the College.

Tea, coffee and also light refreshments are available thirty minutes before the start of the course. If you have any dietary requirements please email us before the course.

Certificates and online notes

Persons on the Fire marshal course London November 14th 2019 will get a certificate. This can be either a hard copy or pdf copy sent by email. In addition, we also provide online training notes on request.

Booking on our fire marshal course London November 14th.

Booking a course with us is so easy. Either send us an email or call us. We will ask for some company info and also ask you to agree our terms. The course is booked as soon as we have your details and agreed our terms..

A week or so before the course, we will send joining instructions. Send the name of the attendee and we will prepare their certificate in advance. This is so we can present it after the course has been complete.