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Fire Team Training

This one day course is intended to provide works fire teams with the necessary knowledge and skill in the dangers of fire, how to put into practice safe fire fighting techniques and the correct use of...Read More

Dates

15 June 2018
Fri, June 15 2018 (09:30 - 16:30) at Kimberly Clark, with Joe/Jason
Wed, June 27 2018 (09:30 - 16:30) at Kimberly Clark, with Paul/Jason
No Spaces Available

Course summary

This one day course is intended to provide works fire teams with the necessary knowledge and skill in the dangers of fire, how to put into practice safe fire fighting techniques and the correct use of fire fighting equipment. Delegates will gain practical experience of operating on-site fire fighting equipment including practical use of extinguishers/hose reels on live fire situations using our state of the art, all weather, gas powered, environmentally friendly, fire safety training simulators, which means plenty of flames, heat and drama but none of the drawbacks of the outdated tray of petrol.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at all employees who are already members of in-house fire teams, or those employees who are about to join the fire team, to enable them to identify quickly what fires can be tackled and the safest approach to this. The emphasis is on teamwork and good communication.

Course Outline

  • Changes to current fire legislation i.e. Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order and other relevant legislation
  • Fire Hazards in the workplace
  • Basic Fire Fighting including the theory of combustion, the fire triangle, heat transmission (fire spread) and understanding of fire classes
  • Practical extinguisher use on live fires
  • Practical exercises using on site fire fighting equipment
  • Hose and hydrant training including current legislation, hazards and risks involved, control measures to be used, words of command, connecting and disconnecting, operating a branch, operating a hydrant, under running a length of hose, making up a length of hose, replacing a length of hose, how to deal with a branch out of control, hauling a line of hose and branch aloft, have an understanding of simple hydraulics.

Learning objectives

At the end of this course you should be able to:

  • A greater understanding of Fire Safety awareness in the workplace, including hazard spotting.
  • A greater understanding of basic fire fighting
  • An understanding of flashover and backdraught phenomena
  • Principles of extinguishment
  • Practical extinguisher use
  • Hazards and risks involved with the use of on-site fire fighting equipment i.e. Hose running, shipping a standpipe key and bar
  • Handling a charged length of hose

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