Fire Marshal

The course is for carefully selected members of staff who have been chosen to form a fire marshal team. The team should consist of members of the work force drawn from all areas of the premises ensuring no area is left un-represented.

Programme Objective:

  • To give the students the knowledge and skills required to recognise and maintain a safe working environment.
  • To effectively manage an evacuation in the event of an emergency.
  • To deal with an out-break of fire in its early stages and to liaise with the Fire Brigade.

Programme Aim:

The course will take the students through a range of fire related topics covering emergency and non-emergency activities and duties, which the fire marshal is expected to perform.

Outline Syllabus:

  • The mechanics of fire, smoke and dangerous gases.
  • Fire extinguishers and hose reel equipment.
  • First aid fire fighting.
  • Incidents involving flammable liquids and gases.
  • Storage of flammable liquids and gases.
  • Common fire safety features.
  • Elements of compartmentation.
  • Means of escape and Evacuation Procedures.
  • Duties of the fire marshal in emergency, pre emergency and post emergency situations.
  • Hazard spotting and elimination of bad practices.
  • Legislation.

Training Method:

Group Orientated to include lectures, formal talks and demonstrations. These are didactic in nature and place a strong emphasis on the trainer’s expertise and knowledge of the subject matter

Participant Profile:

Carefully selected members of staff who have been chosen to form a fire marshal team. The team should consist of members of the work force drawn from all areas of the premises ensuring no area is left un-represented

Training Facilities:

AV equipment and flipchart. Relevant video clips to emphasise the theoretical background. Comprehensive course handouts supplied if required.

Practical use with different types of fire extinguishers.

No. of participants: Max 12

Duration:

3.5 hours

Certification:

Valid for 2 years

Duration: 
3.5 hours