Fire Marshal Refresher
Course Code F04
Course Cost: £50 per delegate
Forthcoming Course Dates
Training Course Information
If you act as a Fire Warden or Marshal at your company and need a refresher course, this course provides all the key elements of a Fire Marshal Refresher course.
Date of Next Course: TBC
Duration: 1/2 Day
HFR Solutions CIC Fire Marshal Refresher Training Course – learn from the experts in fire safety
This comprehensive Fire Marshal refresher training course is designed to act as a refresher and revalidation for employees who act as Fire Marshals and Wardens and undertake the proactive and reactive role of a Fire Marshal in the workplace.
The Role of a Fire Marshal
Fire Marshals perform the vital role of making sure the working environment is safe in case of a fire. Although this role essentially comprises of performing many duties of a fire risk assessment, such as mitigating risks of a fire in the first place, actual tasks will vary from organisation to organisation, based upon factors such as the nature of the organisation, staff numbers employed and the size of the building.
As part of skills refreshing and workplace safety training requirements, Fire Marshals should undertake a refresher training course every two years to validate their Fire Marshal certification.
A Fire Marshal’s role is usually split into two different elements, the proactive function of daily maintenance as well as the secondary reactive element during an alarm or confirmed fire.
Although the duties of a Fire Marshal may differ, they can include;
Identifying fire hazards at their place of work
Note and report hazards to the relevant people (i.e. Fire Safety Officer)
Take the correct and necessary action in the event of a fire outbreak
Ensure that escape routes are kept clear and exit doors are available for use
Fire extinguishers are sealed and in the correct locations
Fire alarms are clear and unobstructed
Fire safety signs are in position
All weekly fire alarm tests should be reported if faulty
The Fire Marshal’s role provides fire prevention support to the fire risk assessment process and in the event of an emergency need to take charge, follow fire evacuation procedures and ensure the safety of their colleagues.
HFR Solutions CIC uses the utilise skills, knowledge, and experience of Humberside Fire & Rescue Service (HFRS)
By using the skills, knowledge and experience of one of the third blue light services has provided our highly experienced team with unrivalled knowledge in the area of emergency planning, response, fire prevention and safety.
For Fire Marshals and Wardens looking to attend this Fire Marshal Refresher course, delegates will maintain and increase their competence levels, knowledge and skills. This course syllabus includes;
- Legislative responsibilities and compliance
- Duties of a fire marshal (general and site-specific)
- Science of fire
- The elements of the fire triangle (reactive and proactive)
- How fire spreads
- Fire prevention measures
- Fire actions (general and site-specific)
- Common and site-specific safety hazards
- Case study example
- Site-specific roles and responsibilities
- Classes of fire
- Different types of fire extinguishers
- Selection, capability and limitations of fire extinguishers
- Practical use of fire extinguishers utilising live fire demonstration unit
- Practical exercises
Regular refresher training is vital to ensure the safety of your organisation and your workforce.