Did you know that breaches of fire safety laws can result in unlimited fines and imprisonment?
The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for anyone who has a specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace, such as designated fire wardens/fire marshals.
Successful candidates will gain an understanding of fire safety management at work and the specific roles and responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.
Causes of fires in the workplace
The fire triangle
Hazards during and after a fire
Fire and smoke spread
Identifying and controlling fire hazards:
• Fire prevention
• Fire detection and raising the alarm
• Means of escape
• Principles of extinguishing fires
• Fire-fighting equipment and systems Fire safety laws
Duties and responsibilities of employers and employees
Undertaking a fire safety inspection
Fire safety risk assessments
Contents of a fire safety briefing
Roles and responsibilities of the nominated fire warden:
• On a day-to-day basis
• During an emergency