COURSE OVERVIEW & BENEFITS
Statistics in 2013/14 state there were 22,200 fires recorded in buildings that were not dwellings, which led to 17 deaths and 1,083 non-fatal causalities. Fires in restaurants, cafes, pub/wine bars, and takeaways accounted for 10%. The average cost of fire to a business is approximately £50,000 and it is estimated that 80% of businesses do not recover from the damage and disruption caused by a fire in the workplace.
This one day accredited (RQF) qualification is suitable for anyone responsible for fire safety in any workplace. This includes managers, supervisors, fire wardens (marshalls) and employees working in any area where there is a potential risk of fire. Candidates on this course will learn how to identify the hazards and risks associates with fire in the workplace, and how they can be effectively controlled. They will know the legal requirements to manage fire safety under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.