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3 Day Fire Risk Assessment

The Fire Safety Order requires that all workplaces are provided with a comprehensive Fire Risk Assessment. Given the complexity of current legislation` this can be a daunting task and for more complex buildings, the skills needed to achieve this go well beyond those of a layman. This 3-day course is for just such premises. 


3 Days


Courses can be delivered in-house at your own workplace

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for those with Health & Safety responsibility or involvement with workplace Fire Risk Assessments in more complex and higher risk premises.

Course Content

  • ‘Consequences’ -  how and why people die in fires

  • The Fire Safety Order 2005 and other legislative requirements

  • ‘Fire’, its chemistry and how it spreads

  • Human behaviour in fire

  • The Risk Assessment Process (The HSE ‘Five Steps’ and PAS 79)

  • Fire risk assessment structure and layout 

  • Hazardous substances

  • Means of escape principles

  • Fire resisting construction & compartmentation

  • Fire Alarms & fire detection, Fire signage and Emergency Lighting

  • Fire fighting equipment requirements

  • Fixed firefighting equipment, sprinklers, automatic roof vents etc

  • Plan Drawing - a look at drawing to scale and using plans productively

  • Emergency Plans & Staff Training

Assessment and Resources

Delegate’s understanding is monitored continuously by the trainer and a written assessment undertaken on the last day. Delegates are issued with comprehensive training notes, a Fire Log Book, a guide to Fire Safety Policy and a template Fire Risk Assessment.



Successful delegates will be issued with a certificate which is valid for three years. 

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