Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan’s (PEEP’s)
Building owners, managers and other responsible persons have a legal and moral responsibility to ensure that staff, residents and members of the public can safely evacuate a building in the event of an emergency. This extends to those with disabilities and often special arrangements are necessary to ensure their safety. This course includes scenario based experience and allows delegates to gain knowledge, experience and confidence to develop Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans for their own workplaces.
Courses can be provided in-house at your workplace
Who Should Attend?
This course is suitable for people at work in businesses of all types and sizes who are responsible for planning evacuation strategies to assist people at additional risk due to a disability, impairment or health issue. It is suitable as part of their induction course or on-going re-familiarisation training.
Introduction to legislation; Fire Safety Order, Disability Discrimination Act, Etc
Understanding the problem (Practical exercise)
Fire hazards and Fire Risk Assessments
What is a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan. When might it be necessary?
Completing a PEEP (workshop)
Methods of evacuation, Manual Handling issues, refuges, Evac-Chairs, etc
What additional assistance is available to assist you in managing your PEEP’s
There is no formal assessment, but the delegates understanding is monitored by the trainer throughout the course.
Qualification and Resources
Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance and will be supplied with comprehensive training notes, a Fire Log Book, a guide to Fire Safety Policy and a template Fire Risk Assessment.