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Fire Safety

The prevention and combating of fires in the workplace is vital to the safety of staff and customers. Sound fire procedure is an important part of your Health and Safety
Policy.

This four hour course is suitable for anyone nominated as a Fire Marshal or  to oversee fire safety and includes evacuating the building and the different types of fire extinguishers. Course content includes:

  • The role of the Fire Marshall
  • Liaison with the Fire Service
  • Action on discovering a fire
  • The chemistry of fire
  • Common causes of fire
  • Fire safety precautions
  • Fire drills and evacuation
Course duration
16 hours, including pre read and tutor led
Group size

£70.00

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Moving and Handling - Principles

Back injury is the main reason for absence from the workplace and one third of all reported injuries that result in three days off work are caused by manual handling accidents. Employers are required by law to take reasonable steps to safeguard the health and safety of all employees, one of which is increasing awareness about the hazards related to manual handling, and outlining what can be done to minimise risk.

This is a moving and handling course that is applicable to anyone who may need to move items as part of their duties. The information is applicable to any workplace environment. Areas covered include:

  • The definition of Moving and Handling;
  • The reasons why you need to know how to move and handle objects correctly;
  • Identification and understanding of the key pieces of legislation that relate to manual handling including the responsibilities they place on employer and employee;
  • The anatomy and workings of the spine;
  • Identification of common injuries and how you can avoid them;
  • Risk assessment and key factors to take into account before undertaking the moving or lifting of a load;
  • The correct technique for lifting an object;
  • Lifting or moving an object with more than 1 person.
Course duration
16 hours, including pre read and tutor led
Group size

£45.00

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