Fire Link can assist you with your training requirements and are able to conduct the following courses:
‣Basic Fire Awareness training
‣Fire Marshal/Fire Warden training
‣Bespoke fire safety training covering specific risks
The importance of good housekeeping should never be underestimated.
Regular checks of the following should take place;
‣Ensure that all fire escape routes to and from fire exit doors are kept clear
‣Regularly clear work areas of rubbish especially below racking and other rarely accessed areas
‣Store all flammables and combustibles safely away from sources of ignition
‣Clearly identify the smoking policy and ensure that it is enforced
‣Empty waste bins/skips regularly
Protect from Arson
Arson remains the biggest cause of fire in the workplace. To ensure the risk of arson is kept to the minimum check that:
‣Waste skips or combustible items are stored away from the sides of buildings
‣The site is secured at the end of the working day and that access is controlled during working hours
Maintenance Ensure that all equipment and machinery, especially electrically powered items and heating plants, are regularly maintained. Regular testing of all portable electrical appliances (PAT), electrical installation and gas/oil fired heating systems should take place.