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CIEH Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness

Who Should Attend?

All employees:

  • those with no specific fire-safety role
  • those undertaking induction training
  • as an introduction for those who intend to move on to further fire-safety training

Duration

Half day

Aim

The Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness is designed to help employees recognise fire safety issues in the workplace, and understand how to react when the fire alarm sounds.

Content

  • Main causes and effects of fires in the workplace
  • Duties and responsibilities (of employers, employees and fire wardens)
  • Procedures in the event of a fire
  • Actions to be taken in the event of a fire
  • Fire prevention measures
  • Fire risk management, including risk assessment
  • The fire triangle
  • Fire risk control measures (active and passive)
  • Reporting fire safety issues
  • Portable fire-fighting equipment
  • Simple checks of portable fire-fighting equipment

Additional Information

Assessment method: Multiple-choice examination