Risk Assessments & Training

Fire safety assessment

Book a fire safety assessment in Cumbria

With over 50 years' experience in fire safety, at Beacon Fire Protection Limited, we are able to offer the most comprehensive fire risk assessments. We will visit your workplace and identify any potential fire hazards and those at risk, assess those risks and present you with a full report of our findings.

Qualified and professional trainers

Our staff will then evaluate this with you, providing up to date advice on fire regulation and fire prevention methods. We can also supply fire safety equipment including fire extinguishers and fire alarms to improve the safety of your workplace. To improve awareness of fire safety, we also provide awareness courses. This includes how to use fire safety equipment and how to identify risks. For more information, or to book a fire risk assessment, please don't hesitate to contact Beacon Fire Protection Limited.
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Fire safety training

Fire safety training

It is the responsibility of employers to ensure that their staff are adequately trained on what to do in the event of a fire. Training should be undertaken by a competent person and record kept in some form of a logbook.

Fire instruction should be given to staff in respect to the following:-
  • Discovering a fire
  • Hearing the fire alarm
  • Assembly points
  • Calling the Fire and Rescue service
  • Use of fire extinguishers


Discovering a Fire 
Personnel should be made aware of the method of raising the alarm in a premise, this should include the position of manual fire alarm call points and their method of operation.
 
Hearing the fire alarm
Personnel should be made aware of the evacuation procedures in their workplace. They should be shown escape routes and final exits and they should also be made aware of fire doors, and their purpose in protecting escape routes.
 
Assembly points
Personnel should be shown their 'Fire Assembly Point' and made aware of the need to ensure they have been accounted for.
 
Calling the fire and rescue service
Personnel should be made aware of the method of calling the fire and rescue service and the location of telephones.
 
Use of fire extinguishers
Personnel should be trained in the safe use of fire extinguishers. It is not acceptable to say 'employees are not expected to use an extinguisher and therefore they don't need to know'.
For fire safety assessment in your building, call us now 
01768 863 551
in Cumbria.

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