Training - an essential element of fire protection

Training - an essential element of fire protection from Wormald

By: Wormald  19-Jul-2013
Keywords: Fire Protection Equipment, Safety Training, Health and Safety Training

If your premises experienced a fire would you and your employees know what to do? Fire is a risk for every pub, restaurant and hotel and can pose a serious threat to guests, property and business reputation. Busy kitchens, careless customers and equipment malfunction can all contribute to the risk of fire. Add to this the high occupancy loads that are typical in a hospitality facility and it’s easy to see how minor mishaps can quickly become serious threats. In addition to having the correct fire protection systems and equipment in place, it’s vital that each staff member knows how to respond in an emergency situation. Fire safety training ensures that plans and procedures are in place and ready to be put into action should an emergency situation arise. Garry Kwok, National Technical Manager with Wormald said, “Fire safety training provides staff with the knowledge and skills to make the right decisions and act quickly in the event of a fire. A confident team that is able to respond in the event of a fire is an invaluable asset for any business.” Wormald offers a range of fire safety training courses including: - Warden training courses: typically cover emergency procedures, site familiarisation, understanding fire protection equipment and how to use fire extinguishers. - Emergency awareness training: provides staff with a basic understanding of how to respond safely in an emergency situation. - Evacuation training: trains staff on how to effectively evacuate in the event of an emergency. The training can also help staff prepare to deal with the fear and panic experienced by occupants when exposed to a fire or other emergency situation. - Fire extinguisher training: helps staff to develop operational techniques for using fire equipment in the workplace.

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