Fire door surveys! Do you really need one? Fire doors are examined in a fire risk assessment and may highlight some small deficiencies. However, this type of inspection is not a thorough look at each door and if there are too many problems with the doors, a general note will be submitted. So if you have concerns about the fire doors or a fire risk assessor has highlighted major issues, a fire door survey should be undertaken.
Fire door surveys London can help managers plan maintenance schedules to ensure that this vital fire safety measure is maintained. Although some fire risk assessment inspections may highlight some fire door issues, they do not usually provide in depth details.
Fire extinguisher training Covid. With many staff now working at home, this has meant that there not less staff in the workplace. Fire evacuation plans and procedures need to be changed to reflect lower numbers. This will also include checking who has had fire extinguisher training.
Off site fire training with live fire extinguisher exercises is still available. We can provide theory and also practical sessions at a Central London venues. Many workplaces do not have a suitable outside space but we can provide venues in London for this. Some also have free car parking for delegates.
Fire doors save lives! All managers understand the need for fire safety, have fire risk assessments, plans and also fire training. However, one of the most common things found on a fire service audit is ineffective fire doors or the misuse of fire doors!
Fire door survey – Two reasons why you may need one!
Fire door survey – Do you need one? There are two reasons why you may need to have a fire door survey: a) Most fire risk assessments do not provide in depth detail about why a fire door may fail. b) A new Fire Safety Act is likely to come into force in April 2021 placing responsibilities on landlords and managing agents to ensure fire doors are up to current standards
Fire extinguisher training November dates can now be booked for on-site and also off-site training.
Have your staff have not had fire extinguisher training in the last year? The you should consider refresher training. Our courses can be delivered as classroom sessions and also include live fire training.
Fire extinguisher training November options
Our team can supply fire extinguisher training November sessions in different ways. Courses can run as classroom only , with classroom/ practical sessions and also short outside practical sessions only.
Persons on the course will receive an attendance certificate (up to max of 20 persons). For courses with more than 20 persons the organisation will receive a general training certificate.
How to book
Booking a course is so easy. Either email or call us with your preferred date. Once we have agreed a date and you also have sent your details and agreed our terms – your course is booked!
IFSM accredited training
City Fire Training is an accredited fire training provider. Therefore our courses can be changed to include plans and procedures.
The trainers are all fire service training and fire inspector personnel. With many years experience of fire fighting, fire safety visits and also fire training, CFT are perfect for your staff fire training needs.
Fire training corona virus advice: This short guide gives advice on what to do at your workplace during the current pandemic:
Are there less staff in the workplace? No – Continue with current fire evacuation plans and also disabled plans. Yes – Consider changing fire plans. A roll call may be appropriate if there are small numbers of staff.
Are all fire marshals and also fire wardens at work or are they working from home / self isolating? Less fire marshals – Provide some simple in house training for new fire marshals. About the same – Continue as usual, unless there a lot less staff at work, then a roll call may be better.
Are fire safety checks still be carried out? Fire alarms, emergency lighting, extinguishers and also other safety measures are vital to keep those in a building safe. These measures must be maintained and entered into the log book. If the person who normally does this is not at work, alternative requirements will be needed.
Less people at work? Carry out a fire drill, so any new temporary arrangements can be checked to see if they work.
Fire training corona virus – fire safety checks
For more advice about fire safety checks go to our sister website www.cityfiretraining.co.uk. This details a list of fire safety checks and also other advice:
Here are some links to fire safety checks posts:
More info and advice
If you need more advice or information, why not give us a call. We will be happy to answer your calls and also emails. Our team can also look at any plans and procedures you produce.
Need training and don’t feel confident to do it? Why not take a look at our online fire marshal and fire extinguisher courses. Click this link for more details.