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Fire Safety Awareness and Vehicle Safety Checks/Hazard Awareness

Aims

To enable drivers to reduce the risk of fire and be aware of actions to take in the event of a vehicle/workplace fire. To make drivers aware of their responsibilities and to identify the risks and promote a safety culture.

Objectives

By the end of the programme delegates will be aware of:

  • Nature of Fire
  • Triangle of Fire
  • Danger from Smoke
  • Flame Spread
  • Common Causes of Fire in the Vehicle/Workplace
  • Fire Extinguishing
  • Measures to Reduce the Risk of Fire
  • Action to take in the Event of Fire in a vehicle/workplace
  • Legal Obligations
  • Importance of Drivers Duties
  • Employers & Drivers Responsibilities
  • Specialist Equipment
  • Working at Height
  • Checking Hydraulics & Pipes
  • Defect Reporting
  • Competence/Training
  • Risk Assessment
  • Fitness & Health
  • Vehicle Suitability/Condition/Safety Equipment
  • Driver P.P.E
  • Journey Planning/Weather Conditions
  • Tiredness and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)
  • Risks of the road & Accidents at work
  • Prevention of Criminal and Trafficking of illegal Immigrants
  • Importance of physical and mental ability
  • Assessing Emergency situations
  • Basic Principles of the drafting of an Accident Report

Course details & dates

Course Length: 1 Day
Price: £99 + VAT per delegate
Venue: Allianz Park, Hendon. (Map)


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