Person Centred

COURSE TITLE: Fire Safety Training

Course description

Fire Training for Hospitals & Care Homes

Aimed at All Staff
Goals of the course
  • To teach Evacuation Procedures. Compartmentation. Horizontal and Vertical Evacuation. Use of Fire Extinguishers & what fires they are used for (CO², Foam & Powder). How to react in the event of a Fire. Practicing good Housekeeping. Use of Ski Sheets and Ski Pads.

  • To be prepared to respond and take appropriate action in case of an emergency and in-line with HIQA Fire Safety Response requirements.

    Learning outcomes
    • Fire Risk Assessment.

    • How Fires Start. How to extinguish a Fire. How to operate a Fire Extinguisher. Range of Fire Extinguishers available. Practical use of CO² & Foam Extinguisher.

    • Fire Prevention – Good Housekeeping (Escape Routes, Fire Extinguishers, Electrical Equipment,

    • Kitchen Equipment, Smoking, Waste Materials, Security, Unwanted Alarms, Oxygen Supplies & Fire Doors)

    • Compartmentation & Evacuation Strategy

    • Fire Orders/Action – Making sure that they know what to do if they: - 1. Discover a Fire. 2. If they hear the Fire Alarm.

    • Ski Sheets – Location, Correct Fitting, Correct storage of Safety Belts & Drag Straps. Lifting the Resident off the Bed. Evacuation to Compartments from Origin of Fire.

    Read Company Fire Safety & Evacuation Policy (Schedule 5) Read Fire Orders Read Emergency Plan Policy (Schedule 5) Read Health & Safety Policy (Schedule 5)
    Certification JOYMAC TRAINING 1 Year

    Joymac Training

    QQI Level 6 Training Delivery & Evaluation

    Fire Warden Instructor

    Duration 3 Hours.
    Price JOYMAC Training Costs

    Course Materials
    1. Fire Safety for Care Homes Worksheet.
    2. Fire Orders for Nursing Home.
    3. Pocket Guide – Fire Safety in the Workplace. Pocket Guide – How to choose and use Fire Extinguishers. Fire Safety Checklist. Ski Sheet Training Checklist.
    4. Questionnaire/Knowledge Test.
    5. Feed Back Form.