Course Duration: Approx 2 Hours including practical use.

Course Description

These courses comply with the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 & Equality Act 2010. It is important that steps are taken and documented to show your commitment to EVERYONE being able to evacuate your premises or depending on your evacuation plan, get to a place of ‘relative safety’ at a refuge point.

The aim of the course is to assist in your pre-planning for those who may be temporarily or permanently mobility impaired. This may not always be a member of staff, it could easily be a visitor to your premises.

The importance of fire safety in the workplace is underpinned by health and safety legislation that places a duty on employers to establish policies and procedures and ensure their employees receive appropriate training.

We look to give every delegate a chance to use the chair / sheet practically in your premises, as both the person assisting and the person being assisted.

Each participant receives a certificate after successfully completing the course.

Course Compliance

This course assists you to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.and the Disability Discrimination Act 2005 & the Equality Act 2010. They are delivered at your premises at a time to suit your operations, ensuring business continuity.

Should you require to carry out this training externally, we can assist in booking a suitable venue to facilitate the training.

Course Enquiry

Overview & Typical Course Content

Assessment Covers:

  • Current fire safety legislation
  • Introduction to fire evacuation plans
  • Fire Safety Management & “PEEPS”
  • Video on safe use of your Evacuation Chair / Evacuation Sheet
  • Theory on the use of the Evacuation Chair / Evacuation Sheet
  • Practical session using the Evacuation Chair / Evacuation Sheet
  • Management of the Evacuation Chair / Evacuation Sheet
  • Plus much more…

Other Information

  • Certificate Renewal:
    Certification should be renewed at least every 3 years (or as directed by your insurers). We will provide a polite reminder prior to your staff needing re-training to keep your company compliant. We recommend utlising Fire Drills and staff training to refresh your staff skills.
  • Max Delegates:
    Our maximum is usually 16 but larger groups can be accommodated if required. Please advise us should you have a larger group.