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FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING 
 

 
Your employees know they are there but, do they know how to use a fire extinguisher and the impact they could have on your business? 
 
To highlight the effectiveness of extinguishers in the early stage of fire development, a UK study performed by FETA (Fire Extinguishing Trades Association) and IFEDA (Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association) reviewed over 2100 fire incidents and found that in 80% of the cases a portable fire extinguisher successfully extinguished the fire. A similar study was conducted by EUROFEU (European Committee of the Manufacturers of Fire Protection Equipment and Fire Fighting Vehicles) in 6 European countries which concluded very similar results. 
 
However, using a fire extinguisher to tackle a fire involves a number of key skills. All of our Instructors are current serving fire service personnel and therefore,are experts in the field of fire behaviour and fire-fighting. As well as fulfilling your role as a responsible employer and complying with the RRO (2005), our Fire Extinguisher course will provide key benefits to your workplace: 
 
substantial increase in the effectiveness of any fire fighting that occurs within the workplace 
ensuring your staff act in a way that prioritises the safety of themselves and others 
creating an atmosphere in which employees are confident in their abilities to assess and fight fires 
training employees to act quickly and appropriately resulting in a reduction of risk to employees and to your business 
tailored and specific to the types of fire that are likely to occur within your particular environment 
 
Course information 
 
The course integrates with the EFS ltd Level 2 Fire Safety Principles course and includes training on both the selection of and use of the different types of fire extinguisher and, the course is delivered as a separate EFS Ltd certificate of attendance for any person(s) who may need to use a fire extinguisher in the event of a fire and have attended a fire awareness course. 
 
Course duration: 2 hrs. 
Assessment method: None 
Award: Certificate of Attendance 
Pre-requisite: None, although basic fire safety awareness to Level 1 standard is recommended 
 
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Tailored to you 
 
EFS understand that our fixed courses may not right for you therefore, we can bespoke courses to develop the skills of the individuals on your sites based around the risks on your premises and your organisation's needs and requirements. The flexibility of our courses means that we can deliver cost-effective training at your preferred venue, on dates to suit you, wherever practicable. 
 

Course Prices 

Course duration: 2 hours 
 
Maximum number (Group): 12 
Minimum number (Individual): 8 
Group Cost: £399 + VAT* 
Individual Cost: £50 + VAT* 
 
*Subject to location. Individuals can simply book on a course held at our Bicester HQ or chosen venues across the UK. Please call for details. 
 
Any bookings of 8 or more people can be run at any of our location or a suitable venue of your choice. 
 
For more information please contact Steve Whiteside 
stevewhiteside@eventfiresolutions.co.uk | 0800 999 4343 | www.eventfiresolutions.co.uk 
 
 
 

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