TRAINING COURSES

INDUSTRIAL FIRE FIGHTING

Start Date: 10 Mar 2019
End Date: 14 Mar 2019
Duration: 5
Fees:
Country: London / UK
Category: Health, Safety, Security & Environment
Details:

Course Description

 

 The seminar will introduce the key principles of safety, security and fire management, prevention and control at a primary management level and make delegates aware of and understand the vast range of topics involved in fire, safety and security by reviewing:

 

Application of risk management to the three elements of fire, safety and security

What needs to be considered in managing fire, safety and security

 Why it is important that the three elements are managed in a holistic and coordinated manner.
The course will be presented by professionals from the disciplines of Fire, Safety and Security management.



Course Objective

 

         Participants attending the programme will look at:

         Management: review of operations, maintenance, engineering, inspection, fire safety and security;

         Procedures: examination of work permits, emergency plans, plant modification controls, emergency shutdown testing and engineering standards;

         Plant: assessment of standards of design and construction, layout, process controls, plant condition and housekeeping; and

         Protection Hardware: on-site inspection of, for example: 
o process units
o tankage
o utilities
o control room
o jetty/truck/rail loading 
o fire fighting equipment
o security systems

This will enable candidates to:

         Understand the moral, business and possible legal reasons for putting fire, safety and security as a core activity

         Understand the main concepts of fire, safety and security management

         Obtain a through understanding of risk management and how it can be applied to fire, safety and security management

         Know the effectiveness and limitations of various controls

         Understand the hierarchy of control

         Understand what a management system is and how they are key to management of fire, safety and security

         Obtain an understanding of the control measures that can be used in the management of fire, safety and security

         Understand how to encourage continuous improvement in the management of fire, safety and security





Who Should attend?

 

This course will attract delegates from a wide range of backgrounds and from major industrial and commercial companies, enterprises and organisations in the public sector. For example:

Managers, supervisors and team leaders

Persons who have or will have fire, safety and security responsibility



Course Outline

 

 

DAY 1 - OVERVIEW OF THE CONCEPTS OF FIRE, SAFETY & SECURITY MANAGEMENT

         Fire and safety procedures whilst on the course.

         Basic fire awareness. The fire triangle, fire travel, Classification of fires - flashpoint, self ignition temperature, and products of combustion

         Reasons for managing fire, safety and security

         Discuss why managing fire, safety and security makes good business sense

         Overview of the concepts of risk management and how they can be used as a tool in the management of fire, safety and security

         Discuss what a management system is

DAY 2 FIRE MANAGEMENT IN HIGH RISK ENVIRONMENTS

Provide an introduction into hazards associated with fire

         Nature and causes of fire

         Arson and terrorism

         insurance

         The fire hazards and safe handling of LPG and other flammable products

         Fire spread and its control

         The effects of water on enclosed spaces (Steam, humidity, reduced visibility and stability)

         Fire detection and prevention.

         Fixed installations- Co2, sprinkler, drencher, inert gas, foam, dry powder.

 

    DAY 3 FIRE MANAGEMENT INSIGHT INTO THE PRICIPALS

         Fire safety engineering

         The role of the fire authority

         Passive fire safety principles and practice

         Fire risk management and control

         Current and proposed best practice

         Practical fire-fighting- fire blanket, extinguishers ö dry powder, foam, Co2, water.

         Fire Parties and Muster Groups.

         Psychology of respiration, CABA and BA control.

         Search and rescue techniques.

         Exercises in light smoke and live fire conditions

DAY 4 FIRE MANAGEMENT - PREVENTION & PROTECTION

         Detection and alarm systems

         Emergency lighting systems

         Smoke movement and control

         Sprinklers

         Means of escape

         Portable fire fighting equipment

         Fire risk assessment

         Design exercise

 DAY FIVE COMMON HAZARDS

         Fire

         Electricity

         Work equipment

         Movement of people

         Vehicles

         Poor housekeeping

         Manual handling

         Display screen equipment

         Noise

         Chemicals and substances

 
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