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Fire Risk Assessment and Fire Safety Management

Our Astutis Fire Risk Assessment and Fire Safety Management course provides a basic understanding of fire safety principles and how to implement them into day-to-day activities.

This course is perfect for anyone needing to gain a basic understanding of their fire safety responsibilities and those of their organisation. On completion of this course, candidates should be able to:
Understand the key legal requirements for fire risk assessment and fire safety management in the workplace

  • Identify fire hazards
  • Carry out a basic fire risk assessment of a workplace
  • Understand the preventative and protective measures that can help eliminate or reduce the risk of fire

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Learning Methods



1 Day

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

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  • There are around 20,000 primary fires in commercial and public buildings in Great Britain each year. Approximately 1000 people are injured and 20 people killed as a consequence. 80% of businesses that experience a major fire, fail within 18 months of the incident.

  • Effective arrangements for protecting businesses, their people and assets are clearly essential. Fire risk assessment is a process that facilitates the identification of fire hazards and the evaluation of associated risks to allow effective risk management through preventative and protective measures.


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  • Unit 1

    Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

  • Unit 2

    Fire risk assesssment , fire hazards and risk reduction

  • Unit 3

    Fire Prevention Measures

  • Unit 4

    Fire Detection and Suppression

  • Unit 5

    Evacuation, Fire Drills and procedures


  • Open discussion forms  part of the assessment

Course Length

  • 1 Day

Learning Methods

  • On-Site

    Professional HSE training delivered at your premises

  • Virtual

    Live-online, engaging and interactive classes

Many of our courses have no formal entry requirements
Unit 1
Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Understand the different ways in which an organisation can be penalised under environmental law.
Unit 2
Fire risk assesssment , fire hazards and risk reduction What is a risk assessment, who is responsible for risk assessments, how to carry out risk assessments, the hierarchy of control, and daily and weekly assessments.
Unit 3
Fire Prevention Measures Waste management, safety data sheets (SDSs), hazard labelling and packaging, duties of manufacturers and suppliers of machines, fire prevention measures, storage, layout and construction, equipment and machinery, duties of manufacturers, importers, and distributors of electrical equipment, smoking, building work and alterations, and training.
Unit 4
Fire Detection and Suppression Detection and warning systems, sprinklers, fire blankets, and fire extinguishers.
Unit 5
Evacuation, Fire Drills and procedures Evacuation strategies, escape routes, fire doors, fire signs, and emergency lighting. Who may need additional fire safety measures, examples of additional safety measures, personal emergency evacuation plans, the fire plan, and fire drills.

Fire Risk Assessment and Fire Safety Management Course Guide

Learning Methods Explained

Once you complete the course, or completed a module, your tutor will facilitate practical exercises and an open discussion to test and consolidate your learning. This is the same arrangement If you are sitting the course virtually or at your place of work in a physical classroom environment.

A hard-copy certificate may be issued at the end of the course and can take between can take between 2-4 weeks to arrive. Alternatively a digital copy of the certificate may be issued, depending on your business requirements. 
Fires can severely impact business, with 80% of businesses that experience a major fire fail within 18 months of the incident. Thanks to its practical applications, the course will significantly reduce the likelihood of fires in your workplace, ensuring your organisations and workforce's livelihoods are protected.
A fire risk assessment, like any other risk assessment, looks at your workplace to allow you to better understand the potential risks that fire poses to your business. It also looks at what measures can be taken to reduce the risk of fire to your business.
This course is ideal for individuals seeking a foundational understanding of fire safety and risk assessments. Upon completing the course, participants will gain essential knowledge of key legal requirements for fire safety in the workplace.
There are around 20,000 primary fires in commercial and public buildings in Great Britain each year. Approximately 1000 people are injured and 20 people killed. Protecting these lives is vitally important to protect against the financial, legal and moral consequences that come with neglecting this responsibility.

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By applying the knowledge and skills gained from the Astutis Fire Risk Assessment and Fire Safety Management course , you will be able to contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. 

Our training has been tried and tested by 100,000 health and safety professionals. We offer a range of learning options, including virtual classroom, online and on-site classroom courses delivered at premises of your choice on a day of your choice.


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Cost and time saving benefits for larger number of staff.
Your own dedicated account manager to organise all aspects of your training.
Relevant training for your staff can be tailored to company requests.
Choice and convenience of training delivery options to suit your staff.

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Dependent on staff availability, location, budget and your company needs, choose from the options:

Online - Our interactive and multimedia rich courses for staff to fit in around their commitments

Classroom - Expert tutor-led delivery, hosted in a professional training environment across 6-sites within the UK. Alternatively classroom training can be delivered on-site at your premises for multiple learners.

Virtual - The Virtual Learning Academy is the most modern approach to delivering live-online training without the need to travel

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Independent and practical consultancy support provided by our Chartered Health and Safety, and Environmental practitioners.

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