Employers must take reasonable steps to reduce the risk from fire and ensure safe escape for both employees and visitors. They must:
The Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness is a half-day course to provide a basic understanding of workplace fire safety and prevention.
It is suitable for all employees as an induction or an introduction for those who intend to move on to further fire-safety training.
The Level 2 Award in Managing Fire Safety is a one day course to develop basic fire safety awareness and provide the knowledge to carry out duties relating to fire safety and emergency procedures.
It is suitable for employees that wish to become fire safety wardens in their workplace.