Fire Safety Training Checklist

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Fire Safety Training Checklist

Fire safety training helps provide employees with the knowledge needed to be aware of what can cause fires and what action to take in the event of a fire.

There is a legal requirement for certain members of staff to be trained in fire safety procedures to implement the plan in an emergency.

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Fire safety training should be included in your new employee health & safety training and should be carried out on a regular basis. 

Fire Safety Training Checklist

Fire safety procedures
Fire Safety Procedures

Documented fire safety procedure describing actions to be taken in the event of fire also assigning responsibility for each action.

Identify staff member who are trained in fire safety.

Evacuation Training

What actions need to be taken in the event of a fire.

  • Fire Exits
  • Fire Evacuation Route
  • Assembly Points
  • Alternative Routes
Fire Brigade

Correct method for calling the Fire Brigade

Alarm Points

Location of nearest fire alarm point and aware how to activate them.

Fire Extinguishers

Location of fire extinguishers and training how they work.

Training to identify which fire extinguishers can be used with different equipment. Which type of fire requires different extinguishers.

Fire Alarm Test

Make aware what day and time you have fire alarm tests.

Risk Assessment

Identify fire risks on the premises and review it regularly.

Advise staff risks you’ve identified.


Identify disabilities or difficulties to responding to an fire evacuation.

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  • Why is a Checklist Important?

    Does the running of your business include several repetitive tasks? If there’s no guidance or procedure in place, it’s possible for some of the steps in the process to get forgotten. This is why checklists are important.

    People get distracted, and when something gets forgotten, it’s much harder to recover than if they’d completed the task right in the first place.

    Guidance every step of the way makes sure something is completed perfectly every time.

    Read More: Why is a Checklist Important?

  • Checklist To Reduce Mistakes

    We all carry enormous knowledge and experience that we want to apply effectively, but we are all prone to make mistakes. There’s only so much we can store in our heads without forgetting something. How to maximise our use of knowledge?

    The simple answer to this problem is to use checklists.

    Read More:  Power Of A Simple Checklist To Reduce Mistakes

  • What types of checklist are there?

    How many types of checklists are there? Two. What are the two types of checklists? Read-Do and Do-Confirm checklists are about how you use checklists.

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  • Checklist Software

    A checklist is a way to document each step needed to complete a task. A detailed set of instructions, a guide of how something is done. 

    Checklist software allows you to document every step of a process to be used over and over again.

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