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So what fire extinguisher type do you need in your building?

Fire extinguisher type – the best extinguishers for your buildingfire extinguisher type

We look at the best fire extinguisher type for your workplace

So what is the best fire extinguisher type for your place of work. You will need different types depending on the risk in the building. Places of work must have at least one general purpose fire extinguisher for each 200 sq metres of floor space and also other types of extinguisher for other risks.

A general purpose fire extinguisher type is either a water or also a foam extinguisher. 3 litre general purpose fire extinguishers will put out 13A size fires. This means that the extinguisher is capable of putting out a fire 1.3metres x 1.3 metres x 1.2 metres of a Class A type fire. 3 Litre foam extinguishers with this rating should also put out a fire size 144B (1.44 metres in diameter liquid fuel fire).

So what other types of fire extinguisher are needed? Managers must thin about the other risks in a place of work. For an example an office will have computers and heaters etc so CO2 extinguishers should be in the area. 2 KG CO2 extinguishers are best for offices etc. 5 KG CO2 extinguishers are for use in factories and similar places of work. Workplaces with kitchens or who provide commercial cooking may need a Wet Chemical extinguisher if Class F materials (cooking oils) are used. Dry Powder extinguishers are sometimes found in boiler rooms but are not generally suitable for fighting fires indoors.

Fire extinguisher type example

Here is an example of what extinguishers a building would need. So fir instance, a three floor building with 700 sq metres of floor space per floor would need four general purpose fire extinguishers. They could be water or foam or also a mix of the two types. In addition, they would need carbon dioxide extinguishers if there was offices in the premises. They may consider a dry powder extinguisher for a boiler room.

For more information about fire extinguisher type in you place of work or fire extinguisher training contact us. Either email or call and we will try to help you.

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Fire training in Herts

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Our team can provide fire training in Herts in your building or also any other venue. We are an approved fire training centre and our training includes fire marshal and also fire extinguisher courses. We also often provide hotel fire training, school fire training and care home fire training courses.

All of our courses are three hours long and can also include live fire extinguisher training. You may place any number of staff on your in house course, so this gives great value.

As an approved fire training centre we have been assessed by a national fire body. Our courses are marked as high standard with approved content. All course content is based on government notes, British Standards and published fire service advice.

So why pick us for your fire training in Herts?

There are a number of reasons to pick us! So here are a few:

  • We provide accredited courses and can also include your fire plans
  • All of staff are ex fire service and also have all worked as trainers for the fire service safety partnership
  • Our courses based on government and fire service published advice
  • We have an environmental policy
  • We can provide excellent references and also insurance details
  • Our courses can be delivered at any time of the day to assist your work practices

Sometimes seeing a list id not quite enough for you to decide who to pick! So why not call us for a chat and see how we can help. However, we are also contactable by email, so do get in touch if you need more details.

How to book our teams

Email us with your preferred dates and we will check our diary. We normally book about six weeks in advance so do give us plenty of notice. We will ask you for some company details and once we have them we will your fire training in Herts programme!



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Care home fire training Cambridge

Care home fire training CambridgeCare home fire training Cambridge

Our care home fire training Cambridge sessions are accredited fire courses. As an approved fire training centre we can add any of your in house plans to this course. Therefore your in house care home fire training Cambridge session will still be an approved accredited course.

You may place any number of persons on the course for the same fee, so this programme is excellent value. We will provide certificates of attendance for up to 2o persons and also provide online training notes.

Care home fire training Cambridge course content

So what will your staff learn on this course? First of all we discuss fire law, common causes of fires in care homes and also case histories. We will then discuss classes of fire and also fire extinguishers. In addition, we can add a practical fire extinguisher session at this stage. Next we look fire emergency plans. Most relevant is looking at the stages of a fire in a care home, since this will determine what action to take. We also look at delayed evacuation, progressive horizontal and full evacuation of residents. Finally, we look at care home fire procedures! That’s the classroom sessions. Now we have some practical parts of the course. This includes safely opening doors, fire safety features in care homes and also a monitored fire drill.

This course is a three  hour IFSM approved course. To view the entire course content click this training course link.

How to book care home fire training Cambridge sessions

Either call or email our team for your preferred dates and times. You may wish to have a few dates as we do get very busy! Once we have a date that is convenient for you, we will ask for some details. As soon as we have the information your care home fire training Cambridge session is booked.

If you want to discuss any changes to this course or how your fire evacuation plans and procedures will be included talk to one of our trainers. They can be reached on 01206 549589.



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Fire warden training Essex

Fire warden training Essexfire warden training Essex

Our fire warden training Essex programmes are available as in house and also off site courses. In addition, our fire warden training Essex programmes can include a live fire training session. Your in house course is for a one off fee, so you can have as many staff attend as you wish. Alternatively, off site course can also include a live fire training session. Call our team for more details.

Fire wardens have a vital fire safety role in any workplace or building. This course provides approved content, so will equipment your staff to perform their role effectively. The programme looks at fire law, common causes of fire, fire extinguishers, fire drills, hazard spotting, safety checks, evacuation and accounting for persons and also disabled fire plans.

This training programme is provided by an approved fire training centre. Since our team have worked as senior Essex fire officers, your staff can be assured of great training. On completion of the course, fire wardens receive a training certificate and also on line course notes.

How to book a fire warden training Essex programme

You can book a fire warden training Essex programme by either calling us or sending an email. We will ask for details from you and once this has been received we will confirm your training date.

We will ask for your address, invoice details, purchase orders and also ask you to agree our terms. It is as simple as that so why not call us now!

Further information about this training course

This is an accredited fire training course. It is three hours in duration and can also include live fire extinguisher training using our rig and fire extinguishers.

We have recently delivered fire warden courses in Clacton, Colchester, Witham, Braintree, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Southend-on-sea, Harlow, Grays, Saffron Walden and also Loughton.

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Fire training Cambridge – What we can offer!

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After a number of fire training Cambridge requests this week, we thought it would be worth telling you more about what we do!

We have run fire training Cambridge sessions for over seven years. In addition, we also provided fire training for the Fire Service Safety Partnership in Cambridge before leaving the fire service.

So what do we offer? Our main courses include fire marshal courses, fire warden training and also fire extinguisher training. We also provide workplace specific fire training and provide training for offices, factories, care homes, schools, colleges and healthcare premises. In addition, we provide fire marshal and induction training for building sites.

As an approved fire training centre, we run accredited training courses. So what does this mean? All of our programmes follow a base syllabus. We can include your actual plans and procedures and delete our general sections looking at these issues. Therefore your course still follows the accredited programme. This means that your staff will receive a certificate and online training booklets from a national recognised body.

Our in house courses in Cambridge are from just £345+vat and you can send as many persons on the course as you wish for this fee. Maybe you want to add an a live fire extinguisher session so your staff can tackle small fires. Yes we can offer that too, using an LPG training rig and our water, foam and carbon dioxide fire extinguishers.

How to book your fire training Cambridge sessions

Our fire training courses are easy to book! Either call us or send us an email with your preferred dates. We will provide you with our availability  and then ask for some company or organisation details. Once you have given us your details we will confirm your course.

Since we are popular you may need to plan in advance. School fire training or inset days can book four months in advance. Care home fire training can be delivered in morning afternoon and twilight sessions. We will need to carry out construction site fire training in daylights areas as sites are usually higher risk.

If you need more information or want to find out more about us, either call or email us now!

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