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Course Overview - Fire Safety for Resident Tutors

Title of Course

Fire Safety in Residences – a briefing for Resident Tutors

Length

½ hour

Brief descriptor

What to do in the event of a fire

Who is it for?

Must attend: Wardens, Sub-Wardens, Resident Tutors

May attend: Accommodation Service Managers


What will the participant get out of this?

An understanding of the dangers and common causes of fire in residences; preventing fires; prohibited articles; what to do in the event of discovering a fire or hearing a fire alarm; how to evacuate and where to go; the role of a resident tutor in an evacuation; evacuation scenarios for disabled persons; fire extinguishers when and how to use them

Participant preparation needed?

None

Any prior knowledge or experience required?

None

How many places?

Limited by room size

Delivered by?

Fire Safety Adviser