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Course Overview - Fire Safety for Resident Tutors

Title of Course

Fire Safety in Residences – a briefing for Resident Tutors


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?


Any prior knowledge or experience required?


How many places?

Limited by room size

Delivered by?

Fire Safety Adviser