Project Description


At Martina’s Safety and Health Services we have combined two courses into one –  fire safety awareness and fire extinguisher training.

If requested, these courses can be delivered individually (4.5 hours).

Fire safety awareness in the workplace provides participants with knowledge to deal with fire on an emergency basis and how to protect themselves. This course highlights the danger of fire, the importance of prevention and the necessity of urgent action when fire breaks out. Desired practical experience to extinguish fires in the workplace will be provided.

  • understanding the fire triangle
  • list actions to be taken in the event of fire
  • understand evacuation procedures
  • evaluate and (if safe to do so) fight the fire with the correct extinguisher
  • use of a fire extinguisher;
  • different classes of fire;
  • tackling a fire safely in its early stages; and
  • the correct type of extinguisher to use.
Course content includes:
  • Introduction;
  • Overview of current fire safety legislation;
  • Causes of fire;
  • Good housekeeping practices;
  • Speed of fire;
  • Understanding fire & smoke behaviour;
  • Action in the event of fire and on hearing fire alarm;
  • Raising the alarm/calling the fire brigade;
  • Proper procedures when handling flammable material;
  • Choosing the correct extinguisher
    • Proper use of fire extinguishers classes of fire;
    • Fire and smoke behaviour;
    • Types of extinguisher and safe use;
    • Information regarding extinguisher service/maintenance
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Role of Fire Warden/Marshal
  • Fire Drill
  • Practical use of hand-held Fire Extinguishers
Method of Delivery
  • Video aids,
  • Group discussion,
  • PowerPoint presentation,
  • Practical use of a fire extinguisher.

Full day


Certification of attendance is provided on successful completion of the course.

Maximum Participants



€75 p/p

Group Discount

If you are a company, community group, crèche or an individual who can co-ordinate a group of 10 people, you can avail of a group discount.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend, in order to secure a refund, you must notify us at least 72 hours in advance. Otherwise course fees will not be refunded but we may, at our discretion, be able to offer you a place on an alternative date.