Fire safety training

If you are responsible for a business or organisation, to comply with the law, you must make sure employees are provided with adequate fire safety training.

Why provide fire safety training?

Employers are legally required by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, to provide information, instruction and training to employees about fire precautions in the workplace.

What does ‘adequate fire safety training’ mean?

It varies depending on your business, but it generally includes:

What kind of fire safety training should be provided?

It depends on your business or organisation, and who you’re training. There’s four main areas that staff should be trained in:

Be prepared – complete your Fire Risk Assessment

If you’re responsible for a premises, as well as providing training, you need to complete a Fire Risk Assessment.

Contact the Business Safety Team
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