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Course Title:             Fire Watch / Standby

Description:         This training skill is designed for people who perform fire lookout duties
Duration:               3 Day
Target Audience: Fire Fighters, Supervisors, Emergency personnel

  • 1. Basic understanding of fire and use of fire extinguishers 

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    • • Sources of ignition
    • • Friction
    • • Theory of Fire
  • 2. Extinguishers and Hose reels 

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    • • Surveillance methods
    • • Fire extinguisher ratings
    • • Types of fire extinguishers
    • • Methods of using the fire extinguishers
    • • Fire extinguisher Inspections
    • • Fire drill and general evacuation
    • • Incident locating and reporting
    • • Equipment monitoring and recording/reporting condition in accordance with standard operating procedure
    • • Maintaining building and surrounds in accordance with local requirements
  • 3. Principles of First Aid, the law/ethics and safety. 

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    • • Anatomy and physiology of human body
    • • CPR and Artificial Resuscitation
    • • Choking
    • • Secondary survey
    • • Shock
    • • Trauma
    • • Fractures
    • • Wound
    • • Burns
    • • Medical conditions
  • 4. Breathing apparatus 

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    • • Importance of PPE
    • • Safety alert and emergencies
    • • Personal alert safety systems
    • • Emergency procedures
    • • Maintenance and Inspection of PPE
  • Course Notes 

    Learner will be able to able to:

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    • • Locate and report relevant incidents by applying standard surveillance techniques.
    • • Monitor and report equipment condition.
    • • Perform basic First Aid skills and show enhanced levels of emergency preparedness.
    • • Maintain general housekeeping.