This course will be postponed until the New Year. Apologies but it has not proved possible to get the trainer from the far North to the Chester training location due to deep lying snow and blocked roads. The full extinguisher course due to start on Tuesday will go ahead if, as expected the conditions improve and the roads clear.
Do you install and commission fire extinguishers? Can never find the manufacturers’ stated weight to use as a reference? Problem over. IFEDA has launched an android app just for you. To find the app, priced at just £10, you can simply go on the Google Play Store and search for “IFEDA Toolbox”, alternatively you can use one of these links:
With a number of its members wondering about the quality of water used to fill fire extinguishers, especially those filled at various locations around the world. IFEDA has taken the opportunity to engage the services of a water testing company to carry out some in-depth analysis. The results can be found in the attached press-release.
IFEDA will be running the following course in Exeter:-
Fire & Safety Signs – A technical Perspective.
When: 25th July
Time: 09:30 1/2 day
Cost: £70 + vat
Course feedback includes:- “a very enjoyable course, we learned a lot and I have already implemented a couple of instant changes. The course will certainly help with my FRA’s as to what is a requirement and what can be recommended. The half a day was about right”. “An extremely informative and well delivered course with outstanding and comprehensive hand-outs for future reference.”
This half-day workshop covers topics such as:-
Safety Signs i.e. Classification, Performance Requirements, Design principles, Geometric Shapes, Safety & Contrast Colours for Safety Signs – BS ISO 3864-1:2011. Sizes and Viewing Distances BS ISO 3864-1:2011 and BS 5499-4:2013. Photo-luminescent Safety Signs What are they and how do they work? Categorisation of Safety Signs According to BS EN ISO 7010.
Normative and Legal Framework
Principles of a SWGS with reference to BS ISO 16069:2004. Location Levels, Sign Types and their Application, Markings and Strips & Escape Plans – Alarm Zone Plans
Selection and Positioning of Signs For:- Exit & Fire Doors, Fire Fighting Equipment, Warning/Hazards and Stairwells.
Site Surveys:- Tips on carrying out a site survey
Test:- open book exam and then discussion of the answers in case clarification is required.