Fire Safety in Hotels

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This one day course is aimed at employees with a designated fire safety role in the workplace.  It equips the delegates with the necessary knowledge and skills to adequately undertake their roles and responsibilities as Fire Wardens in hotels, guest houses etc.

Delegates are provided with the safe knowledge and skill in how to deal with outbreaks of fire using portable fire extinguishers safely. 

The course material and handouts are used in conjunction with the Department for Communities Local Government (DCLG) Fire Safety Guides and the current legislation. 


This course has been designed for employers and employees working in the hotel business, including managers, reception staff, bar staff, kitchen staff etc.

Delegates do not require any previous experience.


  • An awareness of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and other relevant laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of the typical role of a fire warden in the workplace
  • Awareness of your key fire safety duties under the RRFSO, including: Fire Safety, Means of Escape, Fire Alarms, Log Book and Fire Notices
  • An understanding of the modes of evacuation
  • An understanding of how to evacuate people with disabilities.
  • Skills to recognise and address human behaviour in a fire situation
  • Knowledge and skill to undertake fire alarm tests, fire drills and to supervise emergency procedures
  • Awareness of how to prevent fire or limit its impact
  • The ability to identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • The ability to identify and use a range of portable fire extinguishers on live fires


  • Review of modern fire safety law
  • The role of the fire warden in hotels
  • Human behaviour in a fire
  • Basic principles of a fire risk assessment
  • Routine fire prevention measures
  • Routine daily/weekly/monthly checks
  • Modes of evacuation and Fire drills 
  • Fire fighting equipment/Extinguisher types
  • Fire science
  • Theory of combustion
  • Principles of extinguishment
  • Practical use of fire extinguishers


1 day (6 hours approx)