Author Topic: training people to conduct domestic home fire safety risk assessments  (Read 8671 times)

Offline kurnal

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A housing association I work for wishes to train its housing support staff to carry out home fire safety checks, identical to those carried out by the fire service. I am aware of the leaflets and information available from DCLG, and have pointed them in that direction but I wondered if there was any training package available based around the publications for purchase or otherwise?

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Re: training people to conduct domestic home fire safety risk assessments
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2015, 08:53:57 PM »
Won't the fire service in the area concerned train them for free? I'm sure that we do.

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Re: training people to conduct domestic home fire safety risk assessments
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2015, 10:16:47 PM »
yes they will on request but the housing association has 15000 households and that would be too much to ask! the idea is to give the housing offices core skills - what to look for, hazard awareness,  correct advice to give and when to call for specialist help.

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Re: training people to conduct domestic home fire safety risk assessments
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2015, 10:21:51 PM »
Sorry Kurnal, what I meant was the fire service training the staff not doing the HFRC.

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Re: training people to conduct domestic home fire safety risk assessments
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2015, 12:17:32 AM »
I myself have trained many housing officers for that purpose.
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Re: training people to conduct domestic home fire safety risk assessments
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2015, 11:17:44 PM »
Thanks DD I will speak to your people, I know who you mean.