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Fire Safety Management


After completion of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of fire safety organizations and fire emergency planning
  • Learn the techniques and procedures required for the inspection of fire protection systems.
  • Identify the human factors in fire safety
Course Content

Fire Safety Organization:

  • Structure and requirements
  • Need for a fire safety manager
  • Fire prevention maintenance programme

Role and Responsibilities of a Fire Safety Manager:

  • Legal qualifications and appointments
  • Accountability to management

Formulating a Fire Emergency Plan:

  • Role and function of the plan
  • Standard operating procedures in the event of a fire

Means of Escape:

  • Exits
  • Escape Routes
  • Emergency and Escape Lighting
  • Exit and directional Signage
  • Refuge and assembly area
  • Travel Distance
  • Protection of Escape Route
  • Requirements as per Code of Practice

Inspection of Fire Protection Systems:

  • Automatic alarm and detection system
  • Routine inspections
  • EAnnual tests

Human Factors in Fire Safety:

  • Concept of panic
  • Education and training

Fire Evacuation:

  • Role and responsibilities of a fire warden
  • Phased evacuation for high rise buildings


  • Mock Building Evacuation Exercise
  • Post Mortem discussion on Simulated Exercise
  • Preparation and Presentation of Exercise Report
Target Group

Operational employees with fire safety and prevention responsibilities involved in emergency
rescue operations including:

  • Airlines, Airports and its Operating/Supporting Staff
  • Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Airport Authorities/Operators
  • Civil Defence Organizations
  • Municipal Fire Brigades
  • Oil-Refining and Petrochemical Industries
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • State/Central Emergency and Rescue Services.
  • Private Security Agencies
Course Duration
  • 5 Days
Delivery Method
  • Classroom Training
  • Case study/Video clips
  • Mock Exercises
  • Internal Faculty