Most fires are preventable if the right measures and controls are implemented. It is up to those responsible for workplaces and other buildings where public have access to take measures to eliminate or reduce the risk of fire.

Fire normally generates three different types of hazards which are fatal for people:

  • Heat
  • Oxygen depletion
  • Smoke

In any workplace, employers and employees are required to follow the regulations Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 and Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Our fire safety toolbox talk helps employers keep their employees safe and stay compliant with the law in terms of fire safety.

Items Covered in the Fire Safety Toolbox Talk

Our fire safety toolbox talk is split up in following sections:

  • Introduction: Provides an overview of what fire safety is.
  • How Fires Start: This section provides information on what is required to start a fire.
  • The Dangers: This section covers some of the main danger to avoid to increase fire safety and reduce the risk of a fire.
  • Control Measures: Outline controls that employers and employees are legally obligated to comply with or consider to reduce the risk of fire.
  • When Discovering a Fire: Covers what to do in case of a fire.
  • When Hearing the Fire Alarm: Describes what to do when hearing the fire alarm.
  • The Law: List regulations that employers are obligated to comply with in regards to fire safety.
  • Toolbox Talk Questions: Includes a few questions to assess attendees understanding of the fire safety toolbox talk.

Each of our toolbox talks include an additional page where relevant dangers on site can be identified and discussed, together with an attendance list where participants can be recorded and sign.

Purchase our Fire Safety Toolbox Talk to keep your employees safe, or take advantage of our toolbox talk packages which contains a range of our toolbox talks at a reduced price.