Have your staff been trained on what to do in the event of a fire?


Have all staff been trained on what to do in the event of a fire, hearing the fire alarm, on fire prevention measures, and how to use fire fighting equipment, within the past 12 months (i.e. have been trained using a fire training DVD)?

Reason for This Question

It is a legal requirement under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 for all staff to have been trained on each of these elements on an annual basis.

Possible Answers

Red: No record or evidence of staff training
Amber: Some training records, but incomplete. Staff able to confirm understanding
Green: Documented training records up to date

Common Issues

  • No training records available at the time of the audit.
  • Fire safety training has not been refreshed within the last 12 months.

Fail Rate

23.53% of businesses failed this question based on our sample data.

How to Stay Compliant

Ensure fire safety training is part of your induction and training is refreshed every 12 months. Ensure records of training are up to date and available.

Our Solutions

All the required fire safety training and refresher training is available as part of our Health and Safety Management System packages.

This post is part of the “Focus on Health and Safety Audit Questions” series.