Putting fire safety first in Portsmouth

  • Fire safety workshop for businesses planned
  • There will also be an open day at a Portsmouth fire station
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BUSINESS owners and employers have a chance to learn about their fire safety responsibilities in the workplace at a free workshop.

The workshop will be at Southsea Fire Station in Somers Road on Thursday, August 13 from 10am to 1pm.

It’s a chance to meet the firefighters and get a behind the scenes look at the fire station

Lee Sheen

Attendees will learn about fire safety legislation, what to expect if a fire safety inspector comes to visit as well as common shortfalls experiences during an inspection.

Places at the workshop can be booked at hantsfire.gov.uk.

n Cosham Fire Station will host an open day on Saturday, August 29. There will be firefighting demonstrations and emergency vehicles from different services on display.

Crew manager Lee Sheen said: ‘It’s a chance to meet the firefighters and get a behind-the-scenes look at the fire station.’