Fire Safety Training

All employees of Umeå University are required to complete a basic Fire Safety Training course at least every 5 years. Fire Safety Officers are required to complete a more comprehensive fire safety course. At Umeå University, all fire safety training courses are run by Presto. See below for details on how to register.

Booking of Fire Safety Training

Each department/unit shall appoint a person responsible for the booking of fire safety training courses. This is done by email to bokning@presto.se. Presto shall, upon request, provide the department/unit with details of which members of staff have completed their training. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Presto on 010 452 00 60.

Basic Fire Safety Training

All employees of Umeå University are required to complete a basic Fire Safety Training course at least every 5 years. The course participant will receive a link that is valid for 14 days during which time, the training can be completed as and when convenient.

The training includes:

  • Laws and regulations
  • How do fires start?
  • What are the possible consequences of a fire?
  • What should I do if there is a fire?
  • What can I do to prevent fires from starting?

The cost of a Basic Fire Safety Training course is SEK 200/person which is paid by the department/unit. See the box 'Purchase order No./Make/Reference' for correct department/unit invoicing reference.

Staff based at the municipal premises of Region Västerbotten are required to complete their fire safety training as organised by Region Västerbotten.

Fire Safety Officer Training

The training includes:

  • Laws and regulations
  • Technical and organisational fire safety measures
  • Fire safety procedures and inspections.

The Fire Safety Officer Training is paid centrally by Umeå University.

Flammable Materials Manager training

Flammable Materials Manager Training courses are organised as and when required, usually every two years. The Flammable Materials Manager Training is the responsibility of the Environmental Coordinator at the Building Office.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Rebecka Sandberg
Administrator
+46 90 786 59 12
rebecka.sandberg@umu.se

Frida Fjellström
10/7/2021