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jcollins  
#1 Posted : 03 August 2022 11:29:49(UTC)
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jcollins

I'm trying to find a trainer in Scotland to discuss Digital / Laser-Driven Extinguisher Training in our workplace, I can find suppliers of the equipment, but not trainers.  Can anyone point me in the right direction please?

Thanks

Jackie

Brian Hagyard  
#2 Posted : 04 August 2022 09:39:45(UTC)
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Brian Hagyard

Usualy most suppliers offer the training. They idea is once you know how to set them up they operate like an ordinary fire extinguisher - so if you know how to set them up any trainer should be able to show staff how they work. Sorry its been a while since i used such a system and moved jobs  i dont remember who we got ouirs from and we were not in scotland.

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jcollins on 04/08/2022(UTC)
jcollins  
#3 Posted : 04 August 2022 11:08:29(UTC)
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jcollins

Thanks, Brian.  I've sent messages to a couple of suppliers to see if they have any contacts in Scotland - as I need a trainer to bring the equipment with them for the session (no budget to buy it ourselves). 

Messey  
#4 Posted : 05 August 2022 14:17:22(UTC)
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Messey

Jcollins, I am intrigued as to why you are intent on the use of laser type training equipment?

I am not sold on the concept to be honest and would rather hold a 'show and tell' extinguisher session than use the rather gimmicky laser units.

Let me just stress that I am not criticising your choice in any way, I am just trying to understand your rationale as I cannot see any advantages for the customer with this kit.  ​​​​​​​

jcollins  
#5 Posted : 05 August 2022 14:23:13(UTC)
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jcollins

I've made no decision either way as yet - I'm just information gathering at this stage, however as we are a city centre location with no car park/outdoor space to "play" with extinguishers, I felt it was worth looking into as an option.

I have a feeling I'm going to have to ship my fire marshals out somewhere for their practical training though due to the lack of information on the laser type training.

Thanks for taking the time to reply :-)

Brian Hagyard  
#6 Posted : 08 August 2022 07:43:51(UTC)
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Brian Hagyard

Originally Posted by: jcollins Go to Quoted Post

Thanks, Brian.  I've sent messages to a couple of suppliers to see if they have any contacts in Scotland - as I need a trainer to bring the equipment with them for the session (no budget to buy it ourselves). 

Right had not realised you wanted a trainer who used it - thought you had bought the kit. In that case i would just ring up a few trainers who offer onsite fire extinguisher training. Have to agree with Messey -having used both you cannot beat the real thing! The only advantage with the laser sets is that they dont create a mess and so you can use in an office environment and use over and over again. 

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