This course helps employees to ensure that their actions contribute to fire safety in the workplace. It explores the causes of fire and the use of firefighting equipment as well as the actions to take when a fire is discovered. Topics are supported with engaging activities and knowledge is assessed through a short exam at the end of the course.
This course is designed for employees at any level who need training in the essentials of fire safety.
By actively participating in this course, you will learn how to:
Identify the causes of fire and explain how fire spreads.
Classify fire types and identify the most suitable fire extinguisher to use.
Explain the steps to take on discovering a fire.
Describe your employers’ responsibilities for fire safety in the workplace, including the provision of suitable signage, documentation, and training.
Identify your own responsibilities for fire safety and feel empowered to raise concerns.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Fire and Firefighting Equipment
The causes of fire
The Fire Triangle
How fire spreads
Classes of fire
Fire extinction methods
Types of fire extinguishers
Actions During a Fire
Raising the alarm
Meeting at the assembly point
Actions to take when trapped
Actions to take when on fire
Using firefighting equipment
Roles and Responsibilities
Signage, documentation, and training
Putting it all Together
Fire safety assessment
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