This Fire Safety short-course and assessment helps you to fulfil your obligation by providing your staff with the knowledge and understanding required to act safely in the event of a fire in the workplace.
Fire is the probably the biggest risk threat to life that most people face at work, with around 50 people being killed and over 2000 seriously injured every year. In order to minimise the risk of fire in the workplace, it is vital that everyone is aware of the common causes of fire and the appropriate actions to take in the event of a fire, including how to escape safely from the scene.
- Awareness of key legislation and the legal requirements relating to fire safety
- The “Fire Triangle”
- Fire detection, warning systems and how to use and react to them
- Evacuation procedures
- The different types of fire and what extinguishers can be used
- Precautions to minimise the risk of fire
- Learners will understand the key legislation involving fire safety
- Learners will understand the legal requirements for workplace safety
- Learners will understand the "Fire Triangle" and how it may be used
- Learners will know how to react in a fire and understand the different warning systems
- Learners will understand the importance of an evacuation plan and key evacuation legislation
- Learners will understand the different types of fire and what the causes may be
- Learners will understand which type of fire extinguishers to use
- Learners will be able to take steps to minimise the risk of a fire occurring