Employers are legally required by Fire Safety Regulations (The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 to provide information, instruction and training to employees about fire precautions in the workplace. This fire safety course helps you to fulfil this obligation by providing your staff with the knowledge and understanding required to act safely in the event of a fire in the workplace, without the need to travel or take a full day away from the office.

What is covered?

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.

The lesson plan for this module addresses these needs with:

  • Awareness of key legislation and legal requirements relating to fire safety.
  • Knowledge of the ‘Fire Triangle’.
  • Knowledge of fire detection and warning systems and how to use and react to them.
  • Fire Triangle
  • Key factors relating to evacuation in the event of fire.
  • Knowledge of fire types and which extinguishers can be used on them.
  • Precautions to minimise the risk of fire.
  • Summary

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