Fire Safety Awareness
This course develops Learners’ basic fire safety awareness. It includes what to do in the event of an emergency, the principles of fire risk control and the basics of practical fire safety. This course is based on:
The objective of the course is to benefit Learners through developing their fire safety awareness in the workplace to make sure that they are keeping themselves and others they work with safe at all times.
The purpose of this course is to develop Learners’ awareness of fire safety.
This course is for all employees to increase their basic fire safety awareness. This training helps to fulfil an employer’s legal duty to train all their staff in fire safety.
The Learner will:
1. Understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency. The learner will be able to:
1.1 Identify the main causes of fires in the workplace
1.2 Recognise the main costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees and society
1.3 Recognise their own duties and responsibilities in relation to fire safety at work
1.4 Identify the duties and responsibilities of fire wardens and other people who may be required to take action as part of fire risk controls or during an emergency
1.5 Recall the action to be taken in the event of a fire in the workplace, including methods of raising the alarm and contacting the emergency services
2. Understand the principles of fire risk control. The learner will be able to:
2.1 Identify the key elements for effective fire risk management in the workplace
2.2 Recognise how the components of the fire triangle can be used to control fire risks
2.3 Identify different fire risk control measures
2.4 Recognise fire prevention measures that can be taken to minimise fire risks
3. Understand the basics of practical fire safety. The learner will be able to:
3.1 Recall the safe operating parameters for the use of portable fire-fighting equipment
3.2 Recognise simple checks for ensuring that fire safety equipment is serviceable and safe to use