Fire Awareness Training
No matter what working environment your organisation operates in, it is a legal requirement that your staff complete Fire Awareness Training. This course is designed to cover all industry sectors and assists users in the basics of fire, how to keep their workplace safe, and how to work towards compliance with current legislation.
This eLearning course is cost-effective and easy to set up, which is the ideal way to help your organisation comply with current legislation. With thousands of companies across the UK already using this training course, this best-seller is a crucial course for all organisations.
In this course you will learn:
- The different types of fire, how they start, and how they can be prevented.
- What to do in the event of a fire, including types of fire safety equipment and evacuation.
- The details of the Fire Safety Order 2005 and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and your responsibilities towards compliance.
This course consists of five sections:
Section 1: the nature of fire
The first part of this course examines the nature of fire, the different types, what they need to burn and spread, and the dangers of smoke.
Section 2: fire signage
Different types of signs are used to alert you to different risks, dangers, and environments. Section 2 explains the categories of signs, as well as looking at examples of signs you might see in the workplace in order to help you identify risky situations and understand what to do in an emergency.
Section 3: fire hazards
Section 3 discusses the different fire hazards that might be present in your workplace, looking at sources of ignition, and flammable and combustible materials. It then identifies practices and procedures that should be put in place to reduce the risk of fire.
Section 4: emergency procedure
Section 4 prepares you for what to do in the event of a fire emergency. It explains what to consider when raising the alarm and calling the emergency services, as well as safe ways to evacuate and what to do if you become trapped or come into contact with flames and smoke.
Section 5: portable fire extinguishers
The final part of this course demonstrates how to select from the five types of fire extinguisher, as well as how to use fire blankets and when it is safe to light a fire and when it is not.
About the Course
The Fire Awareness training course is designed to educate users about the behaviour of fire and smoke so that you can react quickly in the event of an emergency and otherwise comply with UK regulations and promote fire safety in your workplace.
Broken down into five sections, this course covers the essential information about how fires start and spread, the different classes of fire and how to extinguish them, how hazard signs can be identified and understood by the traffic light system, and procedures for coping in an emergency, including refreshers on the basics such as stop, drop and roll.
Available in 31 languages, the course takes around 30 minutes to complete.
All courses translated into over 30 languages.