The latest government statistics in 2013 reported over 22,000 building fires with 350 deaths. Although figures are dropping, there is still a lot to learn about the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace.
This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand those risks and how to control and act upon any likely hazards.
A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and safety at work, this is also beneficial for general knowledge.
Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.
- Place of study: Learn from home
- Type of course: Online distance learning course with no exams
- Course duration: An average of 2 hours.
Full tutor and customer service support will be provided throughout the course.
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Section 1: Fire hazards and risks
In this section, the learner will identify different causes of fires in the workplace, understand the hazards during and after and also understand the characteristics of fire and smoke spread.
Section 2: Controlling fire risks
The learner will understand how to identify and control fire hazards, define ‘means of escape’ and learn about the typical components. This section also covers fire detection and alarms, the principles of extinguishing and using equipment safely.
Section 3: Fire safety management
This section covers employers’ and employees’ duties relating to fire safety, being able to carry out simple fire safety inspections and the stages of a fire risk assessment.
Section 4: The role of the Fire Warden
In this section, the learner will understand the role and function of the fire warden and the contents of a fire safety briefing.