Introduction to Fire Safety in the Workplace Short Course

What is an e-learning short course?

Short Courses are short e-learning courses designed to give your employees knowledge and understanding of key areas that are increasingly necessary in the workplace, such as cyber security, equality and diversity, data and privacy laws, and health and safety legislation. Each Short Course takes an average of 20 to 40 minutes to complete.

Description

According to government statistics, there are 15,000 fires in workplaces and places where people gather in England every year. That’s 40 fires a day. The costs associated with fire are significant from physical costs including destruction of property, loss of income and increased insurance premiums, through to immeasurable, profound costs including loss of life, severe injury and reputational damage. However, fire is preventable.

This e-learning 'short course' in fire safety in the workplace is designed to help you and your business understand the risks of fire and the steps that can be taken to mitigate the risk of fire. It will provide the knowledge required to prevent fire and protect people from harm. The course outlines from the very basics of how fire starts and spreads, through to risk assessments and managing risk, as well as outlining the legal obligations of different people in the workplace and their roles and responsibilities relating to fire safety.

Course Objectives

The e-learning short course on an introduction to fire safety in the workplace is designed to help you understand the risks of fire, how fires spread, regulatory requirements and actions to take in the events of a fire. This e-learning course covers the following 12 topics:

  • The fire triangle
  • Causes of fire
  • Hazards associated with fire
  • How fire spreads
  • Fire protection
  • Fire classification
  • Fire extinguishers
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order
  • Fire safety briefings
  • Employees’ responsibilities
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Actions in the event of fire

Course Outcome

Learners taking this course will gain knowledge on the risks of fire and the steps that can be taken to mitigate the risk of a fire. This course is aimed at any employee or manager where there is a requirement to understand fire safety, their roles and responsibilities and the risks associated with fire. This course can be used as a stand-alone module or included in an induction programme.

This course includes a number of key features that will benefit the learner. These include the following:

  • Media and content rich exercises that engage learners
  • Interactive content and exercises based on real-life scenarios
  • Multiple choice questions included within the e-learning
  • Personalised certificate is issued upon completion of the course

Duration

Learners are expected to take approximately 20 to 40 minutes to complete this course

Cost

£20.00 + VAT