Fire safety

Fires are a major threat in any workplace; in a care environment a fire can cause significant disruption even if staff and clients are kept safe. The course covers good practice to prevent fires and looks at the emergency provisions necessary to protect life and livelihoods.

Learning Aims

The trainer will seek to raise learners’ awareness of their role in preventing fires in the workplace. The actual provisions in place will be looked at and discussed as will the importance of knowing what to do in an emergency.

Course Content

• Common causes of fire
• Costs of fires in the workplace
• Legislation
• Emergency plans
• Risk assessment
• Controlling risk
• Alerting the emergency services
• Emergency provisions – equipment and action

Complementary Courses

• Health and Safety Awareness

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