It is a legal requirement for employers to provide information, instruction and training about fire safety in the workplace (Fire Safety Regulations - The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005).
In this fire safety e-learning course you’ll gain the knowledge and understanding required to ensure you can act safely in the event of a fire as well as being able to apply principles that will help reduce the likelihood of fire occurring in the first place.
This fire safety at work e-learning course provides a clear overview of the important elements of fire safety and gives you all the information to help ensure the safety of employees and customers when fire occurs.
The e-learning course is interactive and engaging with elements of ‘storytelling’ that help make the learning easy and interesting to follow. It’s a fun way of learning the important principles of fire safety.
Watch this video for a quick overview of our Fire Safety at Work course.
Who is it for?
This fire safety e-learning course is essential health safety training. It’s particularly appropriate for people new to an organisation or for use as a refresher for existing employees.
While some professions may be more at risk of fire incidents, the truth is everyone in all types of roles have a role to play in ensuring fire safety practices are a normal part of day to day work. Fire safety is the responsibility of everyone within an organisation.
In order for employees and companies to be protected, we recommend this fire safety e-learning becomes a part of each employee’s induction.
Why study this course?
The reasons to create a safe working environment where fire safety is uppermost in people’s mind are self-evident. This course will help bring the important topic of fire safety to the forefront of your mind. In this course:
You’ll learn to appreciate why fire safety is important and how it can be prevented
You’ll understand the typical fire risks in the workplace, how it can spread and how fires are extinguished
You’ll know what to do when fire occurs, what different signs mean and how to ensure the safety of everyone
You’ll have an understanding of fire regulations and the different roles of people during fires
You’ll help create a culture of positive fire safety practice in the workplace
Compared to a traditional classroom-based session, you will save a huge sum of money with our e-learning course.
Average course duration: 90 minutes. Course content broken down as follows:
It’s an online e-learning course
Interactive and engaging content
Blending text, graphics, images and videos
Get downloadable worksheets and factsheets
On-going testing as your progress with a final assessment
Price: GBP 10.00
Why study with ICM?
Practical courses - This course is designed to help you in the real business world, giving you practical skills that you can quickly and easily implement in the workplace.
Interactive and engaging - Learning doesn’t have to be boring. This multi-media course is designed to keep you engaged throughout.
Step-by-step learning - This course is broken down into easy to manage bite-size chunks. From start to finish we take you on an enjoyable learning journey.
Certificated courses - Employers recognise hard work and you will be awarded an official ICM certificate upon successful completion of your course.
1Why fire safety is important
understand that the risk from fires at work is still present and safety measures such as this e-learning help to reduce the risk
define the ‘responsible person’ as responsible for a fire risk assessment
explain that risk assessments are designed to identify fire hazards
identify the three elements in the fire triangle
explain why the fire triangle is important to fire prevention and extinguishing fires
describe at least three classes of fire
explain how fires spread
3Fire prevention methods
describe the main sources of ignition in the workplace
explain how risk of fire can be removed or reduced
describe how to carry out simple user checks on electrical equipment
4Fire safety measures
explain the different types of fire and smoke alarms
describe the different firefighting devices and their uses
understand the role of fire wardens and marshals
explain what a personal emergency evacuation plan is
explain why fire assembly points are important
5In the event of a fire
explain what to do if there is a fire
describe what to do if they were trapped by a fire
identify the three things to do if a person’s clothes are on fire