Fire Safety: The Basics (English) (1 hour)

Fire Safety: The Basics (English) (1 hour)

Discover what workplace fire hazards are and the safe use of fire extinguishers.






Disponible en français

Workplace fire hazards exist and need to be addressed. This course is designed for everyone who needs to know the basics of fire safety in the workplace.

Participants will gain knowledge of fire safety basics, including the causes of workplace fires, prevention practices and guidelines for evacuation. This interactive e-Course provides guidance for the correct use of fire extinguishers for different classes of fires. Includes tips on first-aid procedures for common fire-related injuries.

The course includes case studies with discussion summaries and other examples to illustrate the concepts as well practical tools such as sample forms and checklists. Quizzes throughout the course and an exam help to measure and encourage learning.

Topics include

  • Causes of fires
  • Fire prevention practices
  • Evacuation plan
  • Combating fires
  • Fire related injuries

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to

  • Recognize fire hazards and various classes of fire extinguishers
  • Know how to use the correct fire extinguisher for different classes of fire
  • Understand the evacuation procedures and evacuate your work area in case of fire
  • Control fire hazards and follow fire prevention practices

Recommended for

  • Supervisors
  • Facilities staff
  • Fire safety team members
  • Facilities managers
  • Health and safety committee members
  • Workers who need basic fire safety awareness



Delivery Method

This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

During checkout, you can choose to register as a single learner or select a multiple learner license. With a multiple learner license you will act as an administrator and add learners from your company.

Also available in French.

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

  • eCourse Volume Discount

    The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

    Total Seats Discount
    100 - 499 25%
    500 - 999 50%
    1000+ 80%



    Réductions pour volume sur les cours en ligne.

    Le coût est fondé sur le nombre total de droits de participation achetés. Le coût par participant pour une licence multiparticipant est calculé en appliquant les réductions pour volume suivantes au coût de participation individuelle :

    Nombre total de participants Réduction
    100 à 499 25 %
    500 à 999 50 %
    1 000 et plus 80 %

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