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