Fire Safety

Categories: Safety
Includes lifetime access

Course Overview

Overview

This
course covers the legislated fire safety responsibilities of the employer and
the worker, describes safe work practices related to fire prevention, and
provides practical information about emergency response in situations involving
fire. 

 

Ideally,
all workplace parties should understand the principles of fire safety and how
to respond effectively in the event of a fire.
 

 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the
course, participants will be able to: 

·
Explain
how the issue of fire safety is addressed by occupational health and safety (OHS)
legislation in Canada

·
Identify
the responsibilities of employers and those of workers as they relate to fire
safety

·
Describe
safe work practices that can reduce the risk of fire 

·
Know
what to do in the event of a fire 

·
Recognize
fire-related situations in which the use of a fire extinguisher is appropriate
and situations in which it is best to evacuate

·
Identify
the types of extinguishers, and the classes of fire that can be put out using
each type of extinguisher 

·
Know
how to use a fire extinguisher

·
Understand
the maintenance and servicing requirements related to fire extinguishers 

Course
Format

This is a self-paced online course presented in
four modules.
Participants may leave and
resume the course at any time. The duration will depend on the participant and any
prior knowledge of the subject-matter. Average course completion time is about
1 – 2 hours.

Evaluation and
Certification

 

There
is a test at the end of each module. Participants must obtain 100% on each
module test in order to proceed. Those who do not achieve 100% can review the
module content and re-try as necessary to complete the course. Please note that
test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.
A printable certificate is available upon successful completion of the course.

 

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