Food Safety Course Overview
The Fire Safety 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.
Upon completion of the Fire Safety 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
This is a self-paced online course presented in four modules. Participants may leave and resume the course at any time. 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 to the next unit. Those who do not achieve 100% can review the module content and re-try as needed 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.
Please note that course access information will be emailed to you within 1 business day, as this course is fulfilled by a third party.