Basic Fire Safety Awareness

BASIC FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS

Course Number

SC0206

Validity

1 Year

Duration

1/2 Day

Assessment

Continuous

Fire can be the scariest of dangers to face and associated smoke can be a silent killer. However, fire is also fundamental to our every day life to keep us warm and cook our food. In health and care settings, fire safety awareness is critically important since service users often have impaired function making them potentially more prone to cause fire or come to harm from its effects.

Suitable for:

Care, Education and Commercial

Care, Education and Commercial

Introduction

  • Introduction and course overview

Course Programme

  • Relevant legislation
  • Fire defined
  • The fire triangle
  • Methods of extinction
  • Common causes
  • Classes of fire
  • Prevention measures
  • Fire fighting equipment
  • Considerations for care sector
  • Means of escape
  • Safety signs
  • Course evaluation

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