Fire Safety - All employees

Develop fire safety knowledge in order to reduce the risk of fire, and take on the correct actions in the event of fire
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

Employers are legally required by Fire Safety Regulations (e.g. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 - UK) to provide information, instruction and training to employees about fire precautions in the workplace. This course provides you with the knowledge and understanding required to act safely in the event of a fire in the workplace.

NB: It is the legal duty of every employee to work together to reduce the risk of fire.

The Course takes approximately 1 to 2 hours - depending on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

The sections are set within simple understandable headings.

The 5 Parts of the course are split into:

Part 1: Fire Science & how a fire behaves.

Part 2: Human behaviour - How people react to a fire.

Part 3: Legislation - Understanding your legal duty & responsibility.

Part 4: Risk Assessments - Whats in a Fire Risk Assessment

Part 5: Developing your Fire Plan - Managing your fire safety duty.

Assessment: Quiz

Methodology of Learning

Theoretical lessons through e-platforms: powerpoint, youtube, web references, video

This style of delivery makes the course both memorable and enjoyable for participants, ensuring long-term learning.

Voluntary Assessment:

Develop your individual risk assessment - Fire Plan

Certificate issued on completion by


What are the requirements?

  • No previous knowledge is required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • State current fire legislation and the legal duty of employees.
  • Have an appreciation of various types of human behaviour in a fire.
  • Identify the key elements of fire science - the Triangle of Fire.
  • List the key fire safety features of a building
  • State various causes of fire
  • Describe the action required in the event of a fire
  • List the sections within a fire risk assessment.
  • Describe a basic fire plan
  • Identify the key factors relating to a safe evacuation of a building.
  • Have an appreciation of emergency service responsibilities.
  • Have an appreciation of the legal duty to co-operate and co-ordinate with others to reduce the risk of fire.

Who is the target audience?

  • All employees

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to Fire Safety - Part 1: Fire Science & how a fire behaves.

The Student will be able to:

1. Recognise how a fire grows.

2. State the three elements required to develop a fire (The Triangle of Fire).

3. Recognise how you can stop a fire happening in the first place.

Part 1: What starts a fire - Conduction Convection & Radiation.
Part 1: Whats starts a fire? - The Triangle of Fire.
Part 1 Consolidation Video - When a fire experiment goes wrong.
Part 1: Closing thoughts
Section 2: Human behaviour - Part 2: How people react to a fire.

The student will be able to:

1. Identify the possible high risk people behaviours in a fire.

2. Develop good personal fire safety habits in reagrd to should a fire occur,

Part 2: Fire in Off License
Part 2: Human Behaviour Conclusion
Section 3: Legislation - Part 3: Understanding your legal duty and responsibility.

The student will be able to:

1. Name the legislation that applies to fire safety across all business.

2. Name the 'articles' within the fire safety legislation that enforces employer duties.

Section 4: Risk Assessments - Part 4: What is a Fire Risk Assessment

The student will be able to:

1. List the individual elements within a fire Risk Assessment.

2. Explain how the elements of a Fire Risk Assessment relate to an employees legal duties.

Part 4: Look at the Technical detail within your Fire Risk Assessment
Part 4: Completing the Risk Assessment process & training.
Section 5: Developing your Fire Plan

The student will be able to:

1. Design their own fire plan for their workplace

2. Respond quickly and correctly in the event of a fire (if YOU keep up to date with your personal fire plan).

Part 5: Means of Escape Route 1
Part 5: Alternative Means of Escape route
Part 5: Introduction to your fire plan
Part 5: Designing Your Fire Plan
21 questions

For all employes, managers and fire safftey teams

Closing thoughts
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Well done on completing this Fire Safety Course: please download your certificate.

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Instructor Biography

Dave Armstrong, Looking to help people around the world

Recently retired (fire & rescue service) - and exeprinced teacher/ tutor - Quals: BSc (Hons), PGCE, MIFireE

Freelance lecturer (since 2000) who wants to help people - turning theory in to practice in a simple and understandable way.

I can also 'come to you and accredit your courses in the workplace' - assessments aligned to your business profile - HNC, HND, NEBOSH, ISO, City & Guilds etc: Tutor and partnership with Preston College. UCLAN (foundation and degree course(s)). Fire College associate. Abu Dhabi Emergency Services tutor. Fully qualified (PGCE) course director/ tutor/ coach since 2000.

Experienced in fire & rescue operations, leadership, project management, change adovocate, training design/implementation and operational assessment (psychical and virtual). UK and abroad (Kosovo, Malaysia and UAE) since 1986.

My research passion: authority influences on risk - governance and accountability. Basically reducing risk through developing quality relationships right across an organisation /company.

I enjoy helping people and teams develop. Have experience working in many types of environment/culture(s) and across all organisational levels - in both theoretical and practical forms.

Sometimes working as a volunteer (for the right cause).

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