General Fire Safety for Managers

$50.00

The Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) resource library provides health and safety online courses and certificates for different industries to meet the demand in workplace occupational health and safety for a more skilled, competent, and safe workforce. This Library offers over 80 online courses and was designed to meet the different requirements of provincial and federal government legislation as well as to provide an incremental learning path leading towards three competency-based online certificates.

Description

The risk of fire is one of the greatest threats to health, safety, property, and the delivery of services. Fire prevention and protection programs promote an approach to fire safety and prevention that includes responsibilities for all employees regarding the reduction of fire hazards at their workplace. This course has been designed to help you meet all regulatory and government requirements including the Occupational Health and Safety Code.

 

This is a two-hour online course.

 

 

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the place of fire safety procedures within an operational risk management program
  • Understand the legislative guidelines related to fire prevention and protection
  • Describe the responsibilities of workers, supervisors, and managers related to fire prevention and protection
  • Identify the causes and stages of a fire
  • Classify fires and proper fire extinguisher use
  • List the basic elements of fire detection
  • Describe proper safety techniques for dealing with a fire
  • Identify the process for fire emergency response planning
  • Describe the fire safety tree used as a guide to create a fire emergency plan
  • Describe how to safely evacuate a burning building