Fire Safety Principles (CPD)
This course will give you the knowledge to understand fire hazards and risks and how to effectively identify and control any hazards.
This official CPD course is perfect for an introduction to a subject or a subject refresher.
Units covered in this programme include:
– Fire hazards and risks: In this section, you will learn about how fires are caused in the workplace, the fire triangle, hazards during or after a fire and the characteristics of fire and smoke spread.
– Controlling fire risks: This section will build your knowledge of identifying and controlling fire hazards at work. You will also learn what is meant by the term ‘means of escape’ in relation to fire hazards and will look at typical components of this. The principles of extinguishing fires will be covered, along with the use of portable firefighting equipment and fixed firefighting systems.
– Fire safety management: On completing this section, you will understand the duties of employers and employees in relation to workplace fire safety, how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection and the stages of a fire risk assessment.
– The role of the Fire Warden: In this section, you will work towards an understanding of the role and function of the Fire Warden and the contents of a fire safety briefing.
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Cost : Total Fee £30
This course will be automatically assessed online and you will receive an e-certificate upon completion.
Upon completion of this course, you may wish to study the following courses: COSHH Risk Assessment, Health and Safety in the Workplace and Manual Handling Safety at Work.
Facilities and resources
You will need access to the internet.
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