For a self-paced, guided learning experience
Duration: 1.5 hours
Fire poses a potential risk and may cause serious destruction to property and lives at the workplace. In order to maintain a safe working environment,it is important to identify the hazards and assess risks related to fire.
Quick detection of fire and prompt warnings can help employees escape to safety during a fire accident.
To prevent fire accidents, offices should be equipped with fire-fighting equipment that is maintained regularly. In an organizational setup, individuals will need to be trained on first aid, emergency management and use of fire-fighting equipment.
For instance, individuals should be aware of the difference between a carbon dioxide extinguisher and a water extinguisher and their use. They should have knowledge of disaster management techniques that will help them save lives. In addition, individuals should be aware of emergency evacuation procedures in the event of a fire accident.
This course will provide insights about fire and its classification as well as information about safety measures, equipment and procedures related to handling fire accidents. This course is useful for organizations that need to train the inmates to deal with fire hazards and accidents.
As an individual, it is imperative that you are aware of safety measures at your workplace and home to manage fire hazards. Here, in this course, we will discuss the ways in which you can deal with fire hazards as outlined below:
- Fire Basics
- Fire Classification
- Emergency Management
- Fire Fighting and Evacuations
- Fire Extinguishers
- Saving Lives
By the end of this module, you will be able to:
- List the hazards caused by fire
- Classify the various types of fires based on their characteristics
- Identify the ways to prevent and fight different classes of fire
- Distinguish the various types of fire extinguishers
- Explain the ways to save yourself and your co-workers from fire
This course is meant to benefit:
- Industrial workers including employees, contractors and management personnel prone to hazards in the form of accidents and health issues
- Employees and management personnel interested in learning more about workplace safety
- Social workers and common public interested in learning more about safety and health standards