Fire Safety teaches participants about the legislated1fire safety responsibilities
of the employer and the worker, describes safe work practices related to fire prevention, and provides practical information about emergency response insituations involving fire.
This course is appropriate for all workplace parties, including frontline workers,supervisors, and management. Everyone in the workplace needs to understand the principles of fire safety and how to respond effectively in the event of a fire.

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of WHMIS 2015, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how the issue of fire safety is addressed by occupational health
    and safety (OHS) legislation in Canada and identify the fire safety
    responsibilities of employers and those of workers
  • Describe safe work practices that can reduce the risk of fire
  • Know what to do in the event of a fire
  • Recognize fire-related situations in which the use of a fire extinguisher is
    appropriate and situations in which it is best to evacuate rather than try to
    put out the fire
  • Identify the types of extinguishers, and the classes of fire that can be put
    out using each type of extinguisher
  • Know how to use a fire extinguisher
  • Understand the maintenance and servicing requirements related to fire

Evaluation: Fire Safety is a 4-module course. At the end of each module, there is a test.
Participants must successfully complete the test before continuing to the
next module. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module
content and try as many times as necessary to advance and complete the
course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each
test unique. Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable
certificate for your records.

Duration: This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at
anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on
the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter.
On average, the timeline for completion will be 1 – 2 hours.

Take-home materials: Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate
for your records.


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