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Fire Safety Awareness


This is an introduction to fire safety. It gives advice on how to avoid fires and how to ensure people's safety if a fire does start.


Everybody working in non-residential settings


By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Explain how a fire starts;
  • Identify sources of ignition, fuel and oxygen;
  • Understand the risks of a fire occurring;
  • List the risks of a fire to people;
  • Reduce and remove fire hazards (prevention);
  • Dentify the signs and notices used for fire safety;
  • Explain the steps to be taken when a fire starts;
  • List the types of fire extinguisher.


Estimated learning time: 45 minutes.