- Help meet requirements of The Fire Safety Order 2005 and The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
- Understand how fire begins and how it spreads and how to tackle it (includes the different types of fire extinguishers)
- Learn how to implement an effective emergency procedure in the case of fire and what to do if you can’t escape
To begin, we cover the nature of fire – how it works, and the different ways in which it can spread; we also cover smoke and the dangers it poses. This introduction is important for users so they understand what behaviour to expect from fire and smoke. It will help in the process of keeping the workplace safe.
Health and safety signs are used to communicate important messages to prevent injury or give instructions in an emergency. This section identifies the different types of signs you may see in the workplace; we define what they look like, what they mean, and our Traffic Light System provides a simple way to remember the different types.
In this section, we discuss the potential fire hazards that can arise in the workplace – covering ignition sources, flammables and combustibles. We also discuss certain working practices that need to be implemented to avoid creating fire hazards.