Fire Safety

This course is designed to provide all employees with the essential knowledge and understanding of Fire safety requirements within the workplace and to enable them to work safely, act responsibly and prevent fire accidents and emergencies occurring. To promote the safety and well-being of all residents and visitors within the setting.



The learning outcomes

 By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • Discuss the employer and employee responsibilities under health and safety and fire safety legislation
  • Outline the principles of fire safety
  • Understand how fires start and the speed at which they can quickly grow
  • Describe practices that prevent fires from starting and spreading
  • Be aware of emergency procedures to be followed in the event of a fire in the work setting


Course content

This course covers the following:

  • Legislation
  • Fire safety
  • Reality of fires
  • How fires start
  • The fire triangle
  • Potential fire hazards
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire doors
  • Emergency procedures
  • Evacuation procedures and routes
  • Fire classifications
  • Fire safety equipment
  • Fire extinguishers



Learners will be assessed by –

  • Ability to answer questions during course
  • Discussion following feedback from activities
  • Post course knowledge test


Medex Group Limited
Botanical Gardens Business Centre,
3 Southbourne Road,
S10 2QN

t: 0114 266 5264
e: info@medexgroup.co.uk



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