Regulation 21 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that the responsible person (normally the employer) in a workplace ‘must ensure that their employees are provided with adequate safety training at the time when they are first employed; and on their being exposed to new or increased risk/s.
This online Fire Safety Awareness training course is designed to inform you about the fire risks in work premises and what safety measures should be in place to control them. It explains everyone’s legal responsibilities, the common causes of fires, how to prevent them, what fire safety arrangements are necessary, and the importance of following emergency procedures.
Having an awareness of fire safety in the workplace is crucial, not only for complying with the law but for keeping people safe. It’s everyone’s duty to help prevent fires from starting and to know how to evacuate safely if necessary. The knowledge you gain from this course enables you to meet these requirements.
Developed by experienced Health and Safety professionals.
Ensures compliance with UK Health and Safety and fire legislation.
Instant PDF Certificate of Completion upon successfully passing the online training course multiple choice assessment.
Our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Approximate duration: 2-3 hours.
Learn at your own pace with 24/7 access.
Please note, each course section must be completed before you can view the next course section.
Who Should Take Course?
The law requires all employees to receive adequate fire safety training, and this course is designed to help your business fulfil this legal requirement. It is suitable for anyone at any level, no matter what industry you work in, from employees to managers including full-time and part-time staff.
If you are in charge of fire risk assessments and overseeing evacuation procedures, such as a fire warden, you will need to receive a higher level of training than this course provides, as well as practical training in using firefighting equipment.