Fire Safety Awareness

Subtitle

Available in English and French.

Course Description

 This new mobile-responsive eLearning course uses a scroll-down interactive design, where the learner moves at their own pace. The goals of this course are to:

  • Develop a general awareness of fire safety, including fire prevention, detection, and suppression
  • Foster an understanding of the types of fire extinguishers, and how and when to use them
  • Prepare workers with the knowledge required to identify, assess, and manage fire risks in their workplace
     
Course Availability
This course is available in the following locations
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nunavut
  • Yukon

What you should know

Duration
Duration
30 Minutes
Prerequisites
Prerequisites

None.

Course Content
Course Content

AFTER COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND:

  • Recognize major causes of fire in Canada Define fire tetrahedron, and describe the components of fire tetrahedron
  • Summarize the relationship between fire tetrahedron and fire prevention 
  • Explain fire detection, and the subsequent actions taken following detection 
  • Differentiate types of fire extinguishers and recognize their applications 
  • Describe the PASS method, and how it is to be used for fire suppression
  • What is the ‘Fire Triangle’?
  • What are the different classes of fires?
  • How to use and maintain the different types of fire extinguishers
  • How to prevent fires from starting and spreading
     
Delivery Method
Online