fire safety at work online learning

Fire Safety at Work – Online Learning

The reasons to create a safe working environment where fire safety is uppermost in people’s mind are self-evident. This online learning will help bring the important topic of fire safety to the forefront of learner’s minds. In this e-learning course:

  • Recognise the importance of fire safety and its role in preventing potential disasters
  • Describe typical fire risks in the workplace, how it can spread and how fires are extinguished
  • Know what to do when fire occurs, what different signs mean and how to ensure the safety of everyone
  • Develop an understanding of fire regulations and the different roles of people during fires
  • Help create a culture of positive fire safety practice in the workplace

Course Introduction

It is a legal requirement for employers to provide information, instruction and training about fire safety in the workplace (Fire Safety Regulations – The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005).

While some professions may be more at risk of fire incidents, the truth is everyone in all types of roles have a role to play in ensuring fire safety practices are a normal part of day to day work. Fire safety is the responsibility of everyone within an organisation.

This fire safety at work e-learning course provides a clear overview of the important elements of fire safety and provides all the information to help ensure the safety of employees and customers when fire occurs.It is interactive and engaging with elements of ‘storytelling’ that help make the learning easy and interesting to follow. It’s a fun way of learning the important principles of fire safety.

Course Content

Module 1 – Why fire safety is important
  • Understand that the risk from fires at work is still present and safety measures such as this e-learning help to reduce the risk
  • Define the ‘responsible person’ as responsible for a fire risk assessment
  • Explain that risk assessments are designed to identify fire hazards
Module 2 – Understanding fire
  • Identify the three elements in the fire triangle
  • Explain why the fire triangle is important to fire prevention and extinguishing fires
  • Describe at least three classes of fire
  • Explain how fires spread
Module 3 – Fire prevention methods
  • Describe the main sources of ignition in the workplace
  • Explain how risk of fire can be removed or reduced
  • Describe how to carry out simple user checks on electrical equipment.​
Module 4 – Fire safety measures
  • Explain the different types of fire and smoke alarms
  • Describe the different firefighting devices and their uses
  • Understand the role of fire wardens and marshals
  • Explain what a personal emergency evacuation plan is
  • Explain why fire assembly points are important
Module 5 – In the event of a fire
  • Explain what to do if there is a fire
  • Describe what to do if they were trapped by a fire
  • Identify the three things to do if a person’s clothes are on fire.​
Module 6 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners including RoSPA Qualifications – Assured logo


All content can be adapted and altered to suit your needs. Courses are white-label as standard, but can include logos and branding where required. We can also provide AI generated language translations on demand.


All content is regularly reviewed and updated to ensure technical accuracy, best practice and legal compliance for your learners. Updates are all automatically made to content.


Your employees will receive personalised and dated certificates upon successful completion of our CPD certified e-learning courses. All courses have relevant accreditations.


Deliver e-learning courses via your own branded learning portal provided by us or upload our regularly updated courses to your own LMS if you would prefer.

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