The purpose of this course is to provide general knowledge in fire awareness, fire safety and emergency response in the workplace.
This course covers:
– Identify and thus prevent common fire hazards in the workplace;
– Identify the different types of fire extinguishers and their purpose;
– Understand the process for correct use of a fire extinguisher; and
– Respond correctly in the case of an emergency.
In general terms, this course provides participants with the knowledge of what precautions they can take to prevent or reduce the likelihood of a fire that may result in death, injury, or property damage and to better enable those threatened by a fire to survive in and evacuate from affected areas, or to reduce the damage caused by the fire.