This module is designed to give you an overview of good fire safety practice at work; identifying potential fire risks to yourself and colleagues, explaining what to do on hearing a fire alarm and how to utilise different types of fire-fighting equipment.

This module looks at the elements that make a fire, the different types of fire and how fire can spread. It covers the ways of identifying and preventing potential causes of fire, how to identify fire safety issues and the different types of fire extinguishers and their use.

Please be advised that this course is designed around an office environment. If you work in an environment where special rules apply around fire safety, you should seek additional training on these.


This course is suitable for professionals of any level who want to be aware of the risks and responsibilities surrounding fire safety in the workplace.


This module will take around 30 minutes to complete.