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    Firefighting, Prevention and Evacuation

    Course Objective

    • Fires are a large threat to the health and safety of all individuals in the workplace.
    • Workers should not underestimate the threat of fire which can be caused by the procedures which can promote or cause a fire to occur.
    • This course indicates the importance of understanding the theoretical and practical prospects of how a fire can start, the methods in which it can spread, and the different firefighting equipment and techniques which can be used to save the worker.
    • Trainees must also be assessed on the importance of evacuation and how to prioritize protecting themselves then others by knowing to escape the area safely.
    The following points shall be discussed in the course:
    •  Definition of a fire.
    • The classification of harm which can occur when a fire starts
    • Understanding the fire triangle. 
    • Defining the types of fire.
    • Defining and understand what can allow a fire to increase in strength. 
    • Defining and understanding what can allow a fire to spread.
    • Understanding the types of fire extinguishers and their components. 
    • How to control a fire using fire extinguishing materials and techniques.
    • How to use a fire extinguisher.
    • What do if you or others are caught in a fire. 
    • How to evacuate efficiently during an emergency. 
    • Understanding the core concepts of emergency response behavior
    • Medical Services and First aid.

    Day 1

    •  Session 1 - Course Introduction  
    •  Session 2 – The Chemistry of a Fire
    • Defining Fire
    • The Fire Triangle
    • Consequences of Fires in the workplace
    • Indicating Sources of Fire in the workplace
    • Indicating Mistakes in the workplace which can lead to the ignition and/or spread of fires.
    • Session 3 – Practical Session
    • Practical Demonstration by moving around the workplace and providing demonstration of how a fire can start through different materials and/or operations in the workplace which can cause fires and the mistakes which can lead to fires.

    • Day 2
    • Session 4 – Targeting A Fire
    • Explaining how a fire can spread through direct contact, radiation, convection, and conduction of the fire.
    • Methods to prevent the fire from spreading without causing harm to others or yourself.
    • Explanation of different classes of fire.
    • Session 5 – Fire Extinguishers
    • Analyze the fire extinguisher to make sure that is fit for use.
    • Analyze the type of fire extinguisher and use the correct fire extinguisher for the fire at hand.
    • How to use Fire Extinguishers by following the PASS and RACE Maneuver
    • Understanding the importance of fire extinguisher locations based on the design plan of the workplace.
    • How to correctly store fire extinguishers.
    • Adequate Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, needed to fight fires safely.
    • Session 6 – Practical Session
    • Workers to equip the different personal protective equipment for fighting a fire.
    • Demonstrate the different types of Fire Extinguishers for Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D, and Class K fires.
    • Demonstrate the correct methods to inspect fire extinguishers thoroughly before usage.
    • Demonstrate the correct methods of holding and using a fire extinguisher in a controlled fire.


    Day 3

    • Session 7 – Emergency Evacuation
    • Defining scenarios in which the fire is unable to be controlled and/or safe to extinguish.
    • Separate Roles and Responsibilities of all workers in the establishment during a fire evacuation.
    • Defining emergency exit routes into primary and secondary exit routes
    • Defining emergency exit signs
    • Indicating the importance of emergency lighting
    • Defining muster stations
    • What to do when an emergency exit is obstructed.
    • The correct behavior during an emergency response
    • Emergency first aid response required by all workers.
    • Emergency first aid response required by supervisors.
    • Session 8 – Practical Session
    • Workers and Supervisors shall participate in a fire drill in their workplace in order to provide and asses their knowledge in all of the previous points and to indicate their understanding of emergency evacuation and response based on their workplace exit routes, muster stations, and assembly points.
    • Session 9 – Practical Session
    • Workers and Supervisors shall participate on First Aid training for the following emergencies:
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    • Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
    • Bleeding
    • Shock 
    • Heat Exhaustion
    • Heat Stroke
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Burns

    • All workers that will require core knowledge towards firefighting and refreshment towards their skills in the workplace.
    • Supervisors and Team Leaders.


    • Chemistry behind Fires
    • How to effectively and safely fight a fire.
    • Adequate emergency response
    • Definition of a fire.
    • The classification of harm which can occur when a fire starts
    • Understanding the fire triangle. 
    • Defining the types of fire.
    • Defining and understand what can allow a fire to increase in strength. 
    • Defining and understanding what can allow a fire to spread.
    • Understanding the types of fire extinguishers and their components. 
    • How to control a fire using fire extinguishing materials and techniques.
    • How to use a fire extinguisher.
    • What do if you or others are caught in a fire. 
    • How to evacuate efficiently during an emergency. 
    • Understanding the core concepts of emergency response behavior
    • Medical Services and First aid.


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