Health and Safety - Fire Safety

Event Description This online learning module is for staff and managers working at West Sussex County Council and for staff and headteachers working in West Sussex County Council Schools.

This module will support you to increase your awareness of Fire Safety and the role that you must play in keeping yourself and the people you work with safe.
Training Objectives The aim of this module is to provide you with a general overview of how Fire Safety is managed in West Sussex County Council.

You will discover what fire is, how it is created and explore ways in which fire can be extinguished.

You will also be supported to familiarise yourself with evacuation routes and procedures and to identify the role that you must play in managing fire safety. 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt in this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe what a fire is and how it is created.
  • Identify some of the most common reasons for why fires happen and what you must do to reduce the potential for this to occur.
  • Recognise and carry out your role and responsibilities in relation to managing fire safety.
  • Follow emergency evacuation procedures in case of a fire.
  • Explain how to extinguish a fire.
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    Course Pre-Requisites  
    Course Instructions While every effort has been made to thoroughly test this module using a range of internet browsers and devices, there are some eventualities that we are unable to predict.

    If you are having problems with a module please see the Online Learning Troubleshooting help page.

    If you are not able to find the help you need on the Online Learning Troubleshooting help page, or are still experiencing issues, please contact the Corporate Learning and Development helpdesk on cld@westsussex.gov.uk or call 033 022 22003 (x22003). 
    Online Learning Course Category Health and Safety 
    Subject Areas Legislation, Health & Safety 
    Target Audience WSCC Staff, Schools, New Starters, Managers 
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 30 minutes At your desk