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Fire Safety Awareness in Construction Online Course

£10.00

This Fire Safety Awareness in Construction course is designed to improve workers awareness of fire hazards in construction and the role workers play in fire safety.

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This Fire Safety Awareness in Construction course is designed to improve workers awareness of fire hazards in construction and the role workers play in fire safety.

The aim is to reduce the risk of fires on site and promote the protection of life and property.

Although the course makes reference to UK regulations, the information provided would be useful to anyone aiming to improve their knowledge of construction fire safety, it's associated risks and control measures.

Note: This course should not be deemed suitable and sufficient as a Fire Risk Assessment Course or Fire Marshals Course. These courses are under development.

UK HSE:
Each year there are hundreds of fires on construction sites, potentially putting the lives of workers and members of the public at risk.
Fire safety in construction is about preventing fires from starting and ensuring people's safety if they do.

Everyone involved with construction work should have a fundamental understanding of the following:
1 - Awareness of the nature of fire and fire hazards
2 - Legal requirements and responsibilities
3 - How to reduce the risk of fires occurring
4 - Know what fire safety arrangements should be in place
5 - What action to take in an emergency.

  1. Welcome to the course
  2. Free Downloads and Useful links to further information (Additional Items - Downloads: PCR Construction Fire Safety Tool Box Talk & Fire Evacuation and Escape Checklist; HSE Fire related download)
  3. Module 1: Background (introduction to fire safety)
  4. Module 2: Fire hazards in construction
  5. Module 3: Prevention and protection
  6. Module 4: Emergency action
  7. Module 5: Roles and responsibilities
  8. Module 6: 2022 - What's new?

Everyone involved in construction activities has a legal responsibility to manage the associated health risks from fire.

This Fire Awareness in Construction course is designed for anyone whose work involves construction, including:

  • Designers and principal designers
  • Contractors and principal contractors
  • Small builders
  • Employers
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Employees
  • DIY enthusiasts

This course is intended to furnish you with the knowledge to understand the risks and identify the control measures with regard to fire safety in construction.

Duration: Most people complete this course in around 1hr 30 minutes.

Certificate Expiry: The certificate issued for this course will expire 2 years from the date of successful completion.

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