Course Description

  • Overview

    Fire safety and evacuation is your guide to a fire emergency and the preparation, practices and procedures around the event. This program will focus on building core concepts that will make a significant improvement to participants understanding and abilities to manage a fire emergency while putting safety first.

  • Outcome

    After completing this program, users will have a good understanding of the importance of developing fire safety practices, how to prevent, prepare and handle a fire emergency situation while and ensuring that personal safety is put first.

  • Course Duration

    Est. hours to complete : 1 Hour

The following topics will be covered:

  • Introduction to fire safety

  • Four basic principles

  • Understanding evacuation

  • The Three C’s

  • General fire safety tips

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Fire Safety and Evacuation

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Chapter 1: Introduction

    • Chapter 1 Overview: Introduction

    • Lesson 1: Video (Introduction)

    • Chapter 1: Knowledge Test

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Prevent and Prepare

    • Chapter 2 Overview: Prevent and Prepare

    • Lesson 1: Video (Prevent and Prepare)

    • Lesson 2: Cartoon Video (Prevent and Prepare)

    • Chapter 2 Print Out 1: Prevent

    • Chapter 2 Print Out 2: Prepare

    • Chapter 2: Knowledge Test

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Respond

    • Chapter 3 Overview: Respond

    • Lesson 1: Video (Respond)

    • Lesson 2: Cartoon Video (Respond)

    • Chapter 3 Print Out: Respond

    • Chapter 3: Knowledge Test

  • 5

    Chapter 4: Evacuation

    • Chapter 4: Overview (Evacuation)

    • Lesson 1: Video (Evacuation)

    • Lesson 2: Cartoon Video (Evacuation)

    • Chapter 4 Print Out: Evacuation

    • Chapter 4: Knowledge Test

  • 6

    Chapter 5: Recover

    • Chapter 5: Overview (Recover)

    • Lesson 1: Video (Recover)

    • Lesson 2: Cartoon Video (Recovery)

    • Chapter 5 Print Out: Recover

    • Chapter 5: Knowledge Test

  • 7

    Chapter 6: Summary

    • Chapter 6: Overview (Summary)

    • Lesson 1: Video

  • 8

    Next Steps...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...



Tony McGuirk

Tony has 40 years’ experience of risk and operational management and was CEO and Chief Fire Officer of Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) - one of the most complex, emergency management organisations in the UK - for 15 years, providing integrated emergency services to a population of 2 million people. He has been a National Adviser on Emergency Management in the UK, and has extensive experience in dealing with crises, emergencies and disasters. He has worked within a range of strategic governance frameworks including compliance with relevant legislative responsibilities. He was awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal in 2006, and made a Commander of the British Empire in 2011. He has worked in North America, Canada, Europe and the UAE and in 2015 he moved to Australia having been awarded a Distinguished Talent Visa for his work in disaster and emergency response and management. He is a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, and a Fellow of the International Institution of Fire Engineers. As a Commander and National Adviser to the UK Government, Tony has exercised strategic command and leadership during the management of major emergencies and crises including multiple rescues, major evacuations, major floods, terrorism and civil disorder.

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