The Complete Fires and Hazards (Health & Safety) Diploma

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  • Study type: Online
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  • Price: £74.40£240

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Course Description

The Complete Fires and Hazards (Health & Safety) Diploma

Understanding how to prevent and handle fires and electrical incidents will help you keep your business and home safe. Whatever your industry or job role, you have a part to play in upholding health and safety practices in the workplace. Thousands of people are injured in the home and at work every year; don’t let yourself be one of them. This course bundle will give you the skills you need to identify potential hazards, conduct risk assessments and make arrangements that will minimise injury and property damage in the event of an incident. It will also help you comply with your legal obligations under Health and Safety legislation.

What You Will Learn

This combined course includes the following:
  • Basic Fire Safety Awareness Certificate
  • Electrical Safety In The Workplace Certificate
  • Understanding Fire Extinguishers Certification
  • Fire Marshal Training Certificate
  • Fires & Explosions In The Workplace Certificate
  • Hazard Identification & Risk Control Certification

Basic Fire Safety Awareness Certificate

This course will teach you how fires begin and how the three elements of the fire triangle keep a blaze going. You will learn how buildings are designed to keep occupants safe in the event of a fire and how to evacuate a building in the event of an emergency. The course provides an overview of the most common causes of fire and the preventative measures you need to put in place to limit the risk of accidents. You will learn what you should do in the event of a fire, including how to alert other people in the building and how to use fire extinguishers if appropriate.

Electrical Safety in the Workplace Certificate

Electrical accidents can cause major injury and death, so it is imperative that everyone working with electricity understands how to do so in a safe, professional manner. This course addresses the most common causes of electrical accidents in the workplace and how they can be prevented. The course covers the Electricity at Work Regulations 1999 and outlines how and why employers and workers need to comply with this legislation. You will learn how to select the most appropriate equipment for electrical work and how to ensure that those working on these type of task has the right qualifications and experience.

Understanding Fire Extinguishers Certificate

Fire extinguishers can be invaluable in an emergency, but they can be cumbersome and difficult to use if you do not know how to handle them properly. This course will teach you how to select the right extinguisher when dealing with a fire. Along with an overview of the different types of extinguishers on the market, this course addresses their proper use, maintenance, inspection and servicing. You will the steps you need to take if a fire breaks out, allowing you to deal with a blaze as quickly and safely as possible. The course also provides information on the main causes of fire.

Fire Marshal Training Certificate

A fire marshal is an individual responsible for overseeing the safety of others in the event of a fire. This course outlines the duties of a fire marshal and explains why they must take both a proactive and reactive approach to fire response and prevention. This course is perfect for anyone who wants or needs to take on the role of fire marshal in the workplace, but it is also helpful for anyone who wants to learn how to deal with fires in other settings, including the home.

Fires & Explosions in the Workplace Certificate

Although often associated with stereotypically dangerous workplaces, fires and explosions can happen in any setting if hazards are not properly identified and controlled. This course outlines five steps you must take to prevent fire and explosions at work and how to comply with relevant legislation, including the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 2002 (DSEAR). You will also learn the importance of proper first aid training and how to abide by the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 can help you prepare for an emergency. You will also learn about the dangers of combustible dust and how to manage associated risks.

Hazard Identification & Risk Control Certification

Accidents are a possibility in every industry and it is the responsibility of both employers and employees to detect and manage risk. This course will teach you the differences between hazards and risks, how to gauge the level of danger posed by a hazard and how to implement the hierarchy of control to lower risk. The course will also explain how to keep suitable records, who to consult on health and safety matters if you do not possess sufficient expertise to evaluate a hazard and how to ensure that your risk assessment accurately reflects any changes made to the workplace.

The Benefits of Our Fires & Hazard Health & Safety Bundle

  • Understanding how and why fires and explosions start, and how you can prevent them occurring, will give you peace of mind
  • Learning how to identify potential sources of danger will enable you to keep appropriate records of risk assessments, which may be useful if you are audited at a later date
  • You will learn how to create a culture of safety at work, which is important in preventing accidents of all kinds
  • Upon completing the courses, you will also be in a strong position to train others in risk assessment