An office fire can spread quickly, resulting in a large loss of life and damage to property. An organisation can minimise the risk and spread of fire by planning for a fire emergency. In a fire emergency, people can panic and behave in an irrational manner unless they have received the appropriate fire evacuation and safety training. In this program the appropriate procedures for minimising the risk of fire and the responses to a fire emergency are examined.
Topics covered include: Common fire hazards; Fire prevention; Fire detection; Facing the fire; Extinguishing the fire; Wardens and marshals; and Evacuation. 15 minutes.