Responding to your facility’s fire requires identifying the source and type of fire as well as evaluating the seriousness of the incident. Personnel must be familiar with their role in their written Emergency Fire Response Plan. Training and frequent drills are needed. This online Health Care Fire Safety course will help staff understand the chemistry of fire and how to prevent fires, including hazard identification. We will focus on reporting fires and following procedures for patient evacuation. Finally, we offer a list of minimum requirements that should be considered for developing your facility fire plan.
After you have completed this online Fire Safety training, it is our hope that you will re-evaluate your workplace’s fire emergency plan and encourage emergency preparedness awareness among your staff. This course will help you to understand the need for every hospital to have a written emergency fire response plan. eTraining also offers a fire safety course for general industry and constructions workers located here.
The course adheres to the OSHA standard for fire Safety – 29 CFR 1926.150.