Fire Prevention in Healthcare

Fire Prevention in Healthcare

Updated May 24, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Understand how fires burn and how they can be extinguished.
  • Recognize common fire hazards that can be encountered in healthcare environments.
  • Know the policies and practices that should be used to help prevent fires in your facility.
  • Know what to do if a fire occurs.
Course Description

Course Description

MARCOM's interactive course on Fire Prevention in Healthcare Facilities looks at the fire hazards that can be encountered in healthcare environments, discuss how fires can be prevented, and explain what employees should do in case a fire emergency occurs in their workplace. Every year more than a million fire emergencies are reported in the U.S., with over 5,000 of them taking place in healthcare facilities. They cause injuries, deaths and more than $45 million in damage.

Areas covered in the course include information on how fires burn, the four most common classes of fires, dealing with a fire emergency, patient safety and evacuation procedures, fire hazards in healthcare environments, controlling electrical hazards, and more.

Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text and colorful graphics, this course provides the most cost-effective safety and regulatory compliance training available today.  The course is divided into a number of logical sections so information is easily understood. and retained. 

Course Duration

30 Minutes