Fire Safety
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Fire Safety

Learn to describe potential fire hazards and how they can be avoided or minimized.

Magnifi Group
Updated May 26, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Describe potential fire hazards and how they can be avoided or minimized
  • Describe what to do in the event of a fire
  • Determine the correct fire extinguisher for each type of fire
  • Describe the common elements of an emergency action plan
  • • Describe the elements of the fire triangle and their relation to surgical fires.
Course Description

Since emergency situations can happen at any time and without warning, health care organizations must plan for and be prepared to protect their patients and staff during various likely emergencies, including blizzards, earthquakes, chemical spills, civil disturbances, explosions, fires, floods, hurricanes, radiological accidents, tornadoes, and workplace violence. This module will address emergency preparedness specifically related to fire safety.