Institute of Safety & Management is organizing a one day training course “Fire Safety Professional Certificate”.

Fire safety training information saves lives. It’s as simple as that. Whether it’s in your own home or in your place of employment, education and clear markings of important fire hazards and safety equipment can prevent injuries and save structures as long as people are well aware of everything they need to know. Knowing how to act in the event of a fire is an important skill for you to have.

As per the official statistics of Punjab Emergency Services, as many as 904 people were injured during fire emergencies all over Punjab, including 221 in Lahore, 130 in Rawalpindi and 125 in Faisalabad, whereas 72 people died in Punjab in fire emergency during 2016.

14,033 fire incidents were reported in Punjab in 2016 as compared to 11,565 cases reported in 2015. About 134 cases were reported of LPG cylinder blasts, 136 fireworks, 45 candle lights, 108 kitchen fires, 136 forest fires, 486 unknown and 1,973 other fires. A total 4468 fire emergencies took place in commercial areas and 4622 in residential and 4943 in other areas, adding that the most incidents occurred due to a violation or poor implementation of fire and life safety codes.

Source: Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) January 8, 2017.

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FIRE SAFETY COURSE OUTLINE

Fire Safety Training Content

  • What is fire?
  • What are common causes of fire?
  • What are different types of fire?
  • Fire Triangle and its application
  • Ways/methods of fire spread
  • Fire safety Standards (Introduction)
  • Fire detection and firefighting equipment
  • Physical factors involved in fire control
  • Means of escape in the event of fire
  • Types of fire extinguishers (Operation & Maintenance)
  • Principles of fire fighting
  • Fire Risk Assessment (All steps detailed discussion)
  • Roles & responsibilities of firefighting team

Fire Safety Course Benefits

Employees will understand:

  • The causes and effects of workplace fires
  • Identify appropriate fire safety legislation and the requirements that need to be met
  • The measures to be put in place to protect people and property
  • The purpose and use of fire risk assessments
  • Describe the actions to be undertaken when a fire occurs
  • Describe the role of the Fire Warden
  • List different fire extinguishers and their use

Benefits for General Public / Students / Young Learners

  • Improve the fire safety knowledge
  • Cope up in case of fire emergencies
  • Improve the CV by getting certification as fire awareness training is necessary to work for any industry
  • Job opportunities