Fire Safety: The Basics

Fire Safety: The Basics 

You will not have much time for decision making if you are ever confronted with a workplace fire. Using real-life scenarios and practice exercises, this course provides easy-to-remember steps and information about responding to and preventing fires, including using a fire extinguisher, and tips on reducing the chance of injury.


Hours: 0.50


Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1619284

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)


Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals


This program is approved for 0.50 hours by the Dietary Managers Association. Approval code 162969.

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals


This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-FSBASIC
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Recognize common fire hazards in the workplace.
Identify the class of a fire based on the fuel being burned.
Select the appropriate type of fire extinguisher.
Use the acronym P.A.S.S. to explain how to operate a fire extinguisher.
Demonstrate the correct response to fire using the acronym R.A.C.E.

Section 1: Introduction Fire! Part 1 About this Course Learning Objectives Section 2: Fire and Fire Extinguishers The Basics The Five Classes of Fires Fire Extinguishers ABC Extinguisher Remember P.A.S.S. Fire! Part 2 Summary Section 3: Responding to Fire Introduction R.A.C.E. Practice Summary Section 4: Preventing Fires Look Out! Walk Through Section 5: Conclusion Course Summary Congratulations! References

Instructor: Scott Damas
Mr. Damas is a full time Firefighter/Paramedic with the City of East Cleveland, Ohio and a full time Paramedic with LifeCare in Lorain, Ohio. Mr. Damas believes that through persistence and determination, anything can be achieved and constantly seeks out ways to educate himself and stay informed about his career specialty. He works day to day in the emergency service setting, and thus has obtained vast knowledge about all types of emergency care. Mr. Damas is a frequent speaker at various organizations in the community about fire safety and prevention. He provides fire safety inspections of homes, businesses and schools in his district, providing education during these inspections on fire prevention and safety. Disclosure: Scott Damas has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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