Fire Safety: The Basics for Canada

Fire Safety: The Basics for Canada 

You will not have much time for decision making if you are ever confronted with a fire. This course provides easy-to-remember steps and information that can guide your response to fires and prevent or reduce injury and harm.


Hours: 0.50


Certificates provided by accrediting body (0 Match)

Course Details

Course Code: REL-CAN-SRC-0-FSBC
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
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 A. Fire! Part 1 B. About this Course C. Learning Objectives Section 2: Fire and Fire Extinguishers A. The Basics B. The Five Classes of Fires C. Fire Extinguishers D. ABC Extinguisher E. Remember P.A.S.S. F. Fire! Part 2 G. Summary Section 3: Responding to Fire A. Introduction B. R.A.C.E. C. Practice D. Summary Section 4: Preventing Fires A. Look Out! B. Walk Through Section 5: Conclusion A. Course Summary B. Course Contributor C. References D. Congratulations!

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.
Expert Reviewer: Peggy Hewson, BScN, MaED
Peggy is a Health Services professional with over 38 years of progressive Nursing, Education, and Health Management experience including Critical Care Emergency Nursing, Case Management, and Home Care Senior Management. As Director of Product Management, Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centre’s, she was responsible for overseeing all aspects of software product delivery including implementation and constant improvement of a provincial home care solution and assessment solution for the Province of Ontario. Peggy is highly skilled in all aspects of communication and education, including facilitation, presentations, Disclosure: Peggy Hewson, BScN, MaED 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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