Why Basic Fire Safety Training is Important?

Basic Fire Safety Training


Basic fire safety training at Medswift seeks to equip the student with greater depth, knowledge, and understanding of the threat posed by fire, their personnel responsibility in preventing fire and action to be taken in case of fire. Fire emergencies at home, work, school church, and any social locations have a huge impact on livelihoods and business continuity. As a result, basic fire safety training is an imperative aspect of health and safety. Medswift is both DOSH and NITA approved training institution

Objectives of the Basic fire and safety Training

At the end of the course, the student will have acquired skills to:

  • Identify common classes of fire.
  • Select the proper type of extinguisher
  • Evaluate when it is safe to fight “early-stage –fire” and apply the PASS method to operate a portable extinguisherContact us

Course Contents

  • Nature and basic factors of fire (the chemistry of fire and the triangle of fire)
  • The causes of fires
  • The classes of fire
  • The fire hazards
  • The behavior and characteristics of fire
  • Fire prevention and protection
  • Methods of fire control and extinction (the method of controlling fire).
  • The principles of fire extinction.
  • Firefighting equipment and appliances.
  • Portable fire extinguishers
  • The management of fire emergencies.

Evaluation procedures.

Practical Session: Action to be taken in the event of a fire and a roll call procedure at a fire assemble point to ensure that all the employees the visitors and the contractors are safely evacuated in the event of a fire at the place of work.

Fire safety training helps to protect your business. It ensures everyone knows how to act safely, reducing the risk of injury or loss of life in the event of a blaze. Basic firefighting techniques can also help to prevent small fires from becoming big emergencies.


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