Fire is one of the gravest workplace dangers, whether in an office or in the bush. Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners need to understand how to plan for fire emergencies in the workplace so that everyone gets out safely.
In this course, Fire Safety Planning and Systems you will learn about fire behaviour and fire safety so that you have the foundation for building a fire safety program. You will be introduced to fire behaviour in urban, wildland/urban interfaces, and wildlands. An overview of wildland firefighter activities will help you realize just what these crews face and what safety precautions they need to take. It will also deepen your understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS) and industry's obligations when working in British Columbia's wildlands.
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You Will Learn How To:
- Explain the basics of fire science
- Give input on fire safety program and training development based on an understanding of fire science and fire suppression basics
- Understand BC’s wildfire detection and reporting processes, including how wildland fire behaviour is measured and described
- Describe fireline organization and how it relates to fireline safety
- Summarize safe work practices for different operations, tools, and equipment used on British Columbia’s firelines
Who should attend:
Students interested in pursuing a career in Occupational Health and Safety, and small employers that want to ensure OH&S practices are being implemented in their organization.
Requirements: PC is Recommended for better user experience. Mac is also supported.
Textbook: Occupational Health and Safety; Theory, Strategy and Industry Practice Author - Dianne E.G. Dyck Publisher - Lexis Nexis, 2015 ISBN - 978-0-433-47896-6
(You will use this book for all of the courses)