More than a thousand Canadian businesses each year experience fires. While facility fires are relatively uncommon cause of workplace injury, serious or fatal smoke inhalation, asphyxiation, and burns are a very real risk—and burn injuries occur much more frequently with hot work.
Get up to speed on what you need to know to address fire safety in your workplace.
- Explore fire prevention strategies, emergency preparedness plans, and evacuation procedures and discuss how to tailor them to your specific workplace.
- Through discussion and case studies, learn to identify fire hazards, conduct risk assessments, and mitigate fire risks.
- Equip your committee to contribute actively to fire safety initiatives, engage in drills and inspections, and support a culture of fire prevention and readiness at your workplace.