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Fire Safety

  • : Sydney NSW 2000

Learning Activity Description

As a health care worker providing care or services to older people living in residential or home care you are required to practice in accordance with the requirements of the Aged Care Quality Standards.

This learning resource will also have relevance in all of other health care settings providing care or services to older people.

Aged Care Learning Solutions educational material is endorsed by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify workplace fire hazards
  • Describe the importance of knowing and following your organisation's emergency fire safety procedures
  • Describe how fires start and how heat is transferred
  • Describe the dangerous effects of heat and smoke from a fire
  • Describe the fire triangle
  • List the four ways in which fires can be extinguished
  • List emergency fire procedures
  • Know the acronym R.A.C.E
  • Apply the information on firefighting safety in a fire emergency situation
  • Explain the purpose of Emergency Control Equipment
  • List the steps to take in a fire emergency evacuation
  • List the stages of evacuation
  • Apply the information on the safe evacuation of people in a fire emergency
  • Apply the information on the safe management of people in different evacuation situations
  • Explain what a PEEP is and the information required
  • Outline how to access other emergency information at your workplace

Fire Safety
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Agedcare, Business of General Practice, Clinical Governance, Disaster Management, Environmental Impacts in General Practice, Geriatric Health (Aged Care and Continence ), Management, Management, Occupational health | medicine
Provider Type
Education Provider
2 Hours
CPD Points
2 CPD Points
Sydney NSW 2000
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