General

Fire Safety Induction Program (RC-FSIP)


Description
This program is authorised by the Victorian Government and has been developed to provide staff with instruction and information on emergency procedures, fire safety, portable fire attack equipment and fire prevention.

After completing this program, you will understand:

- basic fire prevention and safety strategies
- the procedures to be followed during any emergency evacuation
- how to identify and use a portable dry chemical powder extinguishers and a fire blanket, and
- the use of smoke alarms or smoke detectors and sprinkler systems installed in 24 hour supported residential facilities owned, operated or funded by the Department of Health and Human Services.

If you work in a Department funded accommodation, you are required to complete this training.

Content
  • Program overview
  • Introduction sample
  • Fire awareness
  • Fire awareness sample
  • Fire triangle sample
  • Extinguishing methods sample
  • How a fire spreads sample
  • Assessment: Fire Awareness
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire Prevention sample
  • Housekeeping
  • Hazardous areas: Internal
  • Kitchen
  • Activity: Hazardous area: Kitchen
  • Bedroom
  • Activity: Hazardous area: Bedroom
  • Laundry
  • Activity: Hazardous area: Laundry
  • Lounge room
  • Hazardous areas: External
  • Flammable liquids
  • Pool or spa
  • Combustible materials
  • Correct storage
  • General care
  • General electrical care
  • Activity: Hazardous area: External
  • Smoking
  • Ashtrays
  • Fire risk behaviour
  • Telephones
  • Room escape routes
  • Activity: Room escape routes
  • Electrical fire safety and prevention
  • Dangers of heat and smoke
  • Weekly fire safety checklist
  • Reporting fires
  • Impact on individuals
  • Assessment: Fire Prevention
  • Smoke alarm systems
  • Smoke alarm systems sample
  • Aims and objectives
  • Introduction to smoke alarm systems
  • Domestic smoke alarm systems
  • Residential alarm systems
  • Installation
  • Why do smoke detectors false alarm?
  • Faults
  • How and when to test smoke alarms?
  • Maintenance of smoke alarms
  • Smoke alarms for the sensory impaired
  • Strobe light and epilepsy
  • Activity: Brooks 2000 residential alarm system
  • Activation of the system by fire
  • False alarm
  • Isolating the alarm
  • Assessment: Smoke alarm systems
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Sprinkler systems sample
  • Residential sprinkler systems
  • How does it work?
  • Components of a sprinkler system
  • Sprinkler heads
  • How does a sprinkler head work?
  • When a fire occurs
  • Smoke volume
  • When the fire is out?
  • Reporting
  • Checking the sprinkler system
  • Checking sprinkler heads
  • Checking the pressure gauge
  • Exposing the myths
  • Assessment: Sprinkler systems
  • Emergency procedures theory
  • Emergency procedures theory sample
  • Emergencies and supervisors
  • Your emergency procedures
  • Fire safety principle
  • Considerations for people with a disability
  • Order of evacuation
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  • Emergency evacuation procedures: planning and practising
  • Emergency evacuation procedures: during an emergency
  • Activity 1: Identify how to practice emergency evacuation procedures
  • Activity 2: Identify how to practice emergency evacuation procedures
  • Individual responses
  • Procedures for fire
  • Standard Fire Orders
  • Activity: Identify the steps for the Standard Fire Orders
  • Changing the order of standard fire orders
  • Activity: Identify the fire orders that have not been followed
  • Evacuation diagram
  • Activity: Identify what should be included in an evacuation diagram
  • Evacuation route
  • Assembly areas
  • Activity 1: Identify the appropriate evacuation routes and assembly areas
  • Who to notify in the event of an emergency
  • Evacuation considerations
  • Situation report
  • Supervisor’s responsibilities
  • Evacuation pack
  • Activity: Identify which items should be in an evacuation pack
  • Assessment: Emergency procedures theory
  • Emergency evacuation exercises
  • Further planning considerations
  • Other planning considerations
  • The exercise
  • Debrief
  • Activity: Effectively planning an exercise
  • Assessment: Emergency evacuation exercises
  • Portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets
  • Portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets sample
  • Portable fire extinguishers
  • Dry chemical powder fire extinguisher
  • Activity: What should this extinguisher be used for?
  • Where the fire has spread
  • Attacking the fire
  • P.A.S.S
  • Fire blankets
  • Activity: Using the fire blanket correctly
  • What to do if anyone’s clothes catch fire
  • General tips
  • Assessment: Portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets
  • Other fire emergencies (eg Bushfires)
  • Other fire emergencies sample
  • Bushfires and grass fires preparation
  • Total fire ban days
  • Fire danger ratings
  • Appropriate clothing
  • Specialised equipment
  • Detailed bushfire survival plan
  • Action to be taken in bushfires or grass fires
  • Radiant heat is the killer
  • As a last resort
  • Activity: Radiant heat is the killer
  • Avoid bushfire danger
  • Trapped in a car
  • Activity: Trapped in a car
  • In a bushfire, remember:
  • Car Fires
  • Assessment: Other fire emergencies Eg Bushfires
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever