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Fire and Evacuation


Welcome to eLearning module Fire and Evacuation.

This eLearning module will assist you to gain the essential knowledge associated with fire safety and evacuation.

Annual training is a mandatory requirement for everyone involved in healthcare provided by NSW Health.

In addition to completing this program, you will also need to attend skills training conducted at your workplace in:

  • Practical skills in using fire equipment
  • Evacuation procedures specific to your facility and department.

A certificate is issued on completion.


At the end of this module you will have learned about:

  • What a fire needs to get started and keep going
  • Common causes
  • Consequences
  • Prevention tips
  • Fire detection equipment
  • Communication systems and procedures
  • Extinguishing equipment
  • Evacuation procedures


This course is applicable for all NSW Health Staff and for Health professionals may qualify for up to 0.5 hrs of Continuous Professional Development.