Injuries caused by fires and explosions at work affect hundreds of individuals each year in the UK. Fires and explosions can happen in practically any workplace; these accidents are not just limited to stereotypedly “hazardous” occupations.

However, most of these occurrences can be avoided. The UK legislation that supports best practises for preventing fires and explosions at work will be covered in this session, along with the practical steps you may take to guarantee a safe working environment.

  • Why all business owners, regardless of industry or type of business, should be concerned about fire safety and the risk of explosions
  • The five actions companies should take to recognise and control workplace risks connected to fire and explosion
  • The key principles of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 2002 (DSEAR) and how to prevent fires and explosions by using a hierarchical method
  • How to get ready for a disaster using the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Rules of 1981 and other laws
  • Why flammable dust is hazardous and proper storage practises.

  • This training will assist you in fulfilling your legal requirements regarding health and safety if you are an employer.
  • This course will assist you in conducting a thorough investigation and highlighting potential dangers that may result in fires and explosions if you are responsible for performing risk assessments at work.
  • If you work as an employee, taking this course can help you stay safe while doing your job around combustible materials.
  • You can create a plan that specifies what to do in the case of a fire or explosion at work with the assistance of this course.

Unit 01: Introduction

Unit 02: Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 2002

Unit 03: Preparing for Incidents and Emergencies

Unit 04: How to Store Flammable Liquids in a Safe and Responsible Manner


Who can take the certification courses?

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.

How much time is required to complete a course?

Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.

What is the course’s organisation?

Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.

When and where can the course be taken?

Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.

Is there a final exam for this course?

There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.

What score must you get on the test to pass?

The test’s passing score is 70 percent.

What occurs if a user doesn’t pass the test?

If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.