Fire Safety in Your Client’s Home

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Most house fires are preventable. In order to prevent harm, serious injury or death from fire, you must be able to identify and address fire hazards or risks in clients’ homes. Furthermore, clients should be adequately educated on how to minimise fire hazards and respond to an emergency situation.

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Older adults and people living with disability are at increased risk of mortality or injury from house fires, with older adults over 65 accounting for almost half of house fire fatalities. There are a variety of reasons why older adults and people living with disability are more vulnerable to fire threats.


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15 Nov 2021
Being aware of fire safety is beneficial for times of danger or preventing situations that can possibly lead to hazards in the home or workplace
Dione Henshall
21 Oct 2021
Beth Freeman-Gray
23 Jan 2023
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Mervyn McAllister
10 Sep 2020
Very informative information and practical tips for the home to keep people safe
Lindy Paynter
10 Sep 2021
Very informative, easy to read and comprehend.
Casey Calvert
07 Jul 2022
Excellent module - important factors in all areas of the home that need to be checked an monitored on a regular basis
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Andrea Soucelier
15 Sep 2021
great learning resource
Neethu Anil
28 Jan 2022
This course was good
Samantha Huang
31 Aug 2023
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Meredith McArthur
08 Sep 2020
well presented. Easy to read and understand.
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