Fire Safety and Emergency Preparedness (General Industry)


OSHA requires employers to provide a safe workplace, which includes preparing for all sorts of emergencies. Workplace emergencies can be natural or manmade. Either way, the biggest risk to workers often isn't the emergency itself, but injuries sustained when trying to escape because of panic, confusion, and lack of information.

This course covers the OSHA standards for fire prevention and emergency preparedness. Topics include general information about fire and other potential workplace emergencies and the OSHA requirements for exit routes, Fire Prevention plans, Emergency Action plans, and fire protection.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:
  • Recognize the dangers of fires and other potential workplace emergencies
  • Explain the OSHA requirements for exit routes
  • Outline the requirements for Fire Prevention Plans and Emergency Action Plans
  • Describe OSHA requirements for fire protection, particularly regarding fire extinguishers.


This course is intended for all employees.


This course has these features and more:
  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams


OSHA – 29 CFR 1910 Subparts E and L

Approximate Length

2 hours

Delivery Method


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