Awareness and Education

First Aid in Fire Emergencies

Course Overview:

The First Aid in Fire Emergencies program offered by EduSafeAfrica is designed to equip individuals with the essential skills and knowledge needed to provide immediate first aid assistance during fire-related incidents. This course focuses on understanding the unique challenges of providing first aid in the presence of fire, smoke, and other hazards.


First Aid

Fire Injuries

Smoke Inhalation

Enroll in the First Aid in Fire Emergencies course with EduSafeAfrica to become a valuable asset in any fire-related emergency, capable of providing crucial first aid when it matters most.

Course Modules:

Module 1: Introduction to First Aid in Fire Emergencies

  • Understanding the importance of first aid in fire situations
  • Common injuries and medical emergencies in fire incidents
  • Legal and ethical considerations in providing first aid

Module 2: Fire-Related Injuries and Burns

  • Types of burns and their severity
  • Immediate first aid for burn victims
  • Use of burn dressings and materials

Module 3: Smoke Inhalation and Respiratory Emergencies

  • Recognizing the signs of smoke inhalation
  • Administering first aid for respiratory distress
  • Use of breathing apparatus and masks

Module 4: First Aid for Trauma and Fractures

  • Treating trauma injuries in fire incidents
  • Stabilizing fractures and dislocations
  • Immobilization techniques

Module 5: Evacuation and Patient Transport

  • Safe evacuation procedures during a fire
  • Techniques for moving injured individuals
  • Use of stretchers and transport devices

Module 6: First Aid Supplies and Equipment

  • Identifying and using first aid kits
  • Selecting appropriate supplies for fire emergencies
  • Maintaining and restocking first aid kits

Module 7: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Coordination

  • Contacting and working with emergency medical services
  • Providing essential information to EMS responders
  • Coordinating patient care and transfer

Module 8: Psychological First Aid in Fire Incidents

  • Addressing psychological trauma in fire survivors
  • Providing emotional support and reassurance
  • Techniques for calming and reassuring victims

Module 9: Mock Drills and Scenarios

  • Practical exercises in simulated fire emergencies
  • Applying first aid techniques under realistic conditions
  • Review and debrief of mock drills

Module 10: Certification and Graduation

  • Assessment of participants’ knowledge and practical skills
  • First Aid in Fire Emergencies certification
  • Graduation and celebration of course completion

Course Benefits:

  • Practical skills in providing first aid during fire emergencies.
  • Knowledge of specific injuries and challenges in fire-related incidents.
  • Confidence in responding to fire-related medical emergencies.
  • Ability to coordinate with emergency medical services.
  • Certification in First Aid in Fire Emergencies.
  • Ongoing access to course materials and resources
  • Consultation with fire safety experts for additional guidance
  • Alumni network for sharing experiences and best practices
  • Post-Course Support

Department Contact Info

School of Fire Safety Education

Box 353
Plot 50
Kampala, Uganda


Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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