Module 2: Common Causes of Workplace Fires

Common Causes of Fire in the Workplace


While there are many reasons why a fire can start, the leading cause of fires is due to negligence. A business owner has to make sure their building complies wlth fire prevention legislation and have a Fire Risk Assessment completed. This will help reduce the chance of a fire breaking out in the workplace.

While every workplace is different, there are some common fire hazards to look out for.