Learning how to prevent fires from occurring is a good enough reason alone. It is so important to know that simple measures you can keep employees and employers safe. Making sure a workplace is fire safe is one of the most important responsibilities an employer has to their employees and the general public. Fire safety training plays a crucial role in continuing the positive trend towards fewer deaths and injuries. Legally, the responsibility for complying with fire legislation falls to the “responsible person” in an organisation. That can be the owner, employer, occupier, landlord or building manager of a site.