FIRE EXTINGUISHER SAFETY

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FIRE EXTINGUISHER SAFETY

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This program is intended to introduce you to the basic elements of fire extinguisher use in case of fire in the workplace and techniques of fire preparedness. Each year fire takes a tremendous toll in industrial America. Fire kills, injures and disables people, destroys property, and causes the loss of jobs. Property loss each year is in the billions of dollars. Portable fire extinguishers are often the first line of defense against fire in the workplace. Many times during the early stages of a fire, it can be controlled by using an appropriate portable fire extinguisher.

REGULATORY REFERENCE:

29 CFR 1910.157

APPROXIMATE DURATION:

25 Minutes

 

COURSE OUTLINE

  1. Introduction
  2. Training Objectives
  3. Standards on Fire Protection and Prevention
  4. The Chemistry of Fire
  5. Fire Causes
  6. Fire Suppression
  7. Automatic Fire Suppression Systems
  8. Portable Fire Extinguishers
  9. Identification of the Proper Extinguisher
  10. Types of Extinguishers – Class A
  11. Types of Extinguishers – Class B
  12. Types of Extinguishers – Class C
  13. Types of Extinguishers – Class D
  14. Using a Fire Extinguisher
  15. P.A.S.S.
  16. When Not to Fight a Fire?
  17. Emergency Evacuation
  18. Summary

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