COURSE: Fire Prevention Extinguisher Use

CATEGORY: Emergency Preparedness, General Industry, Construction

COMPLIANCE REFERENCE: T8 CCR 6151, 29CFR 1910.157

DURATION OF COURSE: 2 to 4 hours

PROGRAM GOALS
The goal of this program is to increase the participant's knowledge of fire hazards and fire prevention methods. Participants will learn how to utilize fire extinguishers properly through hands-on instruction.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
At the completion of this training session, the participants will be acquainted with the following information:

  • The facility's Fire Prevention Plan
  • How fires start
  • How fires are classified
  • How to prevent fire
  • When not to fight a fire
  • Identifying the proper fire extinguisher for different types of fires
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Inspecting your fire extinguishers
  • Evacuating a burning buildingWhat to do if trapped in a burning building
  • Hands-on fire extinguisher practice

At the conclusion of the class, each participant will take a written examination and complete a course evaluation.