Fire Extinguisher Use Online Training

Should a fire start at your facility, your employees need to know what to do. With this online training course, employees will learn how to assess the situation and decide the best course of action — evacuate and report the fire or put out the fire themselves with an extinguisher. View course details.

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  • After completing the course, employees will be able to:
  • •   Identify the different classes of fires and determine when to use each type of fire extinguisher
  • •   List all parts of a fire extinguisher
  • •   Identify precautions that must be taken before using a fire extinguisher
  • •   Demonstrate how to extinguish a fire using the PASS technique (pull, aim, squeeze, sweep)
  • Regulations covered: 29 CFR 1910.157 (Portable Fire Extinguishers)
  • Helps employees assess the situation and decide the best course of action (evacuate and report the fire or try to put out the fire using a fire extinguisher) to keep themselves and those around them safe.
  • The online fire extinguisher use course covers the following topic:
    • •   Classifications and Types
      • o   Classes of Fire (A, B, C, D, K, ABC/BC)
      • o   Fire Extinguisher Parts (operating lever/button, locking pin, carrying handle, pressure indicator gauge, hose, cylinder, label, nozzle/discharge horn)
    • •   Using a Fire Extinguisher
      • o   Precautions (call fire department, evacuate building, fire is confined, source is known, safe exit, right type of extinguisher, trained in using it)
      • o   PASS Technique (pull, aim, squeeze, sweep)
  • Intended Audience: All employees
  • Length: Approximately 20 minutes
  • Copyright Date: 2015 (Rev. 3/16)
  • Available in English & Spanish
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