Portable Fire Extinguishers

Employees responsible for using portable fire extinguishers in the event of a fire

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
44 minutes

Description
This course is designed to protect employees and help prevent serious property loss from workplace fires. It identifies the various classes of fires, types of portable fire extinguishers, and actions to take in the event of a fire. It describes when and how to use portable fire extinguishers to put out small fires.
The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives for this course are to discuss the regulatory background for portable fire extinguishers, classify types of fires, identify types of portable fire extinguishers and fire extinguishing agents, and describe the proper location and use of portable fire extinguishers.

Objective

Portable Fire Extinguishers

  • cite employer responsibilities for creating educational and emergency action plans
  • identify characteristics of fire extinguisher usage
  • identify types of fires
  • associate types of fire extinguishers with the types of burning materials they are used for
  • identify the symbol used for each fire class
  • identify types of portable fire extinguishers and fire extinguishing agents
  • indicate the proper location and use of portable fire extinguishers
  • identify the proper conditions under which to use a fire extinguisher to fight a fire
  • identify steps in the PASS method of using a fire extinguisher

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.