Fire Protection/Fire Extinguishers (1-2 hours of training)
This comprehensive interactive multimedia-training program consists of one lesson that trains participants on the responsibilities and functions of fire brigade members and the use of portable fire extinguishers and protective equipment.
Audience: This program is mandatory awareness level training for all employees.
Prerequisites: This lesson is designed so that no prior knowledge is required.
- Perform the proper procedures in case of an emergency
- Perform basic fire prevention procedures on the job
- Properly follow guidelines for dealing with emergency vehicles and for leaving access to emergency equipment unobstructed
- Perform the procedures for responding to a fire, including sounding the alarm and calling in a fire report
- Perform the procedures for evacuating a building according to the facility’s emergency evacuation plan
- Perform first aid procedures for someone who is suffering from fire-related injuries
- Identify the three components necessary for a fire to occur
- Describe characteristics of class a fires involving ordinary combustibles
- Describe characteristics of class b fires involving flammable liquids or gasses
- Describe characteristics of class c fires involving energized electrical equipment Describe characteristics of class d fires involving combustible metals
- Describe the three main principles for extinguishing a fire
- Describe the function and general guidelines for a fire brigade
- Describe the classes of extinguishers and identify common extinguishing agents
- Describe the method for determining when a fire extinguisher may be effectively used
- Perform the procedure for activating and operating a hand-held extinguisher
- Perform the procedures for conducting monthly inspections and annual maintenance of fire extinguishers
- Describe the components of personal protective equipment used by fire brigades and identify when it must be worn
- Describe respiratory protection and identify when such equipment is necessary
- Identify auxiliary fire equipment and describe when and how such equipment may be used