Fire Extinguisher Awareness

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All employees who may be required to use a fire extinguisher should be trained on the following items, as serious repercussions may ensue if the employee is unaware of any of the following:

  • Type of fire risk in the workplace (e.g., electrical, chemical, etc.)
  • Selection of proper fire extinguisher class for each type of fire
  • How to read the markings (symbols and colours) on extinguishers
  • When and how to use fire extinguishers (P.A.S.S. method)
  • The importance of sounding the alarm
  • Health and safety hazards associated with fire in the workplace
  • Personal protective equipment associated with fire protection

The Fire Extinguisher Awareness course will outline all of these topics and more, including: the appropriate legislation, effectiveness of a fire extinguisher, fire extinguisher location, type and selection of fire extinguishers, fire extinguisher methods, and inspections, maintenance, service, recharging, and record keeping of fire extinguishers.

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