This course is designed to protect employees and help prevent serious property loss from fires. It provides information on the identification of the various classes of fires, types of portable fire extinguishers, when and how to use an extinguisher to put out small fires and the actions to take in the event of a fire.
The Portable Fire Extinguisher eLearning course has been designed to provide participants the knowledge to protect themselves, others and prevent serious property loss from fire.
Provided in this course is information on the identification of the various classes of fires, types of portable fire extinguishers, when and how to use an extinguisher.
This course meets standards as outlined in Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.157, 29 CFR 1910.39.
After completing this course, the student will:
- Understand the regulatory background for portable fire extinguishers.
- Classify types of fires.
- Identify types of portable fire extinguishers and fire extinguishers agents.
- Describe the proper location and use of portable fire extinguishers.
This course will cover the following topic(s):
- Fire Prevention Plan
- Final Exam