Fire Extinguisher

This course is intended for those that may be required to use a fire extinguisher. It focuses on worker safety during a fire as well as understanding what type of extinguisher to use.

  • Components of a Fire?
  • Classes of Fire (Fuel)
  • Types of Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Extinguisher Selection and Deployment
  • Extinguisher Use
  • Fighting a Fire
Duration: 2 Hours
Method of Instruction: Classroom/Practical Exercises
Max Class Size: 12 Students

Call 250-751-4295 for further detail or questions.

NOTE: All courses can be tailored to include company specific information

Course Outline / Syllabus
  1. Components of a Fire?
    • The Fire Triangle
  2. Classes of Fire (Fuel)
    • Class A, B, C, D, & K
  3. Types of Fire Extinguishers
    • Water
    • Carbon Dioxide
    • Dry Chemical
  4. Fire Extinguisher Selection and Location
    • Extinguisher Selection
    • Mounting Location
    • Tagging Requirements
    • Inspection
    • Maintenance
  5. Extinguisher Use
    • The acronym “P.A.S.S.”
  6. Fighting a Fire
    • Assessing the Situation
    • Preventing the Spread of Fire
    • Extinguishing the Fire
  7. Practical Exercise Using Water Extinguishers