Fire Extinguisher Use
Among all the safety problems an employee can encounter, fire can be the most frightening. Every year fires cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage and result in thousands of employee injuries, a number of which are fatal. Yet many of these catastrophes could have been prevented if the fire had been extinguished before it started to spread.
Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text, and colorful graphics, this online Fire Extinguisher Use course looks at why things burn, reviews the types of fire extinguishers that are found in facilities today, and discusses how to use fire extinguishers to fight small fires. It’s divided into topic-based lessons so information is easily understood and retained.
- What causes things to burn
- The concept of “flashpoint”
- Classes of fires
- Fire extinguisher labels
- Chemical fire extinguishers
- Water fire extinguishers
- How to use a fire extinguisher
- And more!
Approximately 45 minutes
Testing conducted in this online Fire Extinguisher Use course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.