This program addresses the information a person needs to know in order to select and safely use a portable fire extinguisher in the workplace. The program content looks at:
- Components of fire
- Fire Fighting Techniques
- Extinguishing Agents
- Fire Extinguishers and the Classes of Fires
- Fire Extinguisher Operation, and
- General Guidelines to adhere to when fighting fires.
The program looks in detail at the most commonly used fire extinguishers in the workplace. When a fire starts, every second counts. It is therefore critically important that employees are fully trained and competent to use portable fire extinguishers. 15 minutes.