Fire Safety (Incipient Fire)

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.157 Portable Fire Extinguishers

Train employees on the use of dry chemical/CO2 portable extinguishers, wheeled units, foam and water spray applications. The class will also review how to safely extinguish incipient fires. 

Course Outline:

  • Firefighting Equipment
  • Employee Responsibilities
  • Fire Prevention Practices
  • Ignition Sources
  • Definitions
  • Fire Chemistry
  • Equipment Capabilities and Limitations
  • Classes, Ratings, Optimum Distance
  • Discharge Time
  • Review of USCG Fire Fighting Regulations
  • Analyzing a fire situation
  • Fire drills
  • BLEVE-dangers
  • Wheeled Dry Chemical Units
  • Water Spray Equipment
  • Foam Systems
  • Inspection/Recharge procedures
  • Portable extinguishers
  • Fire Detection
  • Portable gas detector
  • MMS Regulations
  • Hot Work permitting
  • Fire Safety Systems
  • First Aid

The employer shall ensure that each employee is evaluated to confirm that he/she understands the information provided in the training.

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.157 Portable Fire Extinguishers

SELA Safety Council, LLC. training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. SELA Safety Council, LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria.

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