J. Schneider & Associates, Ltd
Incipient Firefighting

Incipient Firefighting

Workers need to understand how fires start, how to evaluate a fire situation, and how to respond as determined by that evaluation. The worker must also understand how to extinguish a fire should that be their response. Knowledge of firefighting equipment, equipment inspection, and techniques for its use are important to the success of a decision to fight a fire.

Topics Covered

  • Nature or Chemistry of Fires
  • Types of Fuel
  • Classes of Fires and Proper Extinguishing Agents
  • Types of Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Prevention
  • Analyzing a Fire Situation
  • Hot Work Safety
  • Equipment Maintenance and Inspection
  • Hands on training using a portable fire extinguisher

Course Details

  • Duration Half Day
  • Start Time 1:00 pm
  • End Time 4:00 pm
  • Prereqs None
  • Certificate Yes
  • OSHA Compliant Yes

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