Fire Extinguishers Safe Use and Handling

Course Description:

This training session will cover the safe use and handling of fire extinguishers. Fire extinguishers are a big part of safety in the workplace, in the home, on construction sites, and even in vehicles. This training session is intended for all employees who are permitted or expected to use portable fire extinguishers for incipient-stage firefighting in the workplace. The main objective of this session is to teach you how to use a fire extinguisher correctly and how to select the right extinguisher for different kinds of fires.

Course Duration: 18 minutes

Why “Fire Extinguishers Safe Use and Handling” Matters:

At the completion of this module, the participant will be able to:

  • Determine whether a fire should be extinguished or if evacuation is necessary
  • Identify different classes of fire
  • Choose the appropriate type of extinguisher
  • Recall how to use a fire extinguisher correctly
  • Inspect and maintain extinguishers properly