Portable Fire Extinguishers 2.0 – Canada

  • 5 Topics | 34m 1s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course is designed to protect employees and help prevent serious property loss from workplace fires. It identifies the various classes of fires, types of portable fire extinguishers, and actions to take in the event of a fire. It describes when and how to use portable fire extinguishers to put out small fires. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Pinchin Ltd., an environmental, health and safety consulting firm with offices across Canada. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify an employer's responsibility for preparing employees who have been authorized to use portable fire extinguishers
  • match each class of fire with the type of burning materials it represents
  • match types of fires with the fire extinguisher(s) that can be used to put it out
  • identify the proper portable fire extinguisher to use to fight a particular type of fire
  • identify considerations for the proper location and use of portable fire extinguishers
  • identify the proper conditions to use a fire extinguisher to fight a fire
  • identify steps in the PASS method of using a fire extinguisher

IN THIS COURSE

  • Regulatory Background
    7m
  • Fire Classification
    6m
  • Extinguishers and Agents
    6m
  • Fire Extinguisher Location
    6m
  • Using a Fire Extinguisher
    5m