Basic Fire Protection

Course Name: Basic Fire Protection

Overview: Effective fire control and extinguishment requires a basic understanding of the chemical and physical nature of fire.  This includes information describing sources of heat energy, composition and characteristics of fuels, and environmental conditions necessary to sustain the combustion process. Fire protection/safety refers to precautions that are taken to prevent or reduce the likelihood of a fire that may result in death, injury, or property damage. Prevention is the primary consideration!

Course Length: 2 hours + hands on assessment

Regulatory Reference (If applicable): 29 CFR 1910 Subparts E and L

Objectives: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will have gained knowledge and understanding of:

  • Fire prevention
  • Deaths due to fires
  • Fire prevention
  • Phases of fires
  • Classes of fires
  • Fire extinguishers
  • OSHA requirements
  • Use of fire extinguishers
  • Automatic sprinkler systems
  • Inspection, maintenance, and testing
  • Emergency procedures

Renewal: Annually