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Course length:Full Day Cost $100.00 + HST / Person

SUMMARY

This course is designed to teach participants how to properly use a fire extinguisher and provide them with an understanding of how fires start and grow. The stages of a fire and the conditions necessary for a fire to be sustained (the fire triangle) are explained. Participants learn the different classes of fire and the classes of fire extinguishers used to fight them.
 
TARGET AUDIENCE
Workers, Supervisors, JHSC members, and Safety Representatives
 

LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the stages of a fire and explain the fire triangle
  • Identify the classes of fire extinguishers
  • Discuss the roles and responsibilities of workplace parties
  • Discuss legislative requirements
  • Discuss the importance of Fire-Safety Plans and evacuation procedures
  • Discuss when it is appropriate to attempt putting out a fire and when it is not
  • Discuss proper technique for using a fire extinguisher
LEGISLATIVE REFERENCES
Occupational Health & Safety Act
Occupational Health and Safety Act
Fire Protection and Prevention Act
R.R.O. 1990 Reg. 851, s. 123 (1)
The Ontario Building Code
The Ontario Fire Code Reg. 388/97
National Fire Prevention Association

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