Course length: Half Day
Cost $100
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.
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
Workers, Supervisors, JHSC members, and Safety Representatives

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

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