Fire Extinguisher Identification & Use

Duration - half day

The purpose of this course is to give delegates a basic  understanding of the factors that contribute to workplace fires, fire prevention, and what actions should be taken in the event of a fire.  The course begins with a theoretical introduction including and examination of all types of portable extinguishers, their uses and then concludes with a practical demonstration of extinguisher use.


The course covers:

  • Understanding combustion
  • Relevant legislation
  • Understanding the different fire classes
  • Understand fire extinguisher types
  • Understand how to use a fire extinguisher
  • Understanding the P.A.S.S. technique for Fire Extinguisher use



How is the course assessed?

There is short classroom based group assessment before delegates are asked to operate water and CO2 fire extinguishers.

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