Fire Protection - Incipient Fire Fighting

Accurate Safety Compliance

Fire Protection - Incipient Fire Fighting

Length: 4 Hours with practical application

Description


Upon successful completion of the Incipient Fire Fighting course, the student will be able to familiarize and understand the general principles of
fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved with incipient stage firefighting. This course is designed to present the hazards involved with incipient
stage firefighting, principals of a fire extinguisher, and importance of fire prevention.

Course Topics:

  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Watch Duties
  • Fight or Flee
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Means of Egress
  • Elements of a Fire
  • Classification of Fires
  • Extinguishing Agents
  • Labelling Fire Extinguishers
  • Maintenance and Inspections
  • Choosing the Appropriate Fire Extinguisher
  • Using a Fire Extinguisher
  • Hot Work Permits
  • Emergency Response

Reference:  OSHA 29CFR 1910.157, 1910.504

Target Audience: This program is for all personnel, onshore and offshore.

Instructor to Student Ratio: 1:12 

Prerequisites: None

Written Exam:

Students are required to score a minimum of 80%. Before the completion of this course all questions answered incorrectly will be reviewed with
the student to ensure complete understanding is achieved.

Practical Exam:

Students will be required to demonstrate their ability to identify, inspect and use a fire extinguisher to extinguish various types of fires.  Each
student will have to effectively alert and communicate with others during a fire emergency, don PPE, select the appropriate extinguisher, complete
the P.A.S.S. system, and understand the reason for removing used extinguishers from service.  ASC proudly utilizes the BullEx Training System. 

Learn more about BullEx at www.bullex.com

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