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Fire Extinguisher Training

Course Code:  WTD159

Course Name:  Fire Extinguisher Training

Prerequisite:  Completion of the online training course/bring copy of certificate to hands on session

Department:  Environmental Health & Safety Staff

Length of Session:  1 Hour

Audience:  All employees

Session Description:  The Department of Environmental Health and Safety suggests annual fire extinguisher training for all University employees.  Prior to attending a classroom training session, participants must complete an online training course: FireExtinguisherTraining.  At the end of the training course, participants will receive a certificate and that certificate should be brought to the classroom training. 

Maximum attendance for this session is 15 participants.  Please dress accordingly for the classroom training as a portion of the training is held outdoors.

Session Objectives:  As a result of this session, participants will:

  • Know the different types of fire extinguishers (A,B,C,D,K) and the type of fires (electrical, wood, paper, gasoline, cooking grease) they will effectively extinguish.
  • Understand how fire extinguishers operate.
  • Demonstrate how to extinguish a fire.

You may enroll through HRIS Self-Enrollment to receive immediate confirmation (see the Employee Self Service Learning & Development directions for more information). Or e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title and course date. Enrollment will be confirmed by an e-mail response to the sender.

It is the employee's responsibility to obtain the necessary departmental approvals prior to enrolling.

If you are a person who needs a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any Learning and Development offering, please contact K-State Learning and Development in advance at 2-1920 or at learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu.