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.