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Fire Safety

Fire is an ever-present danger in all manufacturing workplaces and, without being properly addressed, it can cause significant damage to people, property, and the facilities themselves. This course discusses how fire extinguishers can be employed to prevent the spread of fire across a wide variety of working environments.

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Course Summary:

Fire is an ever-present danger in any kind of manufacturing workplace and, without being properly addressed by knowledgeable workers, it can cause significant damage to people, property, and the facilities themselves. This brief fire extinguisher safety course instructs participants on all aspects of correctly utilizing the tool, and discusses how it can be employed to prevent the spread of fire across a wide variety of working environments.

Course material also includes a detailed discussion on what causes fire, and examines how to reduce the possibility of combustion through consistently-employed Health and Safety practices. Workers and supervisors from any department or industry can employ the information presented during this session to their own workplace activities, and gain confidence in their ability to address an emergency.

Discussed Topics:

  • The causes of fire — sources, fuel, and impact.
  • Emergency procedures for responding to the presence of fire.
  • Understanding the various forms of fire and fire extinguishers.
  • Fire extinguisher maintenance strategies.
  • How to properly utilize a fire extinguisher.
  • Participant comprehension of course material.

DURATION: One (1) Two-Hour Session

LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: Participant Facilities or In-Person Classroom

SCHEDULE: Please contact Amy Edwards, EMC's Training Manager, at 1-866-323-4362 for upcoming course dates and times.

Training is available in English.

Ready for the next step in Health and Safety training? See EMC’s Health and Safety MEC program now, and keep building on your team’s knowledge of modern Health and Safety practices!

Contact Information

Amy Edwards
Training Manager
1-866-323-4362aedwards@emccanada.org
EMC
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