Fire Extinguisher Use

Among all the safety problems an employee can encounter, fire can be the most frightening. Every year fires cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage and result in thousands of employee injuries, a number of which are fatal. Yet many of these catastrophes could have been prevented if the fire had been extinguished before it started to spread.

Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text, and colorful graphics, this online Fire Extinguisher Use course looks at why things burn, reviews the types of fire extinguishers that are found in facilities today, and discusses how to use fire extinguishers to fight small fires. It's divided into topic-based lessons so information is easily understood and retained.

Course Content Includes:
  • What causes things to burn
  • The concept of "flashpoint"
  • Classes of fires
  • Fire extinguisher labels
  • Chemical fire extinguishers
  • Water fire extinguishers
  • How to use a fire extinguisher
  • And more!
Course Duration

Approximately 45 minutes

Course Assessment

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.