Fire Extinguisher Training (FEHM Compliant)

Upon the completion of this course, participants will understand the basic techniques required to effectively utilize a 30 lb. dry chemical fire extinguisher in a ‘live’ fire application and will understand the basics of Fire & Explosion Hazard Management (FEHM) – formerly the IRP-18 distinction.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Elements of fire
  • Chemistry of fire extinguishment
  • Dry chemical
  • Application equipment
  • Stages of the FEHM process
  • Fire & explosion hazard assessment strategies, hazard controls & prevention plan (FEPP)
  • Fire extinguisher equipment inspection & maintenance
  • Roles, responsibilities & communication
  • Reporting, investigating & communicating fire explosion incidents

This course includes a practical component where students are required to extinguish a live fire with a 30 lb. dry chemical extinguisher at increasing levels of difficulty.

IMPORTANT: Fire-retardant clothing/coveralls and full PPE are required – gloves, eye protection, helmet, boots, etc.

COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of the practical component and the written exam with a minimum score of 70%, you will receive a permanent Certificate of Completion.

Duration: Half-day (approx. 4 hrs)

Certification: TriTech Safety & Training Inc.                                     Expiry: 3 years