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.
- 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.
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