Incipient Firefighting for Industrial Employment
This course is designed as an introduction for anyone working in an industrial environment. It is very basic in nature and not designed to certify anyone as a firefighter. This course is to prepare the student to prevent, control, and extinguish fires utilizing dry chemical extinguishers with an overview of fixed/automatic systems commonly found in industrial environments. Subject areas include: fire behavior, heat transfer, classes of fires, extinguishing agents, and portable fire extinguishers. Field exercises include fire behavior, hose handling, portable fire extinguishers and rudimentary monitor work.
What to bring:
- Work clothing/uniforms
- Safety shoes (in accordance with company policy)
- Safety glasses
- Hard Hat