Incipient Firefighting for Marine Employment
This course is designed as an introduction for anyone working in a marine 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 marine 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.