Fire Extinguisher Awareness Training
Fire Extinguisher Awareness Training is a fundamental of your safety training program that shouldn’t be overlooked. Did you know that you are required to train your employees on the proper use of fire extinguishers ever year? Since 2009 we have offered Fire Extinguisher Awareness and Fire Extinguisher Live Burn courses. We can hold your course at your facility or at our training center in Cincinnati, OH.
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Fire Extinguisher Awareness Training Frequently Asked Questions:
Is Fire Extinguisher Training required by law?
Employers are required to train employees on fire extinguisher safety specifically when there is a risk of chemical or welding fires onsite. Although OSHA does not require hands-on formal classroom training to take place for some settings, employers must provide workers with instructions OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.157(g)(1):
An employer must: Provide an educational program to familiarize employees with the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved with incipient stage firefighting. An employer must provide this education when employees are first hired and once a year thereafter.
Just having a fire extinguisher on the premise is not enough. If no one knows how to properly use the tool, it is useless. Not only how to use the standard fire extinguisher is important, but how to select and use proper extinguishers for the type of fire being faced is crucial.
How long is my Fire Extinguisher Certification good for?
Fire Extinguisher certifications are good for one year.
What is Fire Extinguisher Training?
Fire Extinguisher Training delivers instructions on fire safety, how to identify the appropriate extinguishers for a given type of fire and surface, and proper fire extinguisher inspection and use.
How do I know if I need Fire Extinguisher Training?
According to OSHA:
If fire extinguishers are available for employee use, it is the employer’s responsibility to educate employees on the principles and practices of using a fire extinguisher and the hazards associated with fighting small or developing fires. [29 CFR 1910.157(g)(1)] This education must be provided annually and when a new employee is first hired. [29 CFR 1910.157(g)(2)]
Employees who have been designated to use fire extinguishers as part of the emergency action plan, must be trained on how to use the fire extinguishers appropriately in the workplace. [29 CFR 1910.157(g)(3)] This training is a specialized form of education that focuses on developing or improving skills and it must be provided annually and when employees are first assigned these duties. [29 CFR 1910.157(g)(4)]
Can I do Fire Extinguisher Training online?
Online training is an option, however, before committing to an online plan, one should also note and understand that an online experience will not provide students with hands-on interaction with the various types of fire extinguishers—meaning students will not be able to practice and receive feedback on safe operation and inspection of fire extinguishers.
How can I become Fire Extinguisher certified?
The best way to become certified is by getting educated in a Fire Extinguisher Training Course. In just a few short hours, you will have the skills you need to potentially save lives and property by putting out small fires or helping to minimize and contain them until fire emergency teams arrive.
Fire Extinguisher Awareness Train the Trainer
Every few years, companies are expected to train their employees on a variety of safety standards. From how to operate, service and maintain heavy machinery to identifying and labeling hazardous chemicals and controlling toxic dusts on a jobsite, these are all potential hazards that contribute to thousands of injuries and deaths each year in the United States. One easy way to ensure that this process is kept up to date is to appoint a trainer within the company who can train your employees from within as well as train new hires in a quick and manageable manner. Having certified trainers within your business also means you’ll be able to train employees when it works best for your company and your people.
Our Fire Extinguisher Awareness Train the Trainer Course is just one example of many Train the Trainer Courses we can provide for your business. It delivers instructions on fire safety, how to identify the appropriate extinguishers for a given type of fire and surface, and proper fire extinguisher use. This Fire Extinguisher Awareness Train the Trainer course also provides your employees with proper instruction techniques, so your trainer will be able to demonstrate and relay important procedures to the rest of your crews during future onsite trainings. Students will learn the best practices for conducting such trainings along with having the authorization record and obtaining certifications for their students.
Our Fire Extinguisher Awareness Train the Trainer Course, as well as our other Train the Trainer courses, are a great option for organizations looking to have one or more employees that can teach and certify various safety topics relevant to your business. Having a trainer on your crew can greatly diminish the number of incidents at the workplace. By pro-actively training your employees and offering them an onsite trainer, you are making a long-term investment in their safety. Having an on-site trainer will help keep your company in compliance from OSHA fines as well as help you continue to protect your most valued asset, your people. Dial 877-209-9648 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.