The portable extinguishers training course is for all company employees. It is intended to provide organizations with a first line of defence in the event of a fire.
By the end of this training, the candidate will be able to extinguish an incipient fire using a portable fire extinguisher. This training is based on NFPA 600, NFPA 1081, NFPA 10, and Académie des pompiers standards.
Applying occupational health and safety rules when using a fire extinguisher
Understanding the development stages of a fire
Understanding extinguishing methods
Understanding how a portable fire extinguisher works
Understanding portable fire extinguisher classifications
Proficiency with the steps required to extinguish an incipient fire
Extinguishing an incipient fire
The different classes of fire
Handling portable extinguishers
Written exam and practical tests. The required passing grade is 80%. A supplemental exam is available.