Designed for onshore Operations and Maintenance employees who may, as part of their jobs, use a portable fire extinguisher. Students participate in a fire fighting field exercise. This exercise may include extinguishing a pan fire or using a simulator.
- General principles of fire.
- Hazards involved with incipient stage fire fighting.
- General principles of fire extinguisher selection and use, including: Type A, Type B, and Type C.
- Fire extinguisher components.
Want to learn more?
The video (above) by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) provides a good overview of fire extinguisher usage.