Fire Extinguisher Training – Hands-on

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.

Lessons include:

  • 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.

BP employees only: