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This course is designed to protect employees and help prevent serious property loss from workplace fires. It identifies the various classes of fires, types of portable fire extinguishers, and actions to take in the event of a fire. It describes when and how to use portable fire extinguishers to put out small fires. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives for this course are to discuss the regulatory background for portable fire extinguishers, classify types of fires, identify types of portable fire extinguishers and fire extinguishing agents, and describe the proper location and use of portable fire extinguishers. This course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
Employees responsible for using portable fire extinguishers in the event of a fire