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Fire Extinguisher Safety

Course Code: OSH 240

The course is designed satisfy OSHA's fire protection standard at 29 CFR 1910.157 for employees designated by their employer to use portable fire extinguishers in the workplace. Employees learn to select the right fire extinguisher for the job, and use it correctly. 

The course provides employees an overview of portable fire extinguisher standards, as well as instruction in the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards associate with incipient stage fire fighting. The course is designed satisfy OSHA's fire protection standard at 29 CFR 1910.157 for employees designated by their employer to use portable fire extinguishers in the workplace.

Registration Includes:

  • Engaging, interactive OSHA safety training.
  • Workbooks and 29 CFR regulatory excerpts for reference
  • Tutorials for further reading on OSHA safety Standards
  • Three months of Lion Membership for complete compliance support.
  • Certificate to document employee's completed respiratory protection training.

OSHA Fire Extinguisher Training Covers:

  • Types of fire extinguishers
  • Fire extinguisher ratings and markings systems
  • Basic requirements of OSHA's fire extinguisher standard
  • Selecting a fire extinguisher
  • Basic functions of a fire extinguisher
  • Performing risk assessment on fires
  • Dealing with an incipient stage fire
  • The P.A.S.S. technique for fighting fires
  • Inspection, maintenance, and testing for fire extinguishers

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Key Learning Objectives: 

  • Detail the different types of portable fire extinguishers and when to use them
  • Properly use fire extinguishers in the workplace using general principles of safe use

Online Course Details

Course code OSH 240
Compatible on Desktop, tablet, or mobile
Duration 1 hour
Access time 90 days
Certificate issued Yes
Training required by OSHA (29 CFR 1910.157(g))

CEUs and Certification Maintenance

CEUs awarded 0.10
Lion Membership          3 months

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Why choose online safety training?

Online OSHA safety training is convenient, cost-effective way to prepare workers to recognize and mitigate the hazards in your workplace. Produced and kept up-to-date by Lion's team of experienced safety trainers and regulatory experts, the Fire Extinguisher Safety Online Course is easy-to-use, reliable, and designed to simplify safety regulations. 

Online courses are available 24/7 with support available 7 days a week. Our state-of-the-art learning management system gives you access to tools that will enhance your online training experience:

  • Resume your training from where you left off with automatic bookmarking
  • Track your progress with the detailed course status display
  • Get answers to your course content questions from expert instructors
  • Develop your compliance expertise with engaging interactions
  • Test your knowledge with exercises and quizzes on critical topics
  • Access your complete Lion training history at any time

Who should take OSHA Fire Extinguisher Safety training?

Any employee charged with using a fire extinguisher in the workplace.