OSHA Fire Extinguisher Training
Prepare your employees for fire and fulfill OSHA requirements by providing them with Fire Extinguisher Training.
What is OSHA Fire Extinguisher Training?
OSHA Fire Extinguisher Training is required for your employees, you’ll want to arm your employees with the knowledge and training to use fire fighting equipment in the case of an emergency. Did you know that the approximate discharge time for 10 to 20 pounds of dry chemical ranges from 10 to 25 seconds? Training staff to know information like this will greatly help them in case of an emergency! We want your employees to have all the information they need to quickly and effectively decide and act if there is a fire.
Fire Extinguisher training will cover :
- Class A, B, C, D, K fires:
- Parts of a fire extinguisher and how to work the equipment
- Correct technique using a fire extinguisher
After completing the training, your employees will be able to:
- Assess the situation and decide whether to evacuate or try to put the fire out
- How to activate and use a fire extinguisher
- Demonstrate correct technique using the fire extinguisher
Insure Compliance will meet with your staff and conduct in-person training that demonstrates how and when to use a fire extinguisher that will fulfill OSHA’s Fire Extinguisher Training requirements.
OSHA Fire Extinguisher Training covers regulations:
The employer shall provide employees who have been designated to use fire fighting equipment as part of an emergency action plan with training in the use of the appropriate equipment.
The employer shall provide the training required in paragraph (g)(3) of this section upon initial assignment to the designated group of employees and at least annually thereafter.
Why should I do an OSHA Fire Extinguisher Training?
Having employees trained to properly identify a course of action in a fire emergency yields benefits to worker safety, and company property. A full list of OSHA fire extinguisher training for employees includes:
- Prepare workers in case of a fire emergency
- Fulfill OSHA guidelines
- Take steps to minimize risk in the workplace
- Help with insurance requirements
10 - 20 seconds
The approximate fire extinguisher discharge time for 10 to 20 pounds of dry chemical.
This service is often combined with:
Fire Prevention and Escape Plan
Monthly Fire Extinguisher Inspections
Comprehensive Emergency Action Plan
Injury and Illness Protection Program
A fire plan describes the proper steps and actions for employees to take.
Every company is required to inspect their fire extinguishers on a monthly basis. This is an OSHA guidelines and also governed by the fire marshal.
OSHA requires you have an Emergency Action Plan. We can help create a plan for you!
An IIPP is the safety manual for your company. Insure Compliance will put together your IIPP so you can comply with OSHA standards and protect your employees.
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