According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), more than 75,000 workplace fires and related explosions occur each year. Dangers of fire include heat, smoke, and toxic gases, all of which can have very negative consequences on the personal welfare of individuals exposed to fire.
The best way to prevent injuries and deaths from these hazards is to prevent fires in the first place. Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to identify:
Elements of a fire prevention plan, including fire prevention measures
The requirements for emergency exits
What to do in the event of a fire, including basic guidelines for evacuation and for using a hand portable fire extinguisher
The classes of fire, the types of portable fire extinguishers, and workplace requirements for fire extinguishers