OSHA prohibits workers from using a portable fire extinguisher unless properly trained to recognize when and how to use it. Therefore, regardless of whether or not you work in a high-risk environment where fire is necessary for processing, refining, or manufacturing, you and your workforce should be prepared and trained in how to prevent and extinguish fires.
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
Identify fire and fire extinguisher basics
Evaluate conditions to determine whether to evacuate or fight the fire
Demonstrate the techniques used to extinguish a fire