Fire Extinguisher Safety

Environmental
Fire Extinguisher Safety

This course gives an overview of the fundamentals of proper fire extinguisher use. The course will review the fire triangle to show the three elements that cause fires, the five classes of fires as defined by the NFPA, the various types of fire extinguishers, and the "PASS" technique of fire extinguisher use.

Variants:
  1. Full Course - 14 minutes
    This version is designed for all school employees.
  2. Full Course (en Espanol) - 12 minutes
    Esta versión está diseñada para todos los empleados de la escuela.
Course Authors
Mike Peterman
Mike Peterman is a Cincinnati Fire Department Official and a liaison to the Cincinnati Public Schools for development and Code consultation. He has served on teams including Hazmat Unit, Bomb Squad, Firefighter, and Emergency Medical Technician. Mike has also completed extensive coursework with the US EPA, the NFPA, the US DOJ, and the Ohio Dept. of Commerce.