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Fire Extinguisher Use
OSHA regulation [29 CFR 1910.157] requires that, where an employer has provided portable fire extinguishers for employee use in the workplace, he/she shall also provide an educational training program to familiarize employees with the general principles of fire extinguisher use and the hazards involved with incipient stage firefighting and training in the use of appropriate equipment. The education and training shall be provided upon initial employment and at least annually thereafter.

After completing this course, employees will be able to:

• Identify the different classes of fires and understand when to use each type of fire extinguisher
• Identify precautions that must be taken before using a fire extinguisher
• Demonstrate how to extinguish a fire using the PASS technique
• Explain the components of a fire extinguisher
• Describe the classifications and types
• And more!

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