BASIC FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE FIGHTING

Fire is the course of huge losses in the workplace and at homes. Prevention is better than cure and understanding fire and how they start is key to preventing fires from starting. Basic Fire fighting course takes us through the different classes of fires that exist and the different firefighting equipment.
 
A practical component is set to allow the learner to extinguish a pan fire, using a fire extinguisher and the use of a fire hose reel.
 

COURSE CONTENTS

  • Legislation.
  • Safety Rules.
  • Theory of Combustion.
  • Sources of Energy & Heat Transmission.
  • Fire Extinguishing Theory.
  • Classification of Fires.
  • Identifying Types of Fire Extinguishers.
  • Operating Fire Extinguishers.
  • Evacuation Procedure & Safety Precautions.
  • Case Study.
  • Assessment.
DURATION
1 or 2 days
TARGET GROUP
HSE reps, supervisors, operational staff, emergency team members, administration members
COURSE OBJECTIVE
This course provides the learner with in-depth perspective on performing basic fire fighting techniques. Aims to equip the learners to a proactive approach towards fire fighting.
 

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