Fire Extinguisher Safety (CAN)

Course Overview

If you were confronted with a fire in your workplace, would you know whether to fight or flee? If you decide to fight the fire, do you know what to do? Take this course to learn when to fight or flee a fire and how to choose and use fire extinguishers. Knowing what to do can save lives! Ideal learner: all employees

Fire Extinguisher Safety: Course Topics

This online Fire Extinguisher Safety for Canada course covers the following topics:

  • Fight or Flee?
  • Elements of Fire
  • Fire Type and Responses
  • PASS Method
  • Care and Training

By the end of this course, an understanding will be gained of:

  • How to decide whether to fight or flee a fire
  • The four elements needed to start and sustain a fire
  • The appropriate fire extinguishers for different types of fires
  • How to use the PASS method to operate fire extinguishers
  • How to inspect and maintain fire extinguishers
  • Best practices for hands-on fire extinguisher training

Online Course Duration

Approximately 20 minutes

Pass Mark

Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark. Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.