Fire Prevention Awareness for Construction

Level: Introductory
Duration: 0 Hours 10 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD84
CEUs:
$25.00

The Fire Prevention Awareness for Construction online training from ClickSafety is an introductory-level course teaching the fundamentals of fire prevention safety specific to the construction industry. Because neglecting to follow essential fire safety protocols could result in significant structural damage, job delays, injuries, or death, this course equips participants with the necessary guidelines and procedures to promote fire safety in the construction workspace.

ClickSafety’s online Fire Prevention Awareness for Construction training covers fundamentals of fire risks and the key elements required to prevent them within the construction work environment. Each section will specifically communicate different fire prevention safety tips, such as essential steps to control fires, how to read fire extinguisher labels properly, and where to locate fire extinguishers in the event of a fire. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Introduction to fire prevention
  • Common causes of construction fires
  • Steps necessary for controlling fires
  • Fire extinguishers
    • Proper labeling and reading fire extinguisher labels
    • Proper placement of fire extinguishers
    • How to effectively use a fire extinguisher

Industry terms that will be discussed at length include the following:

  • Specialized halon extinguishers
  • PASS method to discharge a fire extinguisher
  • Classes of fire extinguishers – A, B, C, D, ABC, and BC

     

The Fire Prevention Awareness for Construction online safety course is designed for all individuals on the construction site responsible for fire safety and awareness. Specific employees who will benefit from this course include the following:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction foremen
  • Construction managers
  • Construction supervisors

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

ClickSafety’s Fire Prevention Awareness for Construction online training teaches participants the essentials of fire prevention within the construction workspace. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Understand the basics of fire prevention
  • Know how to assess fire risks
  • Know how to control small fires
  • Know how and when to use a fire extinguisher
  • Be able to distinguish which type of fire extinguisher is necessary
  • Know how to report and evacuate the workplace in the event of a fire
  • Have the knowledge needed to be recognized with a fire prevention safety grant
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