Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting-NFPA

PROGRAM ID# SAF202001

Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting-NFPA

This course provides the emergency response team members, with the knowledge and skills to work safely and competently when responding to emergency incidents involving fire.

On completion of this course, participants will be able to demonstrate a competence in the theory and practice of the following:

  • Combustion Process
  • Fire Behaviors
  • Extinguishment for each class of fire
  • Portable Extinguishers
  • Personal Protective Clothing
  • Operation of Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Operation of Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Detection and Suppression Systems
  • Fire Suppression Strategies and Tactics
  • Benefits of Safety Inspections and Maintenance Training
  • Properties and Hazards of H2S, H2, CO, N2 and CH4
  • Biological Effects of H2S, H2, CO, N2 and CH4
  • Gas Monitoring Systems and Alarm Systems for H2S, H2, CO, N2 and CH4
  • Contingency Plans - Muster / Safe Haven locations
  • Basic Expired Air Resuscitation (EAR) / Life Support
  • Breathing Apparatus / Escape Breathers Familiarization
  • Portable Gas Monitors
  • Demonstration on Heat, Photoelectric, Beam Type and Smoke Detectors
  • Demonstration of Fire Reel Hoses

Participants are required to pass an assessment of practical skills and a written or verbal Examination of theory.