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Using Fire Extinguishers Streaming Video on Demand

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Course Description

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More than a million fire emergencies are reported in the U.S. every year. When a workplace fire occurs, an employee will often be the first to respond, and fire extinguishers become the first line of defense against it.

Atlantic's training products on "Using Fire Extinguishers" look at different types of fires, discuss how they should be put out, and explain how employees can use extinguishers effectively and safely if a fire emergency occurs.

Topics covered include:

  • How fires burn.
  • "Classes" of fires.
  • Dry chemical and carbon dioxide extinguishers.
  • Water and foam extinguishers.
  • Using a fire extinguisher.
  • Maintaining fire extinguishers.
  • and more.


  • Identify types of fires and suitable extinguishers
  • Learn proper techniques for using fire extinguishers
  • Understand fire extinguisher maintenance procedures
  • Recognize the importance of early fire response in the workplace
  • Demonstrate safe and effective fire extinguisher usage
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