Topics

Theoretical

  • Chemistry of fire
  • Classification of fires
  • Types and uses of portable fire extinguishers
  • Causes of fire
  • Fire prevention

Practical

  • Hands on exercises with CO2, dry powder, foam, and water fire extinguishers, and fire blanket.

Legal

This course satisfies the occupational Health and Safety Authority legal requirement for staff fire fighting training under Legal Notice 44 of 2002.

Worker Training is also a generic requirement under Legal Notice 36 of 2003, Regulation 4 (3).