This course introduces the student to the recognition of potential fire hazards and emergency procedures. Topics include the chemistry of fire, types and effectiveness of extinguishing agents, means of egress, detection and alarm systems, fire brigades, fire prevention plans, and the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101). This course covers the topics included in OSHA 29 CFR 1910, Subparts E and L.
- Understand the importance of the Means of Egress.
- To know the safety requirements for means of egress.
- To understand how to implement hazard prevention and control program and assessments.
- To understand the elements which constitute the effective Egress fire protection program.
Lesson 1: Introduction to Egress and Fire Protection
- Fundamental Requirements – 1910.36(B)
- Protection during Construction and Repair – 1910.36(C)
- Maintenance – 1910.36(D)
Lesson 2: Means of Egress – 1910.37
- General Guidelines
- Exit Qualifications
Lesson 3: Emergency and Fire Prevention Plans – 1910.38
- Elements of the Emergency Action Plan
- Fire Action Plans
Quizzes – You will not be required to pass the quizzes to continue to the next lesson.
Final Exam- The final exam must be passed with a 70% in order to receive course credit. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.