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Incipient Fire Brigade Training

9101 Annual Fire Extinguisher Training

Scope and Content: This course exceeds OSHA 29 CFR 1910.157 for portable fire extinguisher training. Through classroom and live fire training, the participant will understand the classes of fire, select the correct extinguisher, and demonstrate extinguishing a small fire. Topics covered include personal safety and using a fire extinguisher, basic chemistry of fire, classes of fire, and emergency action if a fire is discovered. This class will show the type fire extinguisher used at your facility and any special type extinguishers.

Test: None

Skill/Training Level: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.157

Length: 2 hours

Prerequisite: No previous training necessary

Student Enrollment: 15 minimum/20 maximum

Course Fee: $30 (industry provides extinguishers)

       $40 ( Fire Academy provides extinguishers)

*Off-site training cost is subject to change due to travel expenses.

9110 Incipient Fire Brigade

Scope and Content: This course provides the fire brigade member with an introductory level of firefighting training. Topics include fire behavior, chemistry of fire, portable fire extinguishers, standpipe systems, use of 1 1/2" fire attack hose lines, and fire streams. This course includes classroom presentations and practical field exercises.

Test: Written exam

Skill/Training Level: OSHA Incipient Fire Brigade Training (29 CFR 1910.156)

Length: 7 hours of instruction and field exercises

Prerequisite: None

Student Enrollment: 15 minimum / 25 maximum

Course Fee: $145 - In-state, $162 - Out-of-state

(includes lunch)

*Off-site training cost is subject to change due to travel expenses.

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