Human Services

Occupational Safety and Health: Fire and Emergency Preparedness

Fires are a potential hazard in many different types of workplaces. Whether you’re a construction worker, a lab employee, a maintenance worker, or an assembly line employee, occupational exposure to fire is widespread. Understanding how fires start and are fueled in workplace settings is the first step to successfully preventing them.

Join instructor Jim Rogers as he shows you how to develop tailored emergency plans, respond to fire and medical situations vital to your work environment, and use common prevention tools such as fire extinguishers, fire alarms, and fire suppression systems. By the end of this course, you’ll be prepared to prevent—and also withstand—a fire emergency, keeping everyone safe in the workplace.

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